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The official podcast of the Free Speech Coalition. Focused on protecting and promoting freedom of expression in New Zealand, the Free Speech Coalition Podcast hosts interviews with international and local guests discussing the importance of free speech in a free and open society.

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The official podcast of the Free Speech Coalition. Focused on protecting and promoting freedom of expression in New Zealand, the Free Speech Coalition Podcast hosts interviews with international and local guests discussing the importance of free speech in a free and open society.

    Episode 28: Dr David Cumin interview Winston Peters MP

    Episode 28: Dr David Cumin interview Winston Peters MP

    Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has never shied away from robust speech, so when he sat down on the FSC Podcast we wanted to get to the bottom of his position on the line between free speech and hate speech, what should be done about Universities...

    • 30 min
    Episode 27: In the Court of Appeal with Stephen Franks

    Episode 27: In the Court of Appeal with Stephen Franks

    Elected officials should not have the power to choose who can speak in our public spaces. And yet, that will be the result if the High Court's decision in the Free Speech Coalition's case against Regional Facilities Auckland is not overturned this...

    • 26 min
    Episode 26: Steve Elers and the Pronoun Showdown

    Episode 26: Steve Elers and the Pronoun Showdown

    A few weeks ago, Massey University lecturer Dr Steve Elers’s weekly column in the Manawatu-Standard sparked calls for disciplinary procedures to be invoked against him and an article by the Vice Chancellor qualifying Massey’s commitment to academic...

    • 26 min
    Episode 25: Free Speech within Islam with Imam Mustenser Qamar

    Episode 25: Free Speech within Islam with Imam Mustenser Qamar

    In preparation for the Interfaith Panel on Free Speech, Patrick sat down with Imam Mustenser Qamar to discuss the position on free speech within Islam. A member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Imam Mustenser has a unique perspective on the value...

    • 41 min
    Episode 24: What is the Maori position on Free Speech?

    Episode 24: What is the Maori position on Free Speech?

    In a spirited conversation with Dane Giraud, Maori broadcaster and commentator Ward Kamo discusses Maori perspectives on Free Speech and how banning offensive speech denies Maori the opportunity to "set the record straight."Ward Kamo is a broadcaster...

    • 29 min
    Episode 23: Prof. Paul Spoonley Doesn't Believe in the Multicultural Society

    Episode 23: Prof. Paul Spoonley Doesn't Believe in the Multicultural Society

    This is the audio version of a blog post which you can find here. 

    • 4 min

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