Free Speech as Shibboleth: on the Danish Cartoons

Seymour, Benedict. 2006. Free Speech as Shibboleth: on the Danish Cartoons. Mute, 2(2), [Article]

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How did the racist provocation of Muslims turn into a debate about free speech? If the discourse of freedom acts as a mechanism of exclusion and both classical bourgeois rights and their crisis-ridden multicultural corrective reproduce fundamental inequalities, should we assert our right to free speech, or listen instead for determined voices in the growing political silence?, asks Benedict Seymour.

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