Freedom of speech without freedom of thought: Fake news, alternative truths and polarised opinions

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Freedom of speech without freedom of thought: Fake news, alternative truths and polarised opinions
In 2017, students at VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) blocked the entrance to the building where Secretary for Asylum and Migration Theo Francken (from the Belgian N-VA party) was scheduled to hold a lecture.

The fact that nothing occurs, can sometimes be quite an occurrence. The recent lecture of NV-A politician, Theo Francken, at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) is a case in point. (more…)


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