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Does every opinion have the right to get the stage? – Blog by our Host Rutger Mollee (also in Dutch) standard

For the Dutch version, please see below. ‘’Denial of climate change is a part of spreading false information.’’, says NU.nl. Thus, the rules on their forum are as crystal clear: “Denial of climate change and the influence humanity has on it, is no longer allowed at NUjij. Any commentary that does not follow this rule will be removed.’’ One might see this as pure censorship, while the other believes they set an example for other media to follow. ‘No platforming’ is also a fast upcoming trend in the Netherlands. A sort of boycotting in which you deny a person or organization his/her/its voice on a platform. Recently, professor and member of the Forum of Democracy Paul Cliteur was opposed by ...

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‘Radical Reframe’: local rebellious thinkers at TEDxSittardGeleen 2019 // ‘Radical Reframe’: lokale rebelse denkers op TEDxSittardGeleen 2019 standard

English TEDxSittardGeleen brings local ‘rebellious thinkers’ together at its third edition event on May 17th 2019, focusing on this year’s theme: ‘Radical Reframe’. This year, the TEDxSittardGeleen team organizes a local edition of the popular inspiration-event on the Friday afternoon of May 17th 2019. This day, the Forum in Sittard once again opens its doors to an afternoon filled with spectacular, moving, radical and surprising TED Talks around the ‘Radical Reframe’ theme. Are you also interested in getting a radically different view on fake news? What’s your stance towards the Plastic Soup? What’s your health worth to you? These and many more topics will see the stage on Friday May 17th. Be there! Unexpected connections Behind the scenes, we are ...

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