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A Campaign Against De Facto Hate Speech Laws - Part 2

In this post I will outline the first of my campaign objectives, which is broadly speaking to have the word 'hatred' removed entirely from UK law.

by Chauncey Tinker, 26 Feb 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 22 February

Huawei 5G deal opposition, New immigration policy proposals, Crime - many questioning sentencing decisions, News about the BBC; new BBC series on whiteness, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 23 Feb 2020


A Campaign Against De Facto Hate Speech Laws - Part 1

Now that we have finally left the European Union, many people are turning their attention to the subject of freedom of speech.  In this new series I will be looking at particular cases to illustrate how problematic the UK laws that limit our freedom of speech have become.

by Chauncey Tinker, 19 Feb 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 15 February

The Campaign Against Thought Policing; Harry Miller wins his case, Pro-Brexit Cabinet Reshuffle, Boris promises to scrap the TV Licence Fee, Migrant Crisis News, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 16 Feb 2020


OFCOM Must Not Be Involved In Regulation Of Social Media

Today we see news articles stating that the UK Government has decided to appoint OFCOM as the regulator for social media. We were warned this was coming in the Conservative Manifesto and in the Queen's Speech.

by Chauncey Tinker, 12 Feb 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 8 February

Climate Change Agenda; Boris in talks with Attenborough, (post) Brexit news, HS2 cost up 50 billion, Latest media witch-hunt, Migrant crisis news, Another jihad attack and responses to it, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 9 Feb 2020


The End Of Blandoland

Once upon a time there was a country called Blandoland. The people of Blandoland were very peaceful and tolerant, and they were a happy lot. At some point newcomers started to arrive in the land ...

by Chauncey Tinker, 6 Feb 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 1 February

Great Britain leaves the European Union!!!, Alastair Stewart sacked for quoting Shakespeare, BBC News (news about the BBC), Various ongoing agendas as usual, Migrant crisis, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 2 Feb 2020


Friday Arts Feature - The Ode To Joy

As a piece of music the Ninth was the first time a leading composer had used voices in a symphony - which is why it is sometimes referred to as the Choral Symphony, the words taken from An die Freude (Ode to Joy) a poem by Friedrich Schiller.

by British Awakening, 31 Jan 2020


Have You Heard The One About Rachel Riley?

When blonde TV personality Rachel Riley did a dumb thing, my first thought was to try and turn the situation into a dumb blonde joke.

by Chauncey Tinker, 30 Jan 2020


Limits Of The Free Market - The Huawei 5G Deal

The US Government has been showing grave concern over the recent decision made by Boris Johnson's government to allow the Chinese Telecoms giant Huawei to play a part in the creation of the UK's 5G infrastructure.

by Chauncey Tinker, 29 Jan 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 25 January

Brexit News; 6 days to go!, Migrant Crisis News, Rape Gangs Inquiry, Crime Wave News, Tommy Robinson's Award Acceptance Speech, Coronavirus News, Climate Change Agenda, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 26 Jan 2020


Friday Arts Feature - The De La Warr Pavilion

So far as architecture goes, until now I have written mainly about either great railway stations or my passion for the buildings in New York. However for a change I thought I would write about a building that is not a railway station and is not in New York.

by British Awakening, 24 Jan 2020


Fair Cop Challenges Political Correctness

Harry the Owl (a social media account) is no more.  Harry the Owl's demise came after the police contacted Harry Miller to 'check his thinking'.

by Chauncey Tinker, 22 Jan 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 18 January

Brexit News - 12 days to go?, Labour leadership contest, Rape gang inquiry news, Roger Scruton obituary, BBC News (news about the BBC), plants in the Question Time audience, Delingpole interviews Laurence Fox, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 19 Jan 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 11 January

Iran crisis, Brexit news - 19 days to go?, Tall tales from a Labour candidate, Migrant crisis continuing, Jihad news, Verhofstadt threatens more regulation for the internet, Ricky Gervais ruffles feathers at the Golden Globes, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 12 Jan 2020


Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 4 January

The climate change agenda in the spotlight, UK Demographics, Brexit countdown restarted once again, Migrant crisis continues, Jihad news, Iran crisis, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 5 Jan 2020