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Intelligence Squared: Freedom of Speech is Over-Rated

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Too often, the big issues feel ill-served by parliamentary question time or the 24-hour news cycle. Big issues and bigger ideas deserve informed and passionate consideration. Beyond the soundbites, beyond the sloganeering, beyond the posturing, there’s the debate. In this Intelligence Squared Debate, held at Melbourne Town Hall, our panellists argue for and against the proposition that ‘Freedom of Speech is Over-Rated’.

Arguing for the proposition are Marcia Langton, Catherine Deveny and Michael Gawenda. Speaking for the opposing side are Arnold Zable, Gretel Killeen and Julian Burnside.

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