Alex Jones and the Line Between Free Speech and the Business of Dishonesty; Also, Our Teacher Shortage and Our Priorities

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Alex Jones and the Line Between Free Speech and the Business of Dishonesty; Also, Our Teacher Shortage and Our Priorities
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Seeing the substantial damage award that Alex Jones has been ordered to pay for pushing a lie, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss whether legal liability can be an effective check on misinformation peddling, especially considering how lucrative misinformation peddling appears to be (01:20).  The guys also consider how the current shortage of teachers reflects a longstanding deprioritization of building up future generations (29:39).

Jury orders Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents nearly $50 million in total (USA Today)

‘Never seen it this bad’: America faces catastrophic teacher shortage (WaPo)