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Reader’s comment: No-platforming is about the many, not the few


In response to Gary Oliver: Ann-ihilation! Widdy trounces the no-platformers,

Margaret Curtis wrote:

Well said, Ann – as always.

Maybe it’s time we turned this issue round, to focus on a point she touches on and might well have developed if time had permitted – that to no-platform the individual is not just about the rights of that individual, but is first and foremost an infringement of the rights of the many to listen to whatever we choose, and to form our own judgments.

It’s about the many not the few, as Jeremy Corbyn might have said in a parallel universe.

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