Free Speech Absurdity in the 21st Century

The popular perspective on the First Amendment is absolutist. “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” Seems straightforward. But spending any amount of time in the scholarship—legal, historical, and philosophical—quickly disabuses one of this adolescent view…

Sample Videos: The Problem with Health Care

Check out Know The System’s two new sample animated videos here. Each is under five minutes in duration and is targeted for the general public.

The overarching thesis is that, while specific policy prescriptions are a good thing, it’s not what voters need to hear about in order for them to understand and (potentially) support reform.