February 2, 2018 33
The controversy over its foreign donation and foreign interference proposals confirms that this "Liberal" government is the most authoritarian in decades.
September 28, 2017 11
Last Saturday, US journalist Bret Stephens brought his blandishments to local media in a nice American accent. Helen Razer was not impressed.
September 20, 2017 10
More tired attacks on universities and cheap tit-for-tat undermine the integrity of free speech in Australia.
August 21, 2017 13
Helen Razer sits down with Glenn Greenwald to reflect upon the role of journalism, and resistance, in an era where writing is often seen as an exercise in branding.
August 11, 2017 9
If you wouldn’t uncritically air the views of anti-vaxxers or climate change conspiracists, you should avoid lending credibility to those who would demonise gays or reframe marriage equality as an attack on free speech.
August 7, 2017 5
The new Turnbull government social media policy has been criticised as an attack of freedom of speech. But does it breach the constituion?
July 18, 2017 19
Just because people say you are wrong does not mean you are right.
May 4, 2017 26
If Tony Abbott and the free speech crowd really believe free speech is the primary human right, then let's see them do something serious to protect it.
May 3, 2017 12
The trouble is that these contentless outrages are lit up in a society whose main problem now is a lack of shared meaning.
May 3, 2017
The champions of press freedom need to do more than cloak themselves in glib phrases, writes MEAA CEO Paul Murphy.