Susan Benesch on dangerous speech
In this interview with Timothy Garton Ash, Susan Benesch, senior fellow at the World Policy Institute, makes a distinction between hate speech and dangerous speech.
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Daniel Bell on Confucianism and free speech
Confucianism’s defence of political speech does not necessarily apply to other forms of expression, says Bell
16 Jun 2016
Combining Freedom and Diversity: The Challenge of Religious Difference
Legal philosopher Martha Nussbaum gave the 2013 Dahrendorf Lecture, exploring how to live with religious diversity.
21 Jun 2013
On Free Speech 4: The Power of the Web
Jillian York (Electronic Frontier Foundation) discusses the ethics and motivations behind hacktivism, and Lauren Wolfe talks about her new project Women Under Siege, a website that crowdsources instances of rape and sexual violence in war zones.
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On Free Speech 3: The Fine Art of Activism
This month's podcast focuses on the sometimes fine line between artistic expression and free speech. It features interviews with filmmaker Nick Sturdee on the Russian art collective Voina, and stand-up comedian Tom Greeves on the UK's parody laws. The podcast also contains snippets of some of the best content on the Free Speech Debate website including a discussion on Islam with Irshad Manji, author of Allah, Liberty and Love, as well as with Rebecca MacKinnon, author of Consent of the Networked, on the need for netizens to take back control of the internet.
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