​#1128 Confronting fascism in the land of free speech

Air Date: 8-25-2017

Today we look at the constant struggle between the freedom to speak and the necessary limits placed on that freedom due to the rights of others to not be substantially harmed by that speech

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: WSJ Reports: ACLU Rethinks Defending Hate Groups Protesting with Guns - Wochit News - Air Date 8-17-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A

Ch. 4: Act 2: ACLU Will No Longer Defend Hate Groups Protesting With Firearms - MSNBC

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Confronting the Wolf (Bonus Track) - Jim Guthrie

Ch. 6: Act 3: Understanding the line between free speech and hate speech - BackStory - Air Date 8-23-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Freedom of Speech - John Mellencamp

Ch. 8: Act 4: I was a prominent neo-Nazi. Ignoring white extremists is a mistake. - Vox - Air Date 4-14-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: N/A

Ch. 10: Act 5: Nazis Don't Get Free Speech! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 08-22-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Harm - David Francey

Ch. 12: Act 6: Understanding who joins Antifa - Trumpcast from @Slate - Air Date 8-18-17

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Together we fight alone - Darlings

Ch. 14: Act 7: How Do We Define Hate Speech? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 8-21-17

Ch. 15: Song 7:  Nothing Is Good Enough (Instrumental) - Aimee Mann

Ch. 16: Act 8: Antifa: A Look at the Antifascist Movement Confronting White Supremacists in the Streets - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 08-16-17

Ch. 17: Song 8:  Enemy At the Gate - The Twinkle Brothers

Ch. 18: Act 9: How not to fall for fascist rhetoric - 1943 US War Department


Ch. 19: Free speech absolutism - Ryan in Minneapolis, MN

Ch. 20: Free speech absolutism is bullshit - Zach from Atlanta, GA

Ch. 21: Railing against free speech would be a gift to the right - Todd from Delaware, OH

Ch. 22: Recommending Chomsky video - Elizabeth from North Carolina

Ch. 23: The Constitution is not a suicide pact - Will from Mississippi

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 24: Final comments on free speech, hate speech and the ethics of responding to a violent breach of the social peace treaty

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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