Tag: free expression

  • Barilaro critic arrest emblematic of NSWPF Commissioner’s mismanagement

    Barilaro critic arrest emblematic of NSWPF Commissioner’s mismanagement

    In Mick Fuller’s fantasy world, political bloggers are “fixated” terrorists, cops are just “having a bad day” when they randomly assault indigenous people, rapists can be stopped by an app, smashing student protestors into the road is “reasonable force”, gay police officers have “loose morals” and should be harassed, and the solution to his officers’ […]

  • Banning Trump putschists from Twitter is not “censorship”

    Banning Trump putschists from Twitter is not “censorship”

    Last week, Donald Trump incited a riot at the US Capitol building with the intent of overturning the result of the election he undoubtedly lost. In response, the major social media networks and platform holders banned Mr Trump and perhaps millions of his supporters on the grounds that it had become clear that Trump et al. would defend the indefensible and possibly incite more violence.