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Freedom Of Speech

Standing up for arts education

Index has signed a petition opposing the British government’s move to replace GCSEs with the English Baccalaureate, excluding creative subjects from the core qualification at 16. Many leading figures in the arts have voiced their dismay at this short-sightedness, pointing out the successes of the arts in the UK in both social and economic terms.  We [...]


A personal message to Matt Denison,When you loose such a special person in your life, time seems to stop. Please accept our deepest condolence to you and your family in the loss of your uncle, Chief Larry Denison. We will never be able to forget your uncle, as he will always hold a place in [...]

Inoculating our economy

Barack Obama has been the worst president for the U.S. economy since Jimmy Carter. But Americans chose another four years of that. What should Canada do to protect ourselves from America’s continuing economic decline? Here are eight things: 1. Pay down Canada’s government debt. The U.S. is trillion in debt, and is racking up another [...]

From Baku: Voices for internet freedom

The Baku Expo Centre is a fairly bland setting for the Internet Governance Forum 2012 — even if the choice of Azerbaijan as host is not —  but debates, discussions and overlapping conversations are lively, pointed, sometimes heated with voices from politics, business, activists, academics, officials around the world arguing about our digital world. One thing is [...]

Ezra’s 8-step Action Plan For Canada

Ezra unveils his eight step action plan to inoculate Canada from Obama’s cliff jump.


Governor: Mike PenceAttorney General: Greg ZoellerU.S. Rep. IN. Congress Dist. 9: Todd Young State Representative Dist. 72: Ed ClereCounty Recorder: Lois EndresCounty Treasurer: Linda BergerCounty Commissioner Dist. 2: Chuck FreibergerCounty Council Member: Brad StriegelSchool Board Member At-Large: Jessica KnableSchool Board Member District 4: Rebecca GardenourFreedom Of Speech has a lot to say:First of all it [...]

Midnight police raid on disability campaigner over Facebook messages

Blogger Tom Pride has an alarming story of a Welsh disability activist getting a visit from local police, apparently because of Facebook posts critical of the government. According to the blog, the anonymous activist said: I’ve just had the police forcing their way into my flat near midnight and harrassing me about my “criminal” posts [...]

Thirty years of Channel 4

“Can we say that?” “Can we say that publicly?” Last night’s discussion at the Free Word Centre, marking 30 years of Channel 4, hinged on these questions. For the filmmakers, programmers, board members and legal department at Channel 4, these questions are also at the heart of their day-to-day operations. Chief Executive David Abraham’s opening [...]

Major Media Burying Benghazi

Ezra and Tiffany Gabbay of The Blaze discuss how the mainstream media buried the real Benghazi story, and Facebook’s censoring of a Navy SEALS anti-Obama post. This report aired on The Source November 2 2012. Ezra Levant


Hey There, What up? Phew, it’s been quite a month. Quite a month, Man… Oh, sorry about that, just got lost in thought about the terrible things Mitt Romney wants to do to women. Wait–that sounded weird. You know what I mean. Anyway, you can probably guess why I’m writing. I don’t want to lose [...]