free speech


How 8chan Was Born – and Became the Worst Place on the Internet

"Real life stopped mattering to me," says founder Fredrick Brennan.


Tommy Robinson: Convicted of Journalism and the Worst Hot Take About His Situation

Michael Fabricant suggesting that the Tory party needs a little "madness and pizazz" to get through Brexit was a deranged take to out-do, and yet...


Inside London's 'Free Speech' Comedy Night

Comedians who believe you "can't say anything anymore" performed to a who's who of the British right: Paul Joseph Watson, Toby Young and Breitbart editor James Delingpole.


What the Waitrose Editor's Vegan Joke Tells Us About the Absurd 'Free Speech' Debate

Why does a question of basic professional etiquette have to become a national debate about freedom of expression?


The Universities Minister Invented a 'Free Speech Problem' at UK Unis – Here's Why

There is a threat to freedom of speech on campus – but it's not coming from the student left Sam Gyimah is so keen to criticise.


'I'm Delighted for Britain' – the Tommy Robinson Supporters Celebrating His Bail

We spoke to Tommy's fans and critics outside the Royal Courts of Justice following a judge's announcement that the former EDL leader will be freed on bail.


Facebook Is Using Bad Free Speech Arguments to Defend InfoWars

In a series of tweets, Facebook told reporters that conspiracy theories are a matter of free speech.


What the Far-Right Mean When They Say 'Free Speech'

The far-right is using free speech as a cover for bigoted ideas.


'Rick and Morty' Incest Porn Is Tearing the Show's Fans Apart

RickMorty shippers are testing the boundaries of the First Amendment.


Is Virgin's Decision to Not Stock the 'Daily Mail' Really Censorship?

They've decided to stop selling the paper and people are crying foul.


Right-Wing Newspapers Are a Threat to Free Speech at University

The idea of "snowflake" students is hysterical bullshit that could shut down legitimate opinions.