How free speech shook the world

Jacob Mchangama and Brendan O’Neill talk about why we must resist the new authoritarianism.

Topics Free Speech Politics

Jacob Mchangama – author of Free Speech: A Global History from Socrates to Social Media – is the latest guest on The Brendan O’Neill Show. Jacob and Brendan discuss the rising authoritarianism of left and right, the importance of free speech to equality and progress, and why censorship always fails to defeat bad ideas.

To enquire about republishing spiked’s content, a right to reply or to request a correction, please contact the managing editor, Viv Regan.

Topics Free Speech Politics


Want to join the conversation?

Only spiked supporters and patrons, who donate regularly to us, can comment on our articles.

Join today