“The Free Speech Wars”: Headspace #22 with Lionel Shriver, Afua Hirsch and Mary Beard
In this week's Headspace podcast, our guests talk freedom of speech, power and the new culture wars
What is freedom of speech? Who has it? And how has it become a cornerstone of a new culture war?
In this week’s Headspace podcast, Prospect contributors Lionel Shriver, Mary Beard and Afua Hirsch discuss if free speech is being denied—or if the new “assault” on free speech is really just about finding space for different voices.
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Lionel Shriver on how the new call-out culture is killing fiction.
Free speech isn’t about freedom, says Afua Hirsch—it’s about power.
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