The Great Antidote – Greg Lukianoff


On this week’s episode of The Great Antidote podcast with Juliette Sellgren, she is joined by guest Greg Lukianoff. In their discussion, Juliette and Greg cover free speech, the evolution of free speech over time, and the coddling of the minds of young people in the United States.

Greg Lukianoff is an attorney, New York Times best-selling author, and the President and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). He is the author of Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American DebateFreedom From Speech, and FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus. Most recently, he co-authored The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure with Jonathan Haidt. This New York Times best-seller expands on their September 2015 Atlantic cover story of the same name. Greg is also an Executive Producer of Can We Take a Joke? , a feature-length documentary that explores the collision between comedy, censorship, and outrage culture, both on and off-campus.

Greg has been published in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Washington PostLos Angeles TimesThe Boston Globe, and numerous other publications. He frequently appears on TV shows and radio programs, including the CBS Evening NewsThe Today Show, and NPR’s Morning Edition. In 2008, he became the first-ever recipient of the Playboy Foundation’s Freedom of Expression Award, and he has testified before both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives about free speech issues on America’s college campuses.

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