How woke anti-racism fuels anti-Semitism
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2w ago
In this article from the website Radicalism of Fools Daniel Ben-Ami looks at some of the limitations of the new anti-racism movement One of the key tasks I have set myself this year is to examine the arguments around anti-Semitism in more depth. That is both those used by anti-Semites themselves and the limitations of ..read more
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Workers Now 
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1M ago
A new slate of candidates aiming to put working people’s interests first is contesting next year’s election.  The Reserve Bank predicts that New Zealand will be in recession for a year from June 2023. This will cause many people much hardship. Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr has made it clear that a recession is what ..read more
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What do animal rights, genocide minimisation and climate protests have in common?
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1M ago
Free speech is the common thread between these topics. Regardless of what we think of any of these subjects without free speech we are unable to evaluate their merits, criticise their shortcomings and develop a deeper understanding. If you haven’t checked out the left free speech site Plebity you should. Here are excerpts from three ..read more
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Phil Ferguson on his time in the radical Irish republican movement
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1M ago
This is the third instalment of conversations with Phil Ferguson. He is a founding editor of Redline and was a regular contributor. He has been out of action for the past year after suffering a stroke. He is learning to walk again and hoping to get back to writing. Tim Leadbeater sat down with Phil ..read more
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The case for free speech and courage
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1M ago
Best-selling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie makes the case for free speech and courage. Below is a brief excerpt ..read more
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Gustavo Petro and the Civic – Military Campaigns
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2M ago
Gearóid Ó Loingsigh looks at the new government in Colombia and how it talks of peace while increasing militarisation The Petro–Márquez government is one which proposes to bring us to what they term Total Peace.  The term and the proposal as such have been subjected to justifiable criticism, not least because it places the insurgency ..read more
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Phil Ferguson: a firsthand account of the Irish struggle
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2M ago
Phil Ferguson is a founding editor of Redline and was a regular contributor. He has been out of action for the past year after suffering a stroke. He is learning to walk again and hoping to get back to writing. Tim Leadbeater sat down with Phil to talk about topics including what drew him to ..read more
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How to counter holocaust denial – a particular type of hate speech
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2M ago
Plebity – a left free speech website looks at how to ‘counter hate speech with more speech’. This excellent article addresses one of the points discussed in the interview with Daniel Ben-Ami about how tolerance doesn’t mean silently allowing bad ideas or adopting a relativist outlook. WHAT DOES IT MEAN, TO ‘COUNTER HATE SPEECH WITH ..read more
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The Iran protests and the battle for Women’s Rights
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2M ago
In this Free Speech Union podcast Daphna Whitmore speaks with Dr Forough Amin about what’s happening in Iran after two months of growing protests across the country.  Forough is a women’s rights activist and the founder of the Iranian Women in NZ Charitable Trust.  Forough discusses the dire state of civil rights in Iran, the ..read more
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Free Speech to fight anti-Semitism
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2M ago
Free Speech Union member Daphna Whitmore talks with Daniel Ben-Ami, an author, and journalist based in London. His website “The Radicalism of  Fools” https://www.radicalismoffools.com/  aims to develop a better understanding of anti-Semitism and its root causes.  Daniel talks about different forms of anti-Semitism from the right and the left. He explains why definitions of anti-Semitism should ..read more
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