Free speech under attack – Guardian Live event

An expert panel debates whether there should be limits to what we say and write, and if so, who should decide what is acceptable or not?Thanks to the phone in our pocket, we can now reach and be reached by up to 4 billion other people. Never has free e...

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Which would you rather, President Trump or Brexit? It’s no contest

What if the devil came to visit you in the dead of night? What if, dressed in a fine suit, his tail and pitchfork artfully concealed, Lucifer himself offered you a deal? Knowing the anxiety that was keeping you – a good, progressive type – up at night, he promised that he would grant you one, but only one, of your two deepest current wishes: you could either be sure that Donald Trump would lose the US presidential election or you could be guaranteed that Britain would vote to stay in the European Union. You could have one or the other, but not both. Which would you choose?

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Bow out, Bernie Sanders. Hillary Clinton needs a clear run at the White House

It’s an odd kind of victory. Hillary Clinton surely dreamed of crossing the finishing line in style, with a clear, unambiguous win in one of the early primary contests back in February or March. She doubtless pictured herself taking a call from her leading opponent – in which he conceded defeat and offered his congratulations – before facing a crowd of exultant supporters. That’s how victories in presidential campaigns are meant to look.

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