Banning Julien Blanc: NIMBYism on a global scale

Banning Julien Blanc undermines freedom of speech and travel. The better approach would be to arrest him, criticise him, or kill him. The latter removes a threat to society; the former pushes the burden to someone else and punishes someone for disagreeing with the memes of the day.

Beyond words

Politicians and activists have to move beyond criticism of the government to effect political change. In particular, they need to demonstrate why their ideas are important and relevant to the people, through the use of various media tools, in order to convince the people of the soundness of their ideas, and the need and ability to effect changes.

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