In the last episode of the "So to Speak" podcast, we traced the
dramatic story of free speech in the United States from colonial
America to the abolitionists' campaign to abolish slavery. In this
week's episode, we pick up where we left off and...
Journalist and author Damon Root, FIRE Senior Fellow Jacob Mchangama, and Washington and Lee University professor Lucas Morel join the show this week to explore how free speech and the free press became the essential tools in the abolitionists' campaign for freedom.
Last Constitution Day, we traced the origins of free speech in
the United States from colonial America to the ratification of the
Bill of Rights in 1791. In this episode, we jump forward to the
antebellum period, where abolitionists such as Frederick...
Nico knows very little about punk rock. On today's show, Reason
magazine's Nick Gillespie and FIRE Vice President of Communications
Matt Harwood do their best to explain to Nico why he and other free
speech advocates should care about punk...
Winning in the court of public opinion is hard. On today's show,
founder Bob Ewing shares communications strategies that anyone --
including free speech advocates -- can use to win in the
marketplace of ideas. Prior to founding the Ewing School,...
On April 18, Fox News to pay Dominion Voting Systems $787.5
million to settle a defamation lawsuit stemming from allegations of
voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election. The historic
settlement came just before the trial was set to begin in a...