The First
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Simon & Schuster Audio, 2019.
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7h 9m 55s
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9781508285151
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Stanley Fish., Stanley Fish|AUTHOR., & Rick Adamson|READER. (2019). The First. Simon & Schuster Audio.

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Stanley Fish, Stanley Fish|AUTHOR and Rick Adamson|READER. 2019. The First. Simon & Schuster Audio.

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    [synopsis] => From celebrated public intellectual and author, Stanley Fish, comes an urgent and sharply observed look at one of the most hotly debated issues of our time: freedom of speech. 

How does the First Amendment really work? Is it a principle or a value? What is hate speech and should it always be banned? Are we free to declare our religious beliefs in the public square? What role, if any, should companies like Facebook play in policing the exchange of thoughts, ideas, and opinions?
 
With clarity and power, Stanley Fish explores these complex questions in The First. From the rise of fake news, to the role of tech companies in monitoring content (including the President's tweets), to Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest, First Amendment controversies continue to dominate the news cycle. Across America, college campus administrators are being forced to balance free speech against demands for safe spaces and trigger warnings.
 
Ultimately, Fish argues, freedom of speech is a double-edged concept; it frees us from constraints, but it also frees us to say and do terrible things. Urgent and controversial, The First is sure to ruffle feathers, spark dialogue, and shine new light on one of America's most cherished-and debated-constitutional rights.
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