Writer and academic Yascha Mounk argues that a new set of ideas
about race, gender, and sexual orientation have overtaken society,
giving rise to a rigid focus on identity in our national debate. In
his new book, "," Yascha seeks to take these...
Drag is an artform protected by the First Amendment in which performers embody a character through the exaggeration of femininity or masculinity using clothing and makeup and typically involves entertainment or performance such as stand up comedy, lip syncing, singing, or dancing.
Some public universities and other government entities have punished individuals who refuse to use others’ specified pronouns. FIRE explains the serious compelled speech issues raised by pronoun mandates.
Lawmakers across the country are advancing legislation intended to protect minors from harms allegedly caused by social media use, but the First Amendment prohibits the government from swinging an ax when a scalpel might suffice.
FIRE President and CEO Greg Lukianoff and FIRE General Counsel Ronnie London join the show to preview Greg's new co-authored book on cancel culture and to discuss recent free speech cases and headlines.
FIRE President and CEO Greg Lukianoff and FIRE General Counsel
Ronnie London join the show to preview Greg's new co-authored book
on cancel culture and to discuss recent free speech cases and
headlines: Transcript: "," by Greg...
Harvey Silverglate is a criminal defense and civil liberties
attorney. He is also the co-founder of FIRE. On today's show,
Harvey defends the work of criminal defense attorneys, explaining
why even guilty people must have the right to a robust legal...
High school debate is considered an ideal extracurricular
activity for aspiring lawyers, politicians, or anyone seeking to
learn the tools of effective communication and persuasion. But a
slew of recent reports argue that high school debate is
We review the Supreme Court's free speech cases during the
2022-23 term and speculate on what's in store for the next term.
FIRE Vice President of Litigation Darpana Sheth guest hosts and is
joined by FIRE Chief Counsel Robert Corn-Revere and...