October 18, 2017 3
A recent conversation between Michelle Obama and Roxane Gay illustrates that the idea we can "stay out" of politics is a false one, writes our Yale correspondent, freelance writer Emma Shortis.
September 11, 2017 49
Step 1: talk about freedom. Step 2: talk about the children. Step 3: mention the 260 genders that will result from a Yes vote.
August 21, 2017 23
Tony Abbott, in his clarion call, said vote No for religious freedom and freedom of speech. Michael Bradley explores how Abbott's invocation of freedom relies on trampling over the freedoms of others.
May 10, 2017 3
Bob Brown is challenging the constitutional validity of Tasmania's protest laws -- a subject the guardians of free speech in parliament and the media have had little say about.
March 31, 2017 22
Does Malcolm Turnbull actually want to change section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act? Who the hell knows anymore.
February 17, 2017 1
The Australian Human Rights Commission is resolving complaints before they get to court at a record rate, according to the commission.
February 7, 2017 1
Ask those who want to repeal section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act: just what is it you want to say, exactly?
January 9, 2017
From mankind’s divine freedom of speech to the Australian Human Rights Commission being a "get rich scheme for protected minorities", there are some eye-watering submissions to the 18C inquiry. Crikey intern Liam Apter rounds up the best.
November 21, 2016
New South Wales parliament committee calls for the federal government to implement UK-style internet filtering.
September 6, 2016
The freedom-loving think tank is taking its subversive message to children in a slippery slope of freedom of speech.