Canceling The Cancel Culture Deniers

At the moment Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Nick Gillespie discuss a recent editorial in The New York TimesA wave of new laws regulate school curriculums.

1:42 NYT Editorial Board Op-Ed: The State of Free Speech in America

24:47: School administrators are trying to prohibit certain types of content.

31:56 Weekly listener question: Which postwar president did you consider the greatest? P.S. P.S.

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  • New Yorkers, get out there! Are you tired of the idea police and cancellation culture? You are looking for unfeigned, real conversations with maverick thought leaders? Come out Monday April 4th to watch a live tape Nick Gillespie Interview: The ReasonCarl Hart, a Columbia neuroscientist and author of Growing up with drugs: Chasing liberty in the Land of Fear. Doors will open at 6 pm at Caveat Theater & Bar, 21 A Clinton Street, Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Tickets are $10 Carl Hart, in an age where the drug war has been challenged more than ever before, is pushing boundaries on drugs and individual freedom. Hart even admits to using heroin for recreational purposes. He declares, “I don’t have a problem with drug use.” “Never have…I pay my taxes, serve as a volunteer in my community…and contribute to the global community as an informed and engaged citizen.” ReasonNick Gillespie, Nick’s personal friend, will speak with him about his life-changing research and addiction. He also discusses how he went from being an avid supporter to becoming a leading critic of the war on drugs, how the legalization movement has elitism, and what he does with his students and children about responsible drug usage. For more information, visit

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Adam Czarnecki produces assistant production
Music by The Brothers Steve, “Angeline”.