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Brendan O'Neill

Publications by Author

  1. You Can’t Say That! Freedom of Speech and the Invisible Muzzle

    Brendan O'Neill, James Allan, Janet Albrechtsen, Thilo Sarrazin | 06 Feb 2012 | Occasional Papers

    This collection of four speeches warns against the increasing restrictions on free speech in a world being taken over by... Read More...

Opinion & Commentary by Author

  1. The state should never be the arbiter of what people can think

    Brendan O'Neill | 17 Apr 2014 | spiked

    Why has Brandis allowed himself to be branded by many as a ‘friend of bigots’ who is using his power to help ‘unleash... Read More

  2. Brendan O'Neill on the Racial Discrimination Act and freedom of speech

    Brendan O'Neill | 15 Apr 2014 | Radio National

    Freedom of speech, in short, is as much about the freedom of the listener as it is about the freedom of the speaker.

  3. If only phone hacking were the real scandal

    Brendan O'Neill | 20 Aug 2011 | The Spectator

    For all the tankers of ink that have been spilt analysing Rupert Murdoch’s recent travails, nobody has seen fit to mention... Read More

  4. A confident secularist society would tolerate school religion

    Brendan O'Neill | 28 Jul 2011 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    A confident secular society, one that trusted in its rationalist public institutions, should have no problem with occasional... Read More

Ideas@TheCentre by Author

  1. Evil handbag-waving Thatcher has nothing to do with it

    Brendan O'Neill | 12 Aug 2011 | Ideas@The Centre

    It is a bit rich for those commentators who have been at the forefront of promoting insidious, patronising and spirit-killing... Read More