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02/10/10 – Brendan O’Neill – The Scott Horton Show

Please pardon the echo.

Brendan O’Neill, editor of Spiked, discusses the failed “Voltaire defense” used on behalf of Islamic protesters in a British free speech case, why the Chilcot Inquiry is nothing more than non-punitive talk therapy for the state, the scapegoating of Islamic extremism for the West’s abandonment of Enlightenment ideals and how controversial speech in Britain is silenced by legislation rather than challenged by public debate.

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08/12/08 – Brendan O’Neill – The Scott Horton Show

Brendan O’Neill, editor of Spiked Online, discusses the conflict between Georgia and Russia over Ossetia, including the blame due the U.S. for supporting and arming Georgia, the hypocrisy of western leaders and media for condemning Russia while they sow catastrophe in the Balkans and Iraq, Russia’s motivation, U.S. infiltration of the region under the guise of the “War on Terror,” and the bankruptcy of the American-Anglo empire’s claim of moral authority.

MP3 Here.

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