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The biggest threat to a free society is freedom of speech, says Canada’s Public Safety Minister
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2015
Radical Digressions
Canada's "Public Safety" Minister Steven Blaney says that the Holocaust could have been prevented if only Germany hadn't suffered from an excess of freedom of speech.
The Business of Bullshit
Klikauer, Thomas
Article
2018
CounterPunch
Bullshit business is about the meaningless language conjured up in schools, in banks, in consultancy firms, in politics, in the media and, of course, in thousands of business schools releasing MBA-cer...
The cost of software piracy
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2005
The enormous dollar amounts the software industry throws around in its PR campaigns about software 'piracy' are purely imaginary.
The Crusade in Favor of GMO: Falsehoods and Vilification Will Not Fool the Public
Todhunter, Colin
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Pro-GMO campaigners often attack critics of the technology by claiming their negative views of it emanate from well-funded environmentalist groups or commercial interests in the organic food sector. T...
"Fake News"
Introduction to the December 20, 2016 issue of Other Voices
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2016
Connexions
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentaries about obscure websites which are supposed...
Fakethrough! GMOs and the Capitulation of Science Journalism
Total Information Control
Latham, Jonathan
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Good journalism examines its sources critically, it takes nothing at face value, places its topics in a historical context, and it values above all the public interest. Such journalism is, most people...
'Free speech' - as long as it doesn't offend anyone
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2009
Canadian Dimension - Volume 43, Number 1 - January/February 2009
On the issue of free speech most of the right and much of the left are in agreement, and so too are many liberals, activists, and human rights apparatchiks. They hold essentially the same position on ...
Grand narratives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2011
Those who reject 'grand narratives' have simply bought into the hoariest grand narrative of all, the one which says that capitalism is all-powerful and eternal.
Have you heard the one about the negligent official and the obtuse columnist?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
When people die as a consequence of your failures, joking about it just isn't on.
Let Them Eat Climate Change
Montague, Brendan
Article
2015
DeSmog UK
The winds are changing for the energy giants. And so the black plumes of smoke emitted by the climate deniers in an attempt to provide cover for the coal, oil and gas industry have already been refine...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 23, 2016
Science and its enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016
Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 1, 2017
April 1 issue
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Other Voices always strives to present you with alternative views on important topics. This issue offers some really alternative perspectives and even some "alternative facts." As always, read critica...
TIFFs corporate mentality
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2015
Radical Digressions
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) tries to prevent anyone from handing out flyers to people standing on the sidewalk waiting for a film.
The U.S. and Israel Are Trying to Cure Breast Cancer With Tasteful Pink Fighter Jets
Article
2016
Salon
According to companies that manufacture pink doodads, we could totally cure breast cancer if it weren’t for all the people who are unaware of breast cancer. Since pink means women, and women mean brea...
"A warm reminder of humanity's less barbaric traits"
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2016
Radical Digressions

Sources Bookshelf

Doubt is their Product
How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
Michaels, David (ed.)
Book
2008
Reveals how the tobacco industry's duplicitious tactics spawned a multimillion-dollar industry that is dismantling public health safeguards. Offers concrete, workable suggestions for how it can be res...


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