Manage episode 373549544 series 2548549
In this week's The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman welcome special guest Elizabeth Nolan Brown as they unpack the latest indictment against former President Donald Trump. They also check in on the ongoing legal saga of the classified advertising site Backpage in the wake of founder James Larkin's untimely death.
0:46: The latest Trump indictment
21:21: The legacy of free speech warrior James Larkin
46:25: Weekly Listener Question
53:27: This week's cultural recommendations
Mentioned in this podcast:
"Should Trump go to prison?" by Zach Weissmueller and Nick Gillespie
"Don't Jail Trump for January 6," by Robby Soave
"Why the Press Conflates Prostitution with Sex Trafficking—and Why That's a Threat To Free Speech," by Nick Gillespie and Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"FCC Head Ajit Pai on Section 230 and Free Speech," by Nick Gillespie
"Emails show CDC policed COVID speech on Facebook," by Zach Weissmueller, Nick Gillespie, and Robby Soave
"The 26 Words That 'Created the Internet'—and Why They May Be on the Chopping Block," by Nick Gillespie
"Why the Government's Legal Assault on Backpage.com Backfired," by Nick Gillespie
"The War on Backpage.com Is a War on Sex Workers," by Paul Detrick
"Politicians Want To Destroy Section 230, the Internet's First Amendment," by Paul Detrick and Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"'Je suis Charlie'? No, You're Not, or Else You Might Be Dead," by Matt Welch
Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.
- Health insurance is broken. Premiums are increasing, deductibles are getting larger, and claims denials are becoming more common. The headache of health insurance is exactly why CrowdHealth was created. It's not health insurance—it's a better way to pay for health care through crowdfunding. CrowdHealth gives its members the freedom to efficiently and affordably break free from the antiquated insurance system and into a health care option that fits their needs. The insurance companies don't give you the peace of mind you need. CrowdHealth does. That's why your $50/month membership includes the tools and services you need to get the highest quality health care. You'll get access to telemedicine visits, discounted prescriptions, and so much more, without doctors' networks messing things up. Plus, you'll have access to your own personal care advocate, who will help you navigate the complexities of health events and even negotiate bills on your behalf. And of course, you'll join the Crowd—a group of members just like you who want to help pay for each other's unexpected medical events. It's time you opt out of restrictive health insurance plans and let CrowdHealth help fit your health care needs. Get started today for just $50 per month. Use code ROUNDTABLE to get the health care you deserve. CrowdHealth is not insurance. Learn more at joincrowdhealth.com, code ROUNDTABLE.
Music: "Angeline," by The Brothers Steve