Tag: NZ Politics
Issues Around the Let Women Speak Event in Auckland
I am sharing this opinion piece from Rachel Smalley on TodayFM as we found it to be a balanced view on the ability to debate current issues in light of the recent events in Auckland. The following has been quoted from Rachel’s article: How on earth did the Greens become so anti-women? “how can politicians…
Without free speech, eventually we will all lose.
“Without free speech, eventually we will all lose”: This quote is from the public letter to the Police Minister of Aotearoa New Zealand from The Free Speech Union. Scenes of intimidation and silencing of debate, the censure of speaking and of listening, do not seem to belong to a mature and confident liberal democracy. The…