Malevolent idle hearsay was received, functionally, without question, via email the following morning, from an unaccountable personage; an unspecified decision maker, or more likely an irritable opinion influencer. Either way, in respect to reliable, prospective contractual renewals, its source was deemed to be a mission critical figure: one wielding personal enmity with minimal concern for … Continue reading Press-ganged

Paying to protest: the commodification of free speech

It was reported last week that a coalition of climate change protesters has been told to pay for a planned protest, or permission to hold it will not be granted. When The Campaign Against Climate Change (CACC) approached the London Metropolitan Police (MPS) to arrange the event, the police force declined to help, telling the group … Continue reading Paying to protest: the commodification of free speech