We translate and publish the world’s major works on freedom of expression.
Why is freedom of thought and speech a key condition for democracy and any truly prosperous society? Read our unique book series.
Change the Rules, Change the Game
At the H21 Institute, we have published a handbook for all those interested in electoral methods who want to learn how the electoral system design affects the course of elections, the strategy of candidates and voters, and even the outcome itself. What things will change if we change the rules?
A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life
Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying
A bold, provocative history of our species finds the roots of civilization's success and failure in our evolutionary biology. We are living through the most prosperous age in all of human history, yet people are more listless, divided and miserable than ever. Wealth and comfort are unparalleled, and yet our political landscape grows ever more toxic, and rates of suicide, loneliness, and chronic illness continue to skyrocket. How do we explain the gap between these two truths? What's more, what can we do to close it?
Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media
“The best history of free speech ever written and the best defense of free speech ever made.” —P.J. O’Rourke
Can words be a form of violence? Should freedom of speech be restricted to prevent harm to others?
On the Freedom of Thought and Discussion
John Stuart Mill
A new edition of John Stuart Mill's classic 1859 treatise.