27 episodes

For those who openly resist and boldly disobey authority.

Defiance Peter McCormack

    • Politics

For those who openly resist and boldly disobey authority.

    How Scotland Reduced Violent Crime | John Carnochan

    How Scotland Reduced Violent Crime | John Carnochan

    In this interview, I talk to John Carnochan, former Detective Chief Superintendent. His Violence Reduction Unit and Community Initiative to Reduce Violence program helped significantly reduce violent crime and homicide rates in Scotland.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Chinese Political Influence Over Coronavirus News | William Yang

    Chinese Political Influence Over Coronavirus News | William Yang

    In this interview, I talk to William Yang, East Asia Correspondent for DW News who has been reporting extensively on the coronavirus outbreak. We discuss the origins and spread of the disease and allegations that China is withholding crucial information.

    • 57 min
    A Surgeon's Experience of Knife Injuries | Rudy Crawford

    A Surgeon's Experience of Knife Injuries | Rudy Crawford

    In this interview, I talk to Rudy Crawford, a former surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. We discuss the prevalence of knife crime in Glasgow, the treatment of knife and gun injuries and the broader psychological impact on victims and their families.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    The Origins of Climate Denialism | Nathaniel Rich

    The Origins of Climate Denialism | Nathaniel Rich

    In this interview, I talk to Nathaniel Rich, the author of Losing Earth, which tells the human story of climate change. We discuss the early scientific consensus on climate change and the oil and gas industry’s effort to thwart policy change.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    An Ex-Gang Member on UK Knife Crime | Sheldon Thomas

    An Ex-Gang Member on UK Knife Crime | Sheldon Thomas

    In this interview, I talk to Sheldon Thomas, an ex-gang member and founder of Gangsline, a non-profit organisation that provides help and support to young people involved in gang culture. We discuss the growing problem of knife crime in the UK.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    From Alcoholic to Ultra-Athlete | Rich Roll

    From Alcoholic to Ultra-Athlete | Rich Roll

    In this interview, I talk to Rich Roll, host of the Rich Roll Podcast and bestselling author of Finding Ultra. Rich is both a friend and mentor and the reason I started podcasting. We discuss his journey from alcoholic to vegan ultra-athlete.

    • 1 hr 16 min

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