On false claims of complete freedom of speech in Western societies

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“ Public figures who insisted on Yiannopoulos’s right to free speech after all these incidences, but not after he appeared to condone pedophilia, aren’t making a statement about liberal values; they are simply revealing what they themselves are willing to tolerate. His demise reveals that at the end of the day we all believe there should be limits to freedom of speech ”

Ellie Mae O’Hagan, ‘The free speech is nothing of the sort, whatever the far right says’, The Guardian

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