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From "wokeness" to cancel culture, the culture wars are in full swing. In this series of no-holds-barred long-form interviews, The Telegraph’s Steven Edginton sits down with world-leading commentators to unpick them. New episodes on Fridays.

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From "wokeness" to cancel culture, the culture wars are in full swing. In this series of no-holds-barred long-form interviews, The Telegraph’s Steven Edginton sits down with world-leading commentators to unpick them. New episodes on Fridays.

    Joel Kotkin

    Joel Kotkin

    “An unholy alliance between big tech and woke is destroying the middle class”. With wealth inequality soaring and the power of the elites growing, is society returning to the feudal era? The demographer and geographer Joel Kotkin joins Steven Edginton to discuss his theory of “neo-feudalism”.




    Watch this interview: https://youtu.be/3yXBHDyCx3o |

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    • 43 min
    Bruno Maçães

    Bruno Maçães

    “Poland is a greater threat to the EU than Brexit”. Portugal’s former Europe minister and author Bruno Macaes speaks to Steven Edginton in this week’s Off Script podcast to discuss challenges the EU faces in France, Poland and Hungary, and why Joe Biden already lives in Facebook’s planned “metaverse”. 




    Watch this episode with Bruno Maçães: https://youtu.be/JEIRbIcDd5I |

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    • 36 min
    Steven Pinker

    Steven Pinker

    “There is a danger of a moral panic over fake news”. American psychologist and author Steven Pinker joins Steven Edginton to discuss the irrationality of wokeism, the power of big tech and why conspiracy theories aren't merely a problem of the Right.




    Watch Steven Pinker's interview: https://youtu.be/RM-8lYJklgQ |

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    • 33 min
    Janet Daley

    Janet Daley

    In 1776 the American colonies declared their independence from England, however the two countries’ histories and cultures have remained intertwined. They share the same language, watch the same films and listen to the same music. With the rise of the "woke" movement in America, Sunday Telegraph columnist Janet Daley joins Steven Edginton to discuss fears Britain is heading down the same path.




    Watch Janet Daley's interview: https://youtu.be/jUlbpfkm7n0 |

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    • 56 min
    Suzanne Moore

    Suzanne Moore

    “Keir Starmer’s Labour Party has become the metropolitan elite it was always accused of being.” Journalist Suzanne Moore joins Steven Edginton to dissect why Labour seems so far from power, why language around the trans debate matters and her take on “Tory scum”.




    Watch Suzanne Moore's interview: https://youtu.be/l586S4zuzVo |

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    • 52 min
    Andrew Roberts

    Andrew Roberts

    “George III was neither oppressive nor to blame for the loss of the American colonies.” Andrew Roberts joins Steven Edginton to discuss his latest biography of England's “most misunderstood” king, why statues should be put into context rather than toppled and why history teachers must leave their own agendas at the door.




    Watch Andrew Roberts’ interview: https://youtu.be/cqm0G2ThW8U |

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