Marine Le Pen’s visit to the Union is not all about Free Speech

I am a defender of free speech. Being able to express your opinion, especially dissenting views, is important for social progress. There was a time when democracy and equality were the radical ideas of the day and, had free speech not prevailed, we would be living in a very different world. Admittedly, some ideas are […]

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Why the first debate of the year has left me with little confidence in the Union

  As one of the most famous university societies in the world, the Oxford Union Society is one of the most valuable assets the University has; the opportunity to listen to world-class speakers and debates exposes people to conflicts of opinion, new ideas and controversial topics. It’s hardly surprising that Oxford consequently produces so many […]

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