The Rules on ‘No-Platforming’ Are Getting Increasingly Difficult to Follow

This week, it was Steve Bannon’s turn to be the subject of a no-platforming effort after it transpired that both The New Yorker and The Economist had invited him as a speaker to liven up one of their annual yawn-fests. Cue outrage on social media and plenty of talk of “not legitimizing” fringe voices. All of which allowed a lot of fringe voices to pretend that the former chief strategist to the president of the United States is some obscure, fringe whacko.

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