Brendan O’Neill Brendan O’Neill

The chilling calls to shut down GB News

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Tyranny is a sneaky thing. It often scurries in on the back of controversy. It is often when people are angry about something that authoritarians spy an opportunity to take a potshot at liberty. And, boom, before you know it politicians are on TV calling for entire media channels to be shut down.

This is political censorship masquerading as a cry for social justice

This is where Britain is at right now.

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