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Clear and Present Danger - A history of free speech

By Jacob Mchangama

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Why have kings, emperors, and governments killed and imprisoned people to shut them up? And why have countless people risked death and imprisonment to express their beliefs? Jacob Mchangama guides you through the history of free speech from the trial of Socrates to the Great Firewall. Stay up to date with Clear and Present Danger on the show’s website at

Customer Reviews

Excited for this podcast

Jacob is an impressive scholar of free expression. This podcast promises to be an exciting journey.

The right questions, timely asked

Looking forward to this series after the intro. Sounds like the best sort of delving into historical sources and philosophy and applying their their insights and outcomes to our present challenges.

Fantastic history podcast

This is a thoroughly researched and fascinating podcast. It provides the much needed historical context to the current debates surrounding free speech.

Clear and Present Danger - A history of free speech
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  • Free
  • Category: History
  • Language: English

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