Greg Lukianoff on How to Build a Culture of Free Speech

August 19, 2023 1 min read

Yascha Mounk and Greg Lukianoff
The Good Fight Podcast, Persuasion

Excerpt: In this week’s conversation, Yascha Mounk and Greg Lukianoff discuss the state of free speech culture on America’s campuses and in society more broadly; FIRE’s progress litigating against coercive legislation in Florida and elsewhere; and the need to foster cultural habits that uphold individual expression.

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