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spiked’s Brendan O’Neill discusses today’s big ideas and bad ideas with an esteemed guest.

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spiked’s Brendan O’Neill discusses today’s big ideas and bad ideas with an esteemed guest.

    The case for Trump, with Daniel McCarthy

    The case for Trump, with Daniel McCarthy

    Daniel McCarthy, conservative commentator and editor of Modern Age, discusses the election, identity politics and bourgeois rioting.

     

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Big Tech vs free speech, with Jeffrey Rosen

    Big Tech vs free speech, with Jeffrey Rosen

    National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen tells Brendan O’Neill what’s driving Silicon Valley’s embrace of censorship. 

    Read the transcript: https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/10/12/censorship-by-algorithm/

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    We should all be populists, with Thomas Frank

    We should all be populists, with Thomas Frank

    Thomas Frank, author of ‘The People, No’, talks to Brendan O’Neill about the history of populism and the elite’s war on democracy.

    Read the transcript: https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/09/28/people-are-absolutely-justified-in-mistrusting-the-elites/

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Innovation, freedom and failing better, with Matt Ridley

    Innovation, freedom and failing better, with Matt Ridley

    Matt Ridley, author of How Innovation Works, joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss the past, present and future of innovation -- from transport to nuclear power to vaccines.

    Read the transcript: https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/09/14/how-environmentalism-holds-back-innovation/

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Why black autonomy matters, with Glenn Loury

    Why black autonomy matters, with Glenn Loury

    Glenn Loury joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss the myth of police racism and the dangers of racial identity politics.

    Read the transcript: https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/08/31/in-racialising-everything-we-are-playing-with-fire/

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Why the working class turned Tory, with Nick Timothy

    Why the working class turned Tory, with Nick Timothy

    Nick Timothy, former special adviser to Theresa May, joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss Brexit, the great realignment of British politics, and his new book, Remaking One Nation.

    Read the transcript: https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/08/20/liberalism-is-eroding-itself/

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    • 1 hr

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162 Ratings

162 Ratings

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Michael Lind, burning bush

The interview w Michael Lind is the podcast of the year, unless Brendan has Lind back again in 2020. The most searching analysis of our present moment I’ve yet heard. Is there a finer interviewer than B.O.? Not that I’ve seen.

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