Thursday, June 12, 2008

Thanks, America. Now go fuck yourself.

Did you know that "Canada, England, France, Germany, the Netherlands, South Africa, Australia and India all have laws or have signed international conventions banning hate speech? Israel and France forbid the sale of Nazi items like swastikas and flags? It is a crime to deny the Holocaust in Canada, Germany and France?"

Well it is. And in Canada, the most popular weekly news magazine, Maclean’s, is on trial for violating such a hate speech law against Muslims. What follows in this NYTimes article is a debate on our our spectacular right to slur.

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