Billy Bragg is a singer-songwriter and activist. He is known for songs that stand up for causes close to his heart and raise important social issues. We'll let Billy introduce himself!
What do you think is the main reason why people decide to cancel each other?
decisive_redcurrant, Michael Faraday School
I see Cancel Culture as a form of accountability - its a way to hold people responsible for what they've said and doneBilly Bragg on what Cancel Culture means
When do you think people take it too far when cancelling someone?
eager_reflection, Cheam Park Farm Primary School
Is it really possible to cancel someone democratically elected while they are in office?
discreet_drum, Upton Cross Primary School
Do you think cancel culture affects freedom of speech?
impartial_shark, Boutcher C of E Primary School
Can people be redeemed for their bad actions (such as homophobic, transphobic, or sexist comments) if it was a long time ago?
aware_orange, Harris Academy Wimbledon
What should be done about television shows that feature outdated views or jokes?
Tom @ the BNC
Thank you to Billy for giving us more of his time and answering your great questions. If you missed Billy's earlier contribution to the BNC, you gave find it here on Session 4.
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