Hamline University has received considerable backlash for not renewing the employment of a scholar who showed an allegedly “Islamophobic” image of the Prophet Muhammad during an art history class. The university did so, even though the adjunct professor gave ample warnings before and during the class that the image would be shown. According to an […]
Free speech is a crucial component of a democratic society, allowing individuals to express their thoughts and opinions without fear of reprisal. However, around the world, free speech is frequently under attack, with individuals and groups facing censorship and other barriers to their ability to speak out. Our project aims to address this problem by […]
By Jacob Mchangama For many Americans, social media has become a monster. Platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube are seen as festering hotbeds of hate and misinformation that threaten the very foundations of American democracy and civility. Calls for regulation have intensified, with some prominent voices looking across the pond for a model to regulate […]
“In short, there is a compelling case to be made for why free speech should be strengthened, not weakened on social media. But the sceptics are unlikely to be persuaded by a conception of free speech based on partisan grievances and trolling. Instead, Musk should focus on demonstrating how the benefits of a more […]
“The problem is that Elon Musk has a half-baked free speech philosophy,” said Jacob Mchangama, author of “Free Speech: A History From Socrates to Social Media”. – Jacob Mchangama to France 24 with Sam Harris. Read the article
Best-selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives the first of four 2022 Reith Lectures on freedom, looking at what freedom of speech means. Aligning with many of conclusions and directly quoting from Jacob Mchangamas conclusions in his book Free Speech. Listen to the show Read the transcript of the talk
The Future of Free Speech Conference 15th December 2022, Danish Parliament – Fællessalen, Copenhagen Justitia cordially invites you to take part in its upcoming conference on the future of free speech, which will mark the closing of phase 1 of the Future of Free Speech project. Participation is possible both online and in person. Free speech […]
Global free speech advocate Jacob Mchangama joins Sean Plunket live in the studio to talk about the importance of free speech.
Para Mchangama, se juízes decidirem que ideias podem ser proibidas como desinformação, movimento fará com que eles pareçam estar tomando partido. Read the full interview
Jacob gave a talk about the deeper conclusions of his book at the Czech book launch in September.