Multiculturalism, Free Speech, and Wes Anderson
Has multiculturalism failed in Britain? When does free speech become unacceptable speech? What can Wes Anderson's new film teach us about preaching?
In this episode, Phil Topham (Executive Director), Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries), and John Stevens (National Director) discuss some of the stories in the news over the past fortnight.
00:00 - Introduction
03:46 - Suella Braverman, migration, and multiculturalism
19:29 - Charitable status of private schools and churches
24:39 - GB News, Laurence Fox, and free speech
31:25 - Wes Anderson and how less is more
- FIEC Leaders' Conference 2023 (fiec.org.uk)
- Braverman's refugee speech sparks UN human rights criticism (bbc.co.uk)
- Labour drops plan to strip public schools of charitable status (bbc.co.uk)
- GB News boss 'appalled' by Laurence Fox comments (bbc.co.uk)
- The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar review – Wes Anderson’s star-stuffed Roald Dahl yarn (theguardian.com)
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