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The Ezra Klein Show

Free speech, safety, and ‘the letter’

1:31:03 | Jul 13th

2 recommendations
Last week, Harper’s published an open letter arguing that “the free exchange of information and ideas, the lifeblood of a liberal society, is daily becoming more constricted.” The letter had a long li...Show More

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mm recommended:Jul 14th

"Debate about free speech is a debate on power" A nuanced debate about free speech vs cancel culture between Ezra Klein and Yascha Mounk, one of the Harper letter signatories. They address that Tom Cotton NYT op-ed and the Harper's letter.

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤔 Thought-provoking

argentum recommended:Jul 13th

Ezra attempts to tease out exactly what is wrong with the current fight for free speech and the balance between speech that is done to have a conversation versus speech that is to be used as a weapon.

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤔 Thought-provoking

mmJul 14th

@argentum Thanks for the recommendation on this!

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