Five Ideas to Fight For: How Our Freedom Is Under Threat and Why It Matters

Five Ideas to Fight For: How Our Freedom Is Under Threat and Why It Matters


Human Rights – Equality – loose Speech – privateness – the rule of thumb of legislations. those 5 principles are very important to the lifestyle we get pleasure from at the present time. The conflict to set up them in legislation was once lengthy and tough, and Anthony Lester used to be on the middle of the thirty-year crusade that led to the Human Rights Act, in addition to the fight for race and gender equality that culminated within the Equality Act of 2010.

Today, although, our society is liable to changing into much less equivalent. From Snowden’s revelations approximately our personal intelligence companies spying on us to the remedy of British Muslims, our civil liberties are less than probability like by no means sooner than. the net leaves our privateness in danger in myriad methods, our efforts to wrestle extremism curtail loose speech, and cuts to criminal reduction and interference with entry to justice endangers the guideline of legislations. A fierce argument for why we needs to act now to make sure the survival of the beliefs which permit us to reside freely, Five rules to struggle For is a revealing account of what we have to guard our hard-won rights and freedoms.

Show sample text content

Download sample