Also, soap box. an improvised platform, as one on a street, from which a speaker delivers an informal speech, an appeal, or political harangue.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a speaker or speech from a soapbox.

1650–60; soap + box1 Unabridged
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soapbox (ˈsəʊpˌbɒks)
1.  a box or crate for packing soap
2.  a crate used as a platform for speech-making
3.  a child's homemade racing cart consisting of a wooden box set on a wooden frame with wheels and a steerable front axle

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Example sentences
They won't go away, but you take their soapbox away and that hurts more than
  anything else.
If the objective to promote a partisan agenda, and not science, then the
  comments should be directed to some other soapbox.
The soapbox of the digital age draws a crowd of academics.
Solid on the soapbox but slipping in polls election.
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