Tag: Censorship

Dave Cullen (Computing Forever) Banned from YouTube

In a dark and precedent-setting week for online censorship, the axe has fallen on yet another dissident Irish Youtuber, this time in the form of Dave Cullen, who had his channel purged Sunday morning from the embattled video hosting site....

/ 10/01/2021

Hate Speech Laws in Ireland : How Screwed Are We?

Answer: Fairly, but hold off from purchasing those one way tickets to Budapest just yet. All of this is dependent on the State’s actual ability to prosecute recalcitrants en masse, with the actual legislation unlikely to come until late 2021...

/ 22/12/2020

Draconian Hate Speech Laws Coming Soon To Ireland

On the 17th December 2020, Minister for Justice Helen McEntee launched the blueprints for what will become Ireland’s new laws on so-called ‘hate crime’. Under the proposed laws, it will become a crime to speak or write in a way...

/ 17/12/2020

BitChute Removes Extremist Content in Partnership With Hope Not Hate

To the shock of many the alt tech platform Bitchute has commenced removing what it deems to be extremist content under the auspices of a report commissioned by the UK anti-racist organisation Hope Not Hate.  Founded in 2017 as an...

/ 13/12/2020

Irish Antifa Project Investigation into Dr. Lucy Michael Censored by Youtube

Audio of activist Dr. Lucy Michael discussing strategy with Burkean writers posing as antifa activists has been censored from Youtube. The audio of the International Organization for Migration affiliated activist was removed after a continuous campaign of harassment made against...

/ 09/10/2020

Corruption, Antifa, and Dr. Lucy Michael

Dr. Lucy Michael's audio from the Irish Antifa Project, which investigated Antifa related corruption as it exists across Irish politics is now available on BitChute. Please find the link here Dr Lucy Michael is an academic active in a variety...

/ 02/10/2020

Books Depicting Children Performing Sex Acts Removed from Cork City Libraries after Complaints

The Burkean can report today of the removal of the controversial book “Beyond Magenta” from Cork City Libraries after complaints by local parents.  Written by the author Susan Kuklin, the book centres around the experiences of transgender children communicated through...

/ 07/08/2020

The Sunday Business Post’s Brown Scare

{This article is written in response to the Sunday Business Post piece “Ireland’s Alt Right: The people building an empire online” 16/6/19 detailing the apparent rise of an online far right presence in Ireland supported by foreign actors} If Ireland...

/ 17/06/2019
Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle

The Escalating War over Freedom of Speech on Campuses

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” - George Washington In February, 2016, American conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro spoke at the University of California, Berkeley to...

/ 13/02/2018