S3 E10 | THE FIRST: SPEECH

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Calvin sits down with Kelly Cleaver, Talisa Cohen, Darryl McCullough (on the Skype Line), and Steve Phelps for the second installment in our 4-part series, "The First." We discuss the nature and limits of free speech, the rise of the Internet and social media, a President who tweets his thoughts and policy beliefs, and whether free speech is equally experienced across cultures in the United States.


Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • How America compares to other countries with free speech

  • Whether there should be limits to the internet and what kind

  • The gains and losses of social media as a tool in the fight for social justice

  • How governments and businesses approach free speech differently 

  • Free speech zones

  • Whether Donald Trump's use of Twitter creates a constitutional problem

  • The complications regarding freedom of speech when you consider race and cultural differences


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