Explore the development of free speech in Free Speech Bites a series of podcasts produced by Index in association with SAGE.

In each episode, celebrated philosophy writer Nigel Warburton (Philosophy Bites) and guests explore the concept, why it matters and highlight individuals who advanced the idea of freedom of thought

Free Speech Bites podcasts:
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Ma Jian on political and artistic freedom in China

Timothy Garton Ash on global free speech standards

DJ Taylor on George Orwell

Denis MacShane on Tom Paine

Natalia Kaliada on the arts in Belarus | Transcript

Martin Rowson about humour, satire and offence | Transcript

Irshad Manji on religion and free speech | Transcript

Zarganar on the importance of thinking and speaking freely

Stephanie Merritt on Giordano Bruno | Transcript

Jonathan Dimbleby on why free expression matters | Transcript