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John Lloyd and the grubby hypocrisy of the Turnbull government

John Lloyd and the grubby hypocrisy of the Turnbull government

For the Turnbull government, its mates get to break the rules with impunity, but any critic or opponent who can be vindictively pursued will be.

Palestinian Authority’s violent new era of stifling free speech

Palestinian Authority’s violent new era of stifling free speech

As the Palestinian Authority scrambles to maintain political power, it's engaging in violent attacks on Palestinians expressing dissent. Who does this action really benefit?

Where are all the ‘free speech’ advocates now?

Where are all the ‘free speech’ advocates now?

Crikey readers respond to the government's prosecution of Bernard Collaery, and Border Force's letter to a baby.

Is this the most repressive government in our history?

Is this the most repressive government in our history?

The controversy over its foreign donation and foreign interference proposals confirms that this "Liberal" government is the most authoritarian in decades.

Razer: easily flattered journos lap up Bret Stephens’ free speech, free market dross

Razer: easily flattered journos lap up Bret Stephens’ free speech, free market dross

Last Saturday, US journalist Bret Stephens brought his blandishments to local media in a nice American accent. Helen Razer was not impressed.

Rundle: schoolyard reactionaries cheapen free speech

Rundle: schoolyard reactionaries cheapen free speech

More tired attacks on universities and cheap tit-for-tat undermine the integrity of free speech in Australia.

Razer on Greenwald: journalism should be incisive, not amiable

Razer on Greenwald: journalism should be incisive, not amiable

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.

Matthewson: don’t give homophobes a platform in marriage ‘debate’

Matthewson: don’t give homophobes a platform in marriage ‘debate’

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.

Public servant social media policy unenforceable, possibly unconstitutional

Public servant social media policy unenforceable, possibly unconstitutional

The new Turnbull government social media policy has been criticised as an attack of freedom of speech. But does it breach the constituion?

Helen Razer will not be silenced

Helen Razer will not be silenced

Just because people say you are wrong does not mean you are right.