[Marxism] LENIN'S TOMB: This isn't really about free speech, is it? - Letter to Apostate Windbag

Lenin's Tomb leninstombblog at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 14 15:21:28 MST 2015


Well, as I’m on this list, I’m in a position to clarify this point: where does my piece say that Leigh is restricting anyone’s freedom to express an opinion?


> On 14 Jan 2015, at 22:18, David P Á via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
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> That seems to be pretty badly grounded, and confuses freedom of
> expression with freedom from criticism. It is clear from Leigh's article
> that he's not saying anyone should be compelled to express solidarity
> for Charlie, or to republish their work, or to not consider them
> racists. So making a false equivalence between criticising the position
> of those who do otherwise with restricting their freedom to express such
> a position is incredibly disingenuous.
> 
> --David.
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