Free Speech

Free Speech

Ten Principles for A Connected World

Book - 2016
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"Drawing on a lifetime of writing about dictatorships and dissidents, Timothy Garton Ash argues that in this connected world that he calls cosmopolis, the way to combine freedom and diversity is to have more but also better free speech. Across all cultural divides we must strive to agree on how we disagree. He draws on a thirteen-language global online project freespeechdebate.com conducted out of Oxford University and devoted to doing just that. With vivid examples, from his personal experience of China's Orwellian censorship apparatus to the controversy around Charlie Hebdo to a very English court case involving food writer Nigella Lawson, he proposes a framework for "civilized" conflict in a world where we are all becoming neighbors."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New Haven ;, London :, Yale University Press,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780300161168
0300161166
Characteristics: ix, 491 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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