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Tag Archives: Hate Speech

Discussion: Hate speech, 5G rollout, election

Australians continue to be distracted by the illusory showmanship of politics and the trivial nature of divide-and-conquer ‘hate speech’ propaganda, while Telstra has become the first telco to take the initial step towards a national rollout of 5G.

On the latest episode of the General Knowledge Podcast, Ethan Nash from TOTT News and General Maddox from Real News Australia discuss the aftermath of the 2019 Federal Election, the rollout of 5G technologies across Australia, censorship and PC culture, and much more.

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Is PC culture the modern ‘Newspeak’?

Politically correct culture and the anti-democratic nature of ‘hate speech’ censorship is on the rise in Australia, as persistent proponents of a new age of ‘tolerance’ push the dogma that a hierarchy of ideas exists — some superior and some that need to be suppressed.

Conflating criticisms of beliefs with criticism of believers, a new society of language policing is slowly emerging, as ideological labels are used to dress up the latest manifestation of the collective impulse to gag other human beings from expressing opinions.

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Member Circle: Censorship | May 2019

Today, Australia is in the throes of one of the greatest and direct transformations in history; an approaching Orwellian state with an official ideology enforced by the establishment.

For the first time in history, Australians are beginning to become fearful of what they say, of what they write and of what they think, out of concern for being denounced as ‘offensive’ or ‘insensitive’.

What is the context of this wave of censorship? What are the origins? Importantly, what is next for Australians as we enter a new age of ‘thoughtcrime’?

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Thought Police: The End of Free Speech in Australia

Freedom of speech has been characterised as one of the fundamental values of all democratic societies; the freedom par excellence, for without it, no other freedom could survive.

In the following membership piece, we take a look at all aspects of free expression in Australia, including political communication in democracy, implied freedom of speech, legislation restricting opinions and thoughts, the rise of PC culture and an in-depth look at similarities between 'hate speech' and George Orwell’s Newspeak.

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Microsoft to trial ‘inclusive language’ autocorrect

Microsoft is set to trial changes to popular ‘Word’ applications, after announcing the company will be harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to boost the use of “inclusive language”.

The program will now work to underline sections of writing that exhibits “language bias”, and will suggest correct recommendations that are more ‘sensitive’.

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David Icke blasts “totalitarian Australia” after visa cancellation

David Icke has been banned from entering Australia this week ahead of a planned speaking tour in March, after Jewish groups and government elements lobbied to have his visa cancelled on ‘character grounds’ for a number of topics he discusses.

On the latest episode of the General Knowledge Podcast, David Icke joins us to discuss the event in an unrestricted, independent setting, as he describes some of the reasons he believes he was banned from Australia, the implications on freedom of speech, and blasts what he describes as an emerging “totalitarian Australia”.

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No Jab, No Job: The next step of the vaccination debate? | Opinion

Earlier this year, the Australian government released a directive requiring all staff in “high-risk workplaces” to provide information on their flu vaccination status, including restricting access to work in certain areas for those who refuse to comply.

The move is the latest example in a trend that has seen both public and private sectors introduce policies requiring vaccinations for work, leaving many concerned that immunisation may soon become a mandatory requirement for all employment.

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Smart Home Technology: Thought Police in the 21st Century

From smart meters to smart phones, the world has seen increased development of new technologies over the last decade, allowing companies the ability to slowly become major actors in the world of law enforcement and national security.

As the world enters what technology experts are calling the “fourth industrial revolution”, we explore growing evidence suggesting that smart home technology was designed to be a surveillance intermediary for police and intelligence organisations.

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Diversity Council launches campaign to stop “non-inclusive language” at work

Workplace ‘diversity consultants’ are charging Australian companies up to $1800 an hour to warn employees about the dangers of using “non-inclusive” language such as “mum” and “guys”.

It has been revealed the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA) has been charging companies $3600 for a two-hour program delivered by “experienced DCA staff and consultants” to educate companies about “the power of words” at work.

The move is all part of the new #WordsAtWork campaign launched by the DCA, which aims to “spark a conversation about how even seemingly innocuous language can exclude minority groups”.

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