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From outsiders like a Westboro Baptist Church defector and a female Mormon psychopath to such thought leaders as scholar James Lindsay and feminist Helen Lewis, BBC journalist Andrew Gold takes us away from our comfort zone and into the worlds of people on the edge. New episodes every Monday - with trailers on his Twitter page: @andrewgold_ok (https://twitter.com/AndrewGold_ok) and Instagram page: @andrewgold_ok (https://www.instagram.com/andrewgold_ok/) . With an open mind and a wry sense o ...
 
Welcome to Conservative Minds – a podcast about conservative ideas and thinkers. We explore what it means to call yourself a conservative, where conservatism has been, and where it's going. Each week, we select readings and conduct a discussion to share with you our investigation. Join the conversation by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter at @consminds.
 
The Godless Spellchecker Podcast is an award winning weekly sceptical/atheistic show in a conversational, interview format hosted by Stephen Knight. We hear from leading public figures as well as people without a public profile that have equally valuable experiences and ideas to share. The goal is to amplify good ideas and scrutinise bad ones. The motto of the show is: "I think we've all learned something here today".
 
Jeremy Paxman, of Newsnight and University Challenge fame, has decided there must be more to life than cudgelling politicians and students on TV. ‘The Lock In’ is, as he puts it, “an excuse for me to talk to people I want to hear from, in a place I want to be...the pub”. So it is that, free at last of any editorial oversight, Jeremy has been sitting down in some of London’s finest boozers to enjoy drink and conversation with an eclectic bunch of guests. There are famous ones and obscure ones ...
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
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This week on The Knight Tube Stephen Knight welcomes author Helen Pluckrose. Helen is the co-author of 'Cynical Theories' and founder of 'Counterweight'. They talk about the pro's and cons of 'colour blindness' on the issue of skin colour, 'racism blindness', counterweight, her disagreement with James Lindsay, white privilege, diversity quotas, cla…
 
For more on Michael visit: https://michaelwstory.com/Follow Michael on Twitter @MWStoryPhilip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner, Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction (2015)Tom Chivers, The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to Save the World (2019)Nate Silver, The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions …
 
Install Pouch for FREE and start saving money today! ▸ https://joinpouch.com/i/triggernometry Helen Pluckrose is the founder of Counterweight. The recently formed organisation helps individuals resist the imposition of Critical Social Justice (CSJ) on their day to day lives. Go to counterweightsupport.com to find out more. Join our exclusive commun…
 
Meghan Murphy speaks with Helen Pluckrose, co-author of Cynical Theories and one of the masterminds behind the Grievance Studies hoax, about postmodernism, feminism, what liberalism actually means, and why she manages to "annoy everyone." This interview took place on January 5, 2021, and was initially only made available to patrons. Learn more abou…
 
In this week's episode Marietje Schaake International Director of Policy at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Centre speaks to Carl Miller about Facebook's recent legal battle with Australia, Trump's deplatforming from Twitter and how we can preserve democracy and civil liberties in the age of Big Tech. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com…
 
Investigative journalist Christopher Rufo talks to Andrew Doyle about the racist ideology that’s taking over American life. Sign up to Today on spiked: https://www.spiked-online.com/newsletters/ Support this show: https://www.spiked-online.com/donate-to-spiked/By Culture Wars – with Andrew Doyle
 
Classically trained theatre actor Clifton Duncan joins us in this fantastic episode. Join our exclusive community on Locals! https://triggernometry.locals.com/ OR Support TRIGGERnometry Here: Paypal: https://bit.ly/2Tnz8yq https://www.subscribestar.com/triggernometry https://www.patreon.com/triggerpod Bitcoin: bc1qm6vvhduc6s3rvy8u76sllmrfpynfv94qw8…
 
Heather Heying is an evolutionary biologist who was a professor Evergreen College until she and her husband, Bret Weinstein, were pushed to resign in 2017, after Bret was subjected to a social justice-style witch hunt. In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Heather about gender identity, evolutionary biology, Twitter, the algorithm, the Covid l…
 
In this week's episode renowned climate scientist Michael Mann speaks to Clover Hogan about the thirty-year war to deflect blame and delay action on climate change. They discuss the new tactics and psychological battle to confront the causes of climate change and offer a roadmap winning the war to save the planet. To find out more about the book cl…
 
Joshua Baker is simply one of the most impressive journalists out there working today. -- Join me on Discord Chat Room, free and you don't need to sign up, just follow this link at 8pm GMT on Thursday 25th Feb 2021: https://discord.gg/RWH7fs6ygb -- You may know him for his current podcast series with the BBC, I’m Not a Monster, or his related docum…
 
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In this Direct interview, John is joined by constitutional lawyer Greg Lukianoff, who is also the president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). He focuses on the First Amendment, constitutional law, and the predicament of free speech on university campuses. In 2015, he wrote a now-famous article with Jonathan Haidt called “…
 
Shortly after a pro Trump mob stormed the Capitol on January 6th - Big Tech unplugged the President. For years he’d used social media to communicate directly with his supporters. Even on the day, as lawmakers in the Capitol scurried to find places of safety during the siege, Trump posted: ‘STOP THE STEAL’, and proclaimed ‘You will never take back o…
 
