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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast takes an uncensored look at the world of free expression through personal stories and candid conversations.
New episodes post every other Thursday.

Jan 27, 2017

We continue our conversation about the Turkish government’s crackdown on civil society with Middle East Studies Association (MESA) President and City University of New York Professor Beth Baron.

MESA has sounded the alarm bells about the threat to academic freedom posed by the Turkish government. In August 2016, they...

Jan 26, 2017

If you care about free expression, you should care about what’s happening in Turkey.

Since a failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt against Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Turkish government has intensified the use of emergency decrees and laws against terrorist propaganda and insulting the president to purge...

Jan 12, 2017

Ken White has made a name for himself in First Amendment circles for his particularly astute and often comical commentary on free speech issues for the popular “law, liberty, and leisure” blog ‘Popehat.’

An attorney by day, Ken likes to use his considerable legal chops—he’s a 1994 graduate of Harvard Law...