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Checks and Balance: When shush comes to shove

The conflict between Israel and Hamas has shaken norms about free speech in America. It is typically the left that tries to police what can and cannot be said, and where. But now many of those same activists are finding their speech in support of Palestinians limited. Could this recalibration set speech free again


John Prideaux hosts with Charlotte Howard and Idrees Kahloon. They are joined by author Nathan Thrall, Gregg Lukianoff of FIRE, a pro-speech non-profit, and the National Constitution Centre’s Jeffrey Rosen.  


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