Examples of some common free speech concerns and issues in the news
How does the First Amendment in the US related to these typical free speech concerns?
What was John Locke's role in shaping the founder's vision of free speech?
The radical nature of Locke's view of free speech
The views on free speech of Locke, Jefferson, and Madison compared and contrasted with Rand's views.
The conception of free speech as protection of ideas, and the consistent application of this idea across all fields of endeavor.
Ayn Rand's philosophy as the philosophy the Enlightenment deserved but never had. Capitulation to the opponents of free speech as following from lack of understanding of free speech roots in faith vs. reason.