Podcast by Menzies Research Centre
#44 Braving the Minefield
Madeleine Kearns joins Nick Cater from New York to discuss the trite and incompetent Scottish government, the rise of authoritarianism and the minefield of transgender politics.
#43 Peter Robinson: Cold War and Dystopia
Peter Robinson tells the story behind one of the most famous Cold War speeches and discusses contemporary events in China and California with Nick Cater from the Menzies Research Centre.
Peter Robinson is a Research Fellow at the Hudson Institution, presenter of Uncommon Knowledge and a former speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan.
#42 Tanveer Ahmed: Stigmatised shame and cancel culture
Psychiatrist Dr Tanveer Ahmed says the weaponisation of shame and the rise of cancel culture is preventing people from realising their potential and leads to anxiety and self harm.
Hosted by Nick Cater and produced by the Menzies Research Centre.
Dr Ahmed's new book 'In Defence of Shame' is published by Connor Court
#41 Douglas Murray: The Dangerous Dishonesty of the Modern Left
Renowned author and commentator Douglas Murray joins Watercooler from the UK to discuss the revised edition his latest book ‘The Madness of Crowds’ and its critique of left-wing groupthink.
The Madness of Crowds is available from Bloomsbury: https://www.bloomsbury.com/au/the-madness-of-crowds-9781472979575/
#40 Matt Ridley: Innovation and its adversaries
There has never been a better time to be alive thanks to innovation, says Matt Ridley. But as the COVID-19 has shown, promising innovation is frequently blocked, often by governments.
This conversation with Nick Cater is also available on video https://bit.ly/358mkRq
#39: Daniel Hannan: Lurching Towards Autocracy
Daniel Hannan joins Nick Cater to discuss the erosion of freedoms and rule of law under the pretext of tackling a pandemic.
Hannan is former Conservative European MP and is a leading Conservative thinker.
Cater is Executive Director to the Menzies Research Centre.
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