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Colombian families of former hostages turn to radio for justice I am sitting in the reception of the Marriott Hotel in Bogotá. I have come here to meet Herbin Hoyos. Herbin, one of the most well-known journalists in Colombia, ran a radio programme called Voces del...

In the UK barely a week goes by without an act of absurd censoriousness in response to something written on social media. Last week a devout Catholic and journalist, Caroline Farrow, was told to attend a police interview after being accused of using the wrong...

The Ideology of Failure - a book that discusses identity politics, the erosion of free speech and the culture of virtue-signalling PC authoritarianism at universities in the Anglosphere is very positively reviewed by The Burkean. 'What we have here is a highly original approach to the...

The Ideology of Failure - a book on political ideologies, the corruption of language and the freedom of speech - receives more positive reviews. Cambridge based philosopher of science, Gregory Bridgman, recommends the book 'to those who have experienced the often jarring experience of unintentionally...

Travels in Cultural Nihilism - a travelogue of political ideologies - is positively reviewed again, this time by free speech expert and political scientist, Dr Aspen Brinton: "These are political times. To write a political book now is to dive into a polarized, emotion-filled, loud,...

Many level-headed people are concerned at how the freedom of speech is being suppressed and undermined by the no-platforming movement at British universities. St Chad's College, Durham has become the latest institution to stifle publicly the freedom of expression and punish those who question the...

I am aware of recent accusations made against me by student journalists claiming that I hold Far-Right, anti-semitic and Islamophobic views. I wish to rebut these libellous accusations which are absurd, totally unfounded and deeply upsetting. None of these commentators have read any of my...

Leonard’s much anticipated book on identity politics is released. The Ideology of Failure dives bravely into the polarised, neurotic and bawdy scrum that is today’s political ideologies. This is a book about the suppression of alternative voices in the context of a clash between politics...

Leonard holds lecture at St Chad’s College, Durham on his fieldwork in the High Arctic focusing on the issue of language and story-telling in one of the most remote communities in the world. This lecture gives an introduction to the people, their language and way...