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Foundations of Freedom Episode 2: How Does Free Speech Really Work?

October 4, 2023

How does free speech really work? In the second installment of the Foundations of Freedom video series, Goldwater Vice President for Legal Affairs Timothy Sandefur takes a deep dive into this crucial individual right by discussing the “marketplace of ideas” and today’s free speech debate, all while exploring what historical figures like John Milton, Ayn Rand, James Madison, and more had to say about free speech.

Each episode of the new Foundations of Freedom series features Sandefur discussing our individual liberties, their philosophical underpinnings, and what they mean to us today:

Watch the second video here, and watch the full Foundations of Freedom series here



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