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Ep. 71 Thinking about free speech in bets with Annie Duke

So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast

Release Date: 11/01/2018

Ep. 104 Violent video games with Villanova Professor Patrick M. Markey show art Ep. 104 Violent video games with Villanova Professor Patrick M. Markey

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Do violent video games make people more violent?

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Ep. 103 Guns, addiction, and the press show art Ep. 103 Guns, addiction, and the press

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Is carrying a weapon during a political demonstration protected by the First Amendment?

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Ep. 102 Cultural sites, slurs, antisemitism, and Title IX show art Ep. 102 Cultural sites, slurs, antisemitism, and Title IX

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On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, host Nico Perrino is joined by his FIRE colleagues Robert Shibley, Samantha Harris, and Will Creeley to discuss:

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Ep. 101 McCarthyism and The Red Scare show art Ep. 101 McCarthyism and The Red Scare

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On today’s episode, we explore how America’s fear of communism in the early- to mid-20th century led to firings and blacklists in Hollywood, government, and higher education — and how these actions compromised America’s treasured principles of free speech, free conscience, free association, and due process of law.

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On today’s edition of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we celebrate 100 episodes by bringing back on the show popular past guests for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of free speech in America.

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Ep. 99 John Stuart Mill’s ‘On Liberty’ show art Ep. 99 John Stuart Mill’s ‘On Liberty’

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On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by professor Dale E. Miller to discuss the life and philosophy of the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, whose 1859 essay “On Liberty” is a classic text — maybe the classic text — defending the principles of free expression.

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Ep. 98 ‘The First Amendment in the Trump Era’ w/ Professor Timothy Zick show art Ep. 98 ‘The First Amendment in the Trump Era’ w/ Professor Timothy Zick

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On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by William & Mary Law School Professor Timothy Zick to discuss his new book, “The First Amendment in the Trump Era.”

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Ep. 97 There’s no such thing as free speech, argues Stanley Fish show art Ep. 97 There’s no such thing as free speech, argues Stanley Fish

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Does free speech exist? 

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Ep. 96 Who was Hayden C. Covington? show art Ep. 96 Who was Hayden C. Covington?

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He brought 45 First Amendment cases to the United States Supreme Court between 1939 and 1955. His success rate before the court was second only to future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. He handled as many as 50 major cases a year and is responsible for much of the First Amendment doctrine we take for granted today. Who was this man — and why have most free speech scholars and activists never heard of him?

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Ep. 95 Twenty years of FIRE with co-founder Harvey Silverglate show art Ep. 95 Twenty years of FIRE with co-founder Harvey Silverglate

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In 1999, criminal defense attorney Harvey Silverglate joined with University of Pennsylvania Professor Alan Charles Kors to found the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

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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 of free expression.

Our guest is Annie Duke. She is a decision strategist, renowned poker player, and author of Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts. Duke won more than $4 million in tournament poker during her career, and in 2004 she won the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions.

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