Corporate Intolerance and Starbucks

The company that I work for is very much committed to tolerance amongst it's workforce and strives to ensure it doesn't come across as some kind of political or moral arbiter. Which I think is perhaps the most sensible route for any company to take. So I'm surprised to see that the Starbucks CEO Howard … Continue reading Corporate Intolerance and Starbucks

Free Speech

A good quote via Neil Addison at his Religion Law Blog.Free speech includes not only the inoffensive but the irritating, the contentious, the eccentric, the heretical, the unwelcome and the provocative provided it does not tend to provoke violence. Freedom only to speak inoffensively is not worth having. So said Lord Justice Sedley.Unfortunately there are people … Continue reading Free Speech

Advertising Standards Authority “persecutes Cranmer”

Not many things on the world wide web surprise or even shock me but what happened to the blogger linked below didhttp://www.archbishop-cranmer.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/advertising-standards-authority.htmlwhen he put the following image on his website.Archbishop Cranmer or @His_Grace on twitter is well known as a conservative Anglican and as such puts forward a robust defence of what he sees as … Continue reading Advertising Standards Authority “persecutes Cranmer”