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How Defamation Suits Are Used to Stifle Free Speech

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There is no place in a free society for a government that sues private citizens for defamation. But even between private parties, defamation suits are often used by the powerful to silence others. Original Article: "How Defamation Suits Are Used to Stifle Free Speech" This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated ...

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There is no place in a free society for a government that sues private citizens for defamation. But even between private parties, defamation suits are often used by the powerful to silence others.

Original Article: "How Defamation Suits Are Used to Stifle Free Speech"

This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.

Ryan McMaken
Ryan W. McMaken is the editor of Mises Daily and The Austrian. He has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014.

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