We should not send people to prison for being offensive – Jonathan Calder explains what should be a simple principle, but it’s one sadly forgotten by many people.
Eric Pickles: are you a cigar-chomping Commie? – Writing at Liberal Democrat Voice, Andy Boddington points out some of the Communities Secretary’s inconsistencies and hypocrisies.
Perpetual Peace and European Union – To mark the EU winning the Nobel Peace Prize, Chris Brooke reproduces a lecture on some of the philosophical origins of it.
NHS Reform the bill that “no one voted for”? Not really. – Mat Bowles looks at what was actually in the Conservative manifesto two years ago.
Jimmy Savile and David Icke – all the pieces matter – Not for everyone: Frantic Planet looks at the bizarre conspiracy theories being espoused on the David Icke forums. (via)
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