VOLUME 49 NUMBER 01 – SPRING 2020
1 THEY LIKE IT BEST WHEN YOU SAY
NOTHING AT ALL RACHAEL JOLLEY Whether from lack of options or an unwillingness to be inconvenienced, some of our life choices are curtailing our freedoms
COMPLICITY Why and when we choose to censor ourselves and give away our privacy
8 WILLINGLY WATCHED NOELLE MATEER
Chinese people are installing their own video cameras as they believe losing privacy is a price they are willing to pay for enhanced safety
11 THE BIG DEAL JEAN-PAUL MARTHOZ
French journalists past and present have felt pressure to conform to the view of the tribe in their reporting
14 DON’T LET THEM CALL THE TUNE
JEFFREY WASSERSTROM A professor debates the moral questions about speaking at events sponsored by an organisation with links to the Chinese government
17 CHIPPING AWAY AT OUR PRIVACY
NATHALIE ROTHSCHILD Swedes are having microchips inserted under their skin. What does that mean for their privacy?
20 THERE’S NOTHING WRONG WITH
BEING SCARED KIRSTEN HAN As a journalist from Singapore grows up, her views on those who have self-censored change
22 HOW TO RUIN A GOOD DINNER
PARTY JEMIMAH STEINFELD We’re told not to discuss sex, politics and religion at the dinner table, but what happens to our free speech when we give in to that rule?
24 SSHH...NO SPEAKING OUT ALISON FLOOD
Historians Tom Holland, Mary Fulbrook, Serhii Plokhy and Daniel Beer discuss the people from the past who were guilty of complicity
28 MAKING FOES OUT OF FRIENDS STEVEN BOROWIEC
North Korea’s grave human rights record is off the negotiation table in talks with South Korea. Why?
31 NOTHING IN LIFE IS FREE MARK FRARY
An investigation into how much information and privacy we are giving away on our phones
34 NOT MY TURF JEMIMAH STEINFELD
Helen Lewis argues that vitriol around the trans debate means only extreme voices are being heard
36 STRIPSEARCH MARTIN ROWSON
You’ve just signed away your freedom to dream in private
38 DRIVEN TOWARDS THE EXIT VICTORIA PAVLOVA
As Bulgarian media is bought up by those with ties to the government, journalists are being forced out of the industry
41 SHADOWING THE GOLDEN AGE OF
SOVIET CENSORSHIP AK WELSAPAR The Turkmen author discusses those who got in bed with the old regime, and what’s happening now
44 SILENT MAJORITY STEFANO POZZEBON
A culture of fear has taken over Venezuela, where people are facing prison for being critical
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