Inaya Folarin Iman is the Director of Free Speech Champions. The Free Speech Champions launch event is on February 18th 2021 at 7.30-9pm (online event). Sign up here: https://freespeechchampions.com/event/launch-event-free-speech-champions/ Join our exclusive community on Locals! https://triggernometry.locals.com/ OR Support TRIGGERnometry Here: Pa…
 
Jeremy sits down with Sir William Atkinson, the superhead who came to Britain from Jamaica at the age of seven, and in a stellar career earned a knighthood, and some fame, for turning round some of the country's toughest schools. On the agenda: teaching, rugby, racism, history, ambition, pubs See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informatio…
 
Meghan Murphy speaks with Ani O'Brien about why feminists have failed on free speech, her experience of fighting for women's rights in a world that wants to erase biological sex, the problem with hate speech laws, and the challenge of dealing with intra-movement attacks. Ani is a political commentator and spokeswoman of Speak Up For Women (SUFW), a…
 
In 2010, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger released a photo-sharing app called Instagram, with one simple but irresistible feature: it would make anything you captured look more beautiful. The cofounders cultivated a community of photographers and artisans around the app, and it quickly went mainstream. In less than two years, it caught Facebook's att…
 
Justin Brooks is the co-founder of the California Innocence Project, which is a non-profit that is part of the California Western School of Law in San Diego. Catch me (plus maybe Justin) on Discord on Thursday 11th Feb at 8pm GMT (Noon in California). Here's the link: https://discord.gg/RWH7fs6ygb Justin Links: http://twitter.com/justinobrooks http…
 
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In this week's episode Philip Stephens the Financial Times chief political commentator speaks to Mark Mardell about why Britain is a nation struggling to reconcile its waning power with past glory. Drawing on his new book 'Britain Alone' Stephens argues Britain is a proud nation struggling to admit it is no longer a great power. It is an indispensa…
 
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Jeremy has a pint with David Runciman, host of the Talking Politics podcast, author, and Cambridge Professor. They discuss the waning public faith in democracy and how it might be fixed. Should we let children vote? Should we make people pass a test to vote? Should we at least try something to arrest the alarming trend of people turning away from t…
 
There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans: too big to police, and under no clear international authority, these immense regions of treacherous water play host to rampant criminality and exploitation. In this week's episode Ian Urbina speaks to Helen Czerski about the pirac…
 
Turner argues that the frontier area of free land and the advance of American settlement westward, explain American democracy. Up to the late 1800s, American social development had been continually beginning over again on the frontier. This perennial rebirth, this fluidity of American life, this expansion westward with its new opportunities furnish…
 
Nikole Mitchell recently made headlines around the world, when she went from being a Baptist pastor to an OnlyFans stripper, often posing nude for her paying subscribers for photos and also helping them with life coaching. Today, she talks to me about what it was like growing up in a religious Southern Baptist community, how she spent many frustrat…
 
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Rob Tracinski talks with Brad Thompson, author of America's Revolutionary Mind, about the philosophical ideas behind the founding of America. The conversation includes: the Declaration of Independence as an ideological road map to the founding of America, the Enlightenment religion of the founders, the meaning of equality, America's moral awakening…
 
In this week's episode Eliot Higgins, founder of Bellingcat, tells the dramatic story of how he went from college dropout to pioneering a new category of reporting that has cracked some of the biggest cases in the world. Drawing from his new book We Are Bellingcat, Higgins reveals the tools his investigators use, from software that helps pinpoint t…
 
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Jeremy has a 'pint' with Sir David Omand, former head of the government's listening, GCHQ, and thus one of our top spies. Topics include the power of rational thinking, how an intelligence analyst would go about buying a house, the need for a devil's advocate, how to keep kids safe on the internet, and how Edward Snowden should have gone about his …
 
On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new travel restrictions in Canada, including forcing Canadians returning home to quarantine in a government-designated hotel, on their own dime, which Trudeau promises will cost at least $2000. This is despite the fact that international travel accounts for just two per cent of COVID-19 cases in Ca…
 
In this week's episode Nigel Inkster argues that growing tension between the USA and China could result in the two superpowers decoupling their technology—with significant consequences for humanity’s future. The episode was hosted by economist and broadcaster Linda Yueh. To find out more and buy the book click here: https://bit.ly/3pIoVsC Support t…
 
Robert Welch founded the Johh Birch Society in the late 1950s as a bulwark against communist advancement in America. We dive into the history and beliefs of the "Birchers." We also read The Paranoid Style in American Politics by Richard Hofstadter. We use these readings as a jumping off point to discuss conspiracy theories on the Right and Left.…
 
Nimko Ali is on the show today to talk about Female Genital Mutilation or FGM. I planned this episode to appear now, as I saw it’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on February 6th, and it’s something I wanted learn about. I’d often heard about FGM but didn’t actually know all that much about it. Was it a religious c…
 
Greg’s book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate (2012): http://www.unlearningliberty.com/His booklet, Freedom from Speech (2014):https://www.encounterbooks.com/books/freedom-from-speech/Greg’s blog, The Eternally Radical Idea Archives:https://www.thefire.org/category/newsdesk/eternally-radical-idea/For more on FIRE…
 
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