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Episode 68: Keith Whittington



Keith Whittington is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His work on American constitutional law, theory and politics, federalism, judicial politics, and the presidency has been published widely, and he is the author of many books. His most recent book, Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech, which is the subject of our conversation.
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Episode 67: Maggie McNeill & Mistress Matisse



Maggie McNeill and Mistress Matisse are two of the most prominent leaders of the emergent sex-worker rights movement. Maggie McNeill is the author of the indispensable Honest Courtesan blog, and Mistress Matisse is a former columnist for the Seattle-based alternative newspaper The Stranger and is the creator of Velvet Swing, a cannabis-infused sex lube.
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Episode 65: Conner Habib



Conner Habib has performed in nearly 200 gay adult films. But he also founded a punk rock record label, studied organismic and evolutionary biology and creative writing in graduate school, taught college English courses, worked as a sex workers’ rights activist, and published essays in dozens of print and online publications, including The Stranger, Vice, Salon, and Slate. He hosts the web series Against Everyone with Conner Habib, featuring lectures and conversations about sex, the occult, and philosophy.
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Episode 62: Emily Horowitz



Emily Horowitz is a professor of sociology and criminal justice at St. Francis College (Brooklyn, NY). She also directs the Institute for Peace and Justice, and founded and co-directs the post-prison college program. She is the author of Protecting Our Kids? How Sex Offender Laws Are Failing Us.
For full show notes, go to: thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/62


Episode 60: Kevin Williamson



Kevin Williamson is an author and journalist who was fired from his position at The Atlantic shortly after his hiring. According to the magazine’s editor, Williamson was let go because language he had used in the past was “callous and violent” and “runs contrary to The Atlantic’s tradition of respectful, well-reasoned debate, and to the values of our workplace.” Williamson was previously deputy managing editor and roving correspondent for National Review.
For full show notes, go to: thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/60