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So to Speak podcast: Matt Taibbi, Nadine Strossen, and Amna Khalid respond to ‘On the Media’ free speech critiques
Last month, On the Media, a popular radio program from New York City’s WNYC, aired an episode that questioned free speech values and challenged so-called “free speech absolutism.”
On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by Matt Taibbi, Nadine Strossen, and Amna Khalid, who provide direct responses to many of the free speech critiques made in On the Media’s program.
Matt Taibbi is the author of four New York Times bestsellers and an award-winning columnist for Rolling Stone. He also writes a popular Substack newsletter.
Nadine Strossen is a professor of law, emerita at New York Law School and served for 17 years as the president of the ACLU.
Amna Khalid is an associate professor of history at Carleton College and the host of a new podcast called “Banished.”
- Podcast transcript
- On the Media’s free speech episode: “Constitutionally Speaking”
- “NPR trashes free speech. A brief response” by Matt Taibbi
- Famous Christopher Hitchens lecture defending free speech
- Tra lalalala song from Soviet Union
- Documentary: Mighty Ira
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