Marketplace of Ideas
Ian Rosenberg

Authors Share Excerpts on Free Speech: Ian Rosenberg and The Marketplace of Ideas

In "The Fight for Free Speech," Ian Rosenberg distills the last century of First Amendment law into ten critical issues. The first chapter, excerpted here, traces the story of several anarchists who were tried under the Espionage Act of 1917 for distributing anti-war pamphlets.

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John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, 1869

John Stuart Mill (1807-1873) wrote what has become one of the most compelling defenses of freedom of speech. In his […]

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