Threats to Free Expression, With Suzanne Nossel

Suzanne Nossel, the Chief Executive Officer of PEN America, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss growing threats around the world to free expression and how the fight to protect human rights needs to adapt to succeed in a world of great power competition.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Suzanne F. Nossel
    Visiting Senior Fellow for Global Governance

Show Notes

Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Freedom House, Tracking Democracy and Freedom Around the World

 

PEN America, PEN Freedom to Write Index

 

Reporters Without Borders, World: Abuses in Real Time

 

Suzanne Nossel, Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All

 

Suzanne Nossel, “Salman Rushdie’s Entire Life Has Been an Act of Defiance,” The Guardian

 

Suzanne Nossel, The Old Human Rights Playbook Won’t Work Anymore,” Foreign Policy

 

Suzanne Nossel and Leslie Vinjamuri, “Some Assembly Required: Why the UN’s Broadest Forum Matters More Than Ever,” Foreign Affairs

Top Stories on CFR

United States

In addition to minority communities and those on the political left, far-right and white supremacist extremism threatens violence against institutions conservatives cherish as well, such as the U.S. military.

 

China

China has so far been able to feed its 1.4 billion people, but climate change and a dependence on imports could pose challenges.