January 3, 2022

#BattleFest2021: From GB News to Ben & Jerry’s - boycotts or censorship?

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FROM GB NEWS TO BEN & JERRY’S: BOYCOTTS OR CENSORSHIP?

A new #BattleFest recording from the Battle of Ideas festival 2021: https://www.battleofideas.org.uk/session/from-gb-news-to-ben-jerrys-boycotts-or-censorship/

If boycotts are simply legitimate expressions of preference or political opinion, can we complain about them? Or, if they stray into the territory of suppressing political debate, do they then become more of a threat? Are boycotts an attack on free expression or a weapon for those fighting for accountability? How has the use of boycotts changed over the years, and why have they become so contentious?

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