In this episode, we tear apart the social invention of hate speech, beginning with a brief history of free speech, including landmark court cases, cultural influences, speech on campus, and more. Later in the program, we’ll hear from a man in Canada accused of violating that nation’s hate propaganda law and the outcome of his trial. And finally, we’ll end with some words from an author of controversy in the Islamic world and his crucial message on the future of speech in the West.

Episodic Links
No Platform: Is hate speech free speech?
Sorry, kids, the 1st Amendment does protect ‘hate speech’
There Is No Such Thing as ‘Hate Speech’
They Want To Use “Hate Speech Laws” To Destroy Freedom Of Speech In America
John Stossel – Hate Speech Or Free Speech? (Interview with Geert Wilders)
OCLA intervenes in the Topham constitutional challenge
GUILTY/NOT GUILTY! by Arthur Topham
Salman Rushdie lectures on freedom, liberty and free speech

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