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Free speech: a brief, contentious history

Free speech: a brief, contentious history

Update: 2022-05-111
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Jacob Mchangama explores the global history of free speech, discussing its ancient origins, staunchest defenders and biggest critics. Speaking to Matt Elton, he also reveals the ways the right to speak freely has been threatened at moments of social upheaval.

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Free speech: a brief, contentious history

Free speech: a brief, contentious history