Category Archives: Battle of Ideas 2015

Is political correctness killing comedy and free speech?

As comedian Daniel O’Reilly (aka Dapper Laughs) once again finds himself vilified on-line and by the media it’s timely to look at what “crime” he’s actually committed to find himself subject to so much mirth. “Is political correctness killing comedy … Continue reading

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After Ferguson: How far has the civil rights movement progressed in America and Britain?

One year on from the tragic events of Ferguson, Missouri, where Michael Brown, 18, was shot dead by police, which resulted in the Ferguson riots of August 2014 and other “sympathy riots” right across America, what is the current state … Continue reading

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