TEDx: How offence culture stifles progress

Jess Butcher interviews Claire Fox about her book ‘I Find that Offensive’, exploring whether offence culture has become the dominant ideology of modern society and the damaging effects it has on debate, intellectual progress, and mental resilience.

The dangers of illiberal liberalism

Liberals who repress speech to prevent harm risk inviting authoritarianism writes Claire in the Economist. If ever there was a vivid illustration of illiberal liberalism, it was the response to one of the essays in this very series. After The Economist published an article by Kathleen Stock, reader in philosophy at the University of Sussex, which sensitively questioned whether … Read more