We won’t defeat the ideologies of fascism and Islamism through blanket censorship. We defeat these ideas by exposing their fallacies and undermining their arguments through open debate and criticisms. Islamists and their fellow-travellers on the far-Left will attempt to shut down this discussion, but we cannot let this happen.
Climate change is perhaps the single biggest challenge our species faces in the future. We often hear about the damage climate change will directly inflict on our civilization: increased severe weather events, extreme drought, sea-level rise and desertification. What sometimes gets less focus is the human cost of climate change
The Left needs to rediscover and reclaim its liberalism. Otherwise, the basic liberties of free thought and free expression will be owned by the Right.
The price of liberty is cheap. However, as we continue to erode the principle of free and open critical debate, the price will increase accordingly.
In today’s world of tumultuous politics, a burgeoning gulf is beginning to wedge opinion both internally and between the various parties. Yet I would hazard one…