Freedom of speech? Hate speech? Or both?

freeAny discussion of the relationship between freedom of expression and hate speech in a democracy raises a series of polemical questions: Are the two in conflict? Does the right to free expression include the right to offend? Does banning hate speech equate to state censorship of opinions and attitudes? There are no simple answers, and … More Freedom of speech? Hate speech? Or both?

When to run?

Tired of lying in the sunshine Staying home to watch the rain You are young and life is long And there is time to kill today And one day you find that Ten years have got behind you No one told you when to run  You missed the starting GUN!  #Hleaks