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Glenn Loury (Brown University) and Corey Brettschneider (Brown University)

On The Glenn Show, Corey Brettschneider discusses his recent book, When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How should governments treat speech that is offensive or false, like hate speech or Holocaust denial? Corey argues that the state should both protect and criticize such speech. Glenn and Corey consider free speech in light of the turmoil caused by the infamous anti-Muslim video. Should religiously motivated anti-gay beliefs be granted a pass? They look back at the political correctness wars of the ’90s. Plus: Should the government fund controversial research on subjects like race and IQ?

Recorded: Oct 10   Posted: Oct 26, 2012
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The Glenn Show | Oct 26, 2012 | Glenn Loury & Corey Brettschneider

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