Speech Matters: Getting Free Speech Right

Speech Matters: Getting Free Speech Right

Katharine Gelber / May 28, 2020

Speech Matters Getting Free Speech Right A council officer shuts down a Sydney art exhibition that sends a political message about the Iraq war Big Day Out organizers are attacked for requesting that attendees not wear the Australian flag af

  • Title: Speech Matters: Getting Free Speech Right
  • Author: Katharine Gelber
  • ISBN: 9780702238734
  • Page: 462
  • Format: Paperback
  • A council officer shuts down a Sydney art exhibition that sends a political message about the Iraq war Big Day Out organizers are attacked for requesting that attendees not wear the Australian flag after the Cronulla riots Why are Australians getting free speech wrong Despite its professed support of free speech, Australia is remarkably tolerant of activities that curtaA council officer shuts down a Sydney art exhibition that sends a political message about the Iraq war Big Day Out organizers are attacked for requesting that attendees not wear the Australian flag after the Cronulla riots Why are Australians getting free speech wrong Despite its professed support of free speech, Australia is remarkably tolerant of activities that curtail it Arguing that freedom of speech is a vital democratic freedom, this account investigates a wide range of political expression to discover what value Australians place on free speech Filled with controversial examples to fuel the debate, it questions the efficacy and extent of the public s commitment to freedom of speech in Australian political culture This important book rethinks freedom of speech and encourages citizens to be active in running their country.

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    1. "Freedom of speech" is a continuing if multi-faceted topic in Australia. A libertarian Senator thinks that being offended by what another says is a choice, a variant of an existential perspective. Some like him want to be able to say whatever they wish: this content seems to be in the realm of what could be called "hate speech." Conservative think tanks also appear to push this line, from a libertarian perspective that seems to have to do with a market perspective of society and a presumption th [...]


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