So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
‘The Half-Life of Facts’ with Samuel Arbesman

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Dec 13, 2018

Has every fact we’ve ever known undergone revision or reversal? It’s a provocative and consequential idea, and one that complexity scientist Samuel Arbesman argues has some truth to it — even if he wouldn’t state it that strongly. On today’s...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
‘Uncensored’ with Zachary Wood

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Nov 29, 2018

Zachary Wood has become comfortable with uncomfortable conversations. He’s engaged in them his entire life — with his mom who suffers from schizoaffective disorder, with his neighbors in Washington, D.C.’s impoverished Ward 8 community, and with...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
‘Bodied’ with director Joseph Kahn

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Nov 13, 2018

“Words are weapons in the world’s most lyrical sport.” That’s how competitive battle rap is described by the makers of “Bodied,” a new satirical film produced by Eminem about a college student who decides to write a thesis paper on battle...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Thinking about free speech in bets with Annie Duke

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Nov 01, 2018

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we discuss how decision-making, “information liquidity,” and luck fit into our daily lives — and how a solid understanding of these concepts can point to an underappreciated benefit...

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Free speech in the digital age with Jameel Jaffer

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Oct 18, 2018

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we speak with Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Jaffer and the Knight Institute seek to defend “the freedoms of speech and...

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