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Freedom in a Puritan Age
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An online journal of essays on liberty in contemporary society.
An online journal of essays on liberty in contemporary society.

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Chris Ashford notes that, despite politics on both sides of the Atlantic being dominated by the subject of same-sex marriage, most politicians remain frustratingly vague about their views.

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‎Charles Brickdale argues that, in their bigotry and self-righteousness, ‘Hope Not Hate’ are not the friends of liberty they take themselves to be, but instead Breivik’s mirror-image.

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Brooke Magnanti on The Today programme (from 1hr 52mins) on why "a top-down approach" to preventing children from viewing adult material is a bad idea.

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Following the Michael Peacock trial, Jane Fae argues that the Crown Prosecution Service is attempting to eradicate 'obscenity' by supplanting juries and politicians — positioning itself as ultimate arbiter of law.

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As Holocaust Memorial Day approaches, Charles Brickdale asks: Should We Stop Teaching the Holocaust in Schools?

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Filmed by WORLDbytes at the 2011 Battle of Ideas, this debate considers the implications of some scientists' claims of 'male' and 'female' brains.

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The AIDS Health Care Foundation's campaign to mandate condom use in porn is an attempt to repurpose porn as propaganda.

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FIPA's Latest News looks at the implications of Michael Peacock’s acquittal, the continuing rise of ‘health and safety’ panics around sexuality, and offers Peter Tatchell’s vision of a world evolved beyond sexual orientation.
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