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You Don't Have to Yell

Nov 24, 2022

The removal of Donald Trump and other prominent conservatives from social media platforms prompted cries of censorship from the right. Elon Musk's decision to reinstate these figures on Twitter has prompted similar pushback from the left.

In this episode (originally published in August of 2021) Ben Studebaker discusses the parallels between the current debate over speech on tech platforms and what America saw during the Red Scare, and how our reaction to Americans embracing controversial ideology is to suppress the ideas, rather than address the issues that led people to embrace them in the first place.

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