Subboor Ahmad points out correctly the work self-censorship does now, so that overt censorship doesn’t have to exert itself so much anymore.
According to the Party slogan, “Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.”
Jerry Coyne, who punched down, canceled Eric Hedin, and never apologized, deplores what he calls the “denial-of-free-speech movement.”
A lady from Spokane advanced her view that God originated by hatching from a dinosaur egg.
Critics of Darwinian theory have faced exactly such a campaign — not just recently but going back a couple of decades.