An anarchist's perspective with Michael Malice

So to Speak: The Free Speech PodcastEp. 205
An anarchist's perspective, with Michael Malice

An anarchist's perspective with Michael Malice

Michael Malice is a self-described "anarchist without adjectives" and is the author of several books, including most recently "The White Pill: A Tale of Good and Evil." He is also the host of the podcast, "YOUR WELCOME," and the subject of the biographical comic book, "Ego & Hubris: The Michael Malice Story."

Michael joins us today to explain why he hates the term "free speech," and gives his thoughts on McCarthyism, anarchism, Twitter, and more.


0:00 Introduction

0:46 Who is Michael Malice?

6:45 What is an anarchist without adjectives?

7:26 The definition of anarchism/prominent anarchists

8:01 How do we have free speech in an anarchist society?

16:54 The McCarthy Era

20:38 Students for Justice in Palestine

24:57 Should we advocate for a culture of free speech?

30:44 "Hitman"

34:01 What is the core right under an anarchist system?

36:26 Elon, Twitter, and free speech

44:38 Emma Goldman and McCarthyism

55:27 Cancel culture

1:01:37 From Emma Goldman to Solzhenitsyn

1:05:31 What is it like to live under an authoritarian regime?

1:12:23 The war in Ukraine

1:15:24 Outro

Show Notes

"Dear Reader: The Unauthorized Autobiography of Kim Jong Il" by Michael Malice

"Hitman: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors" by Rex Feral (pseud.)

"Khrushchev's Secret Speech" (Encyclopedia Britannica entry)

"My Disillusionment in Russia" by Emma Goldman

"Schenck v United States" (1919)

"The Anarchist Handbook" by Michael Malice

"The Gulag Archipelago" by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

"The New Right: A Journey to the Fringe of American Politics" by Michael Malice

Episode Transcript

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