From the justly earnest to the fanatical crank, objecting to challenging art has a long and difficult history.
Peter Watkins’ Vietnam-era study of protest, politics and punishment remains timely, but it’s too much in love with sloganeering to win over hearts and minds.
How the pandemic has led to entrenched beliefs and a mistrust of disagreement and debate.
In the latest Reprobate Podcast, we discuss the politics of social justice and the shifting tides of acceptable speech, free speech, book burning and the politics of lockdown.
In the first episode of The Reprobate Podcast, we talk to Jerry Barnett, author of Porn Panic and the website sexandcensorship.org, and delve deep into Covid-19 lockdown and why it might be causing more harm than good, the culture wars, professional activism and the politics of sex legislation.
Exploring the intersection between the sincere protest of social justice and the attention-hungry needs of social media.
Ricky Gervais took aim at celebrity hypocrisy and arrogance at the Golden Globes, and it was delicious.