Out of Bounds

Malik, Kenan
http://kenanmalik.wordpress.com/2012/08/05/out-of-bounds/

Date Written:  05/08/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14530

Why do we talk so much about hate speech these days? Largely because hate speech has become a way of rebranding extremist ideas to stress their moral content; in other words, of rebranding obnoxious political claims as immoral arguments. Where once we might have challenged such sentiments politically, today we are more likely to seek criminal sanctions to outlaw them.

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