Ben Blackburn discusses why radical ideologies can be more useful to politics than we think.
The Student Union’s Student Council voted earlier this week to reinstate its Women’s Campaign, which had previously been discontinued.
“Twitter is free to remove things from its platform: it does it all the time, the only difference being that now it’s happened to someone with tangible, if wilting, power. This is what other users call a ‘consequence’.”
Hayden Barnes examines the controversy over Donald Trump’s ban from Twitter.
“A new study out from Civitas has declared Oxford one of the worst universities in the UK for free speech: [previous warnings] have clearly gone unheeded.”
George Beglan examines what can be done to improve.
Jessica Lee discusses the problematic nature of ‘BAME’ as a catch-all term for minorities and the interplay between free speech and cancel culture.
Oxford University has released a ‘Statement on the Importance of Free Speech,’ and has rejected the Academic Hate Speech motion that was passed by Oxford SU student council on Thursday. The University told The Blue: ‘I can confirm that the University has no plans to censor reading materials assigned by our academics.’
Oxford University has been accused of neglecting student welfare in its response to the controversial cancellation of UN Women Oxford’s ‘Amber Rudd: In Conversation’ event for International Women’s Week. The Presidents Committee released on Wednesday an open letter to the Vice-Chancellor. The University chose this week to deregister United Women from its affiliated societies and Read More…