Category Archives: Freedom of speech

What bravery looks like in the modern age

It seems but only for a moment that Catallaxy has gone over to the History of Economics. And while I was contemplating all this in that little discussion on Schumpeter here and here, which had followed my own postings on … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech | 20 Comments

Guest post. Cardimona planting seeds of doubt

Since retiring I’ve made it my mission in life to plant seeds of doubt in the minds of left-wing media (BIRM) employees.  You already know, I write many … many letters and texts to editors, often cc-ing the journo who … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Fake News, Freedom of speech, Guest Post | 78 Comments

Chomsky = Hitler

A timely reminder that none of the noise of Walmart Wobblies matters a jot for retail, ballot box politics: Leftists Condemn Noam Chomsky for Defending Free Speech. Noam Chomsky was a Cambodian Genocide denier who defended Pol Pot and the … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Western Civilsation | 43 Comments

Support Facebook

Now I realise that many haters hate Facebook – Fascistbook one person called it when I was singing the praises of  their currency Libra – but right now they are making a spirited defence of free speech. Jim Steyer, the … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, Freedom, Freedom of speech | 28 Comments

Parler liberté

There is now an alternative to Twitter: Liberal Media Sure Are Obsessed With Villifying #Parler As Alternative To Twitter. I’ve joined up and we shall see how many others do as well. “A whopping 500,000 users [including Legal Insurrection] signed … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Media | 74 Comments

Woman Told

Labor senator pulls ‘all lives matter’ post after social media backlash.   A Tasmanian Labor senator has apologised for reposting an “all lives matter” image to social media, saying it was “careless and insensitive”. Helen Polley sparked outrage on Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Hypocrisy of progressives | 50 Comments

The culture wars have stepped up a notch.

I have been enjoying watching Donald Trump tell the world on Twitter that Twitter itself is stifling free speech. The irony is delicious. Twitter struck back by ‘fact-checking’ some of Trump’s tweets. Now we all know that ‘fact-checking’ is a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, Freedom of speech, Politics | 160 Comments

BP boss finds out he just lost the Hitler meme case

 Mein Führer … Steiner …                                                                                                                    A BP refinery worker sacked for mocking the company’s approach to bargaining over pay through a popular Hitler meme has had a decisive win after the company took the case all the way to the … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Rule of law | 17 Comments

China’s University of Queensland working to expel CCP critic

Administrators have concocted a 186-page charge sheet (which is secret) to get rid of him.

Posted in Education, Freedom of speech, Terrorism | 27 Comments

The C Was Angry That Day, My Friends

SPIRITS combative and fractious descended on Catallaxy’s usually Algonquin Round Table-esque Open Forum yesterday. The topic was, of course, coronavirus – a topic so excruciatingly inescapable it’s like binge-enduring 20 years of climate change Q&As in one evening. No surprise … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Freedom of speech, Site News | 24 Comments