R. George Wright (Indiana): What Counts as “Speech” in the First Place? Bill Reader (Ohio): Free Press vs. Free Speech? The Rhetoric of “Civility” in Regard to Anonymous Online Comments. Ashley Messenger (NPR): The Problem with New York Times, Inc. v. Sullivan. From Quadrant, Richard Allsop on the difficult history of free speech; and Nicholas Hasluck on freedom of expression in a world of vanishing boundaries. John Paul Stevens reviews The Harm in Hate Speech by Jeremy Waldron (and more and more and more and more and more). From NDPR, a review of The Virtues of Mendacity: On Lying in Politics by Martin Jay. Is there a First Amendment right to beg for change? Freedom by association: Michael W. McConnell on how neglect of the full scope of the First Amendment diminishes our rights. Does “Gay Inc.” believe in free speech? In the battle over gay rights, dissent during wartime isn't always tolerated. The introduction to When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality by Corey Brettschneider.

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