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Sorry, we can't ban everything that offends you - Julie Bindel | Comment is Free

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We are in danger of making censorship the standard response to anything that offends, argues Julie Bindel. Subscribe to The Guardian ► Recent attempts to ban Donald Trump and pick-up artist Roosh V from the UK would have achieved nothing politically constructive, she says. Movements like civil rights and feminism made progress because they were able to hold people to account. This is the NHS ► Guardian website ► Suggested videos: Is inequality unavoidable? ► Guardian playlists: Comment is Free ► Guardian Docs ► Guardian Features ► Guardian Animations & Explanations ► Guardian Investigations ► The Global Migration Crisis ► Anywhere but Westminster ► Casetteboy remix the news ► More Guardian videos: We Walk Together ► Everyday racism - Akala ► Pretty Radical ► Capitalism is failing - Paul Mason ► My life as a female bodybuilder ► After Banksy: the parkour guide to Gaza ► If I Die On Mars ► Revenge Porn: Chrissy Chambers and her search for justice ► Mos Def force fed in Gitmo procedure ► Edward Snowden interview ► Bangladeshi Sex Workers take steroids ► Other Guardian channels on YouTube: Guardian Football ► Guardian Music ► Guardian Australia ► Guardian Tech ► Guardian Culture ► Guardian Wires ► Guardian Food ►