Episode 8: Who's Free to Speak?
In this episode, we look at the politics surrounding the freedom of speech. By focusing on case studies such as Donald Trump and the US Presidential Election, Chris Rock’s hosting of the recent Academy Awards, and the various debates surrounding Trans identities within Feminism, we discuss how useful the concept of free speech is to further progressive causes.
The theoretical text we refer to is:
"You are oppressing us!" by Sara Ahmed