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Oct 26, 2020
Novelist Lionel Shriver talks to Toby Young about intellectual conformity, being a lockdown sceptic and her new bookOctober 26, 2020
Literary superstar Lionel Shriver shares her thoughts about the pandemic, the rush to embrace Covid orthodoxy by politicians and scientists and the suppression of dissenting voices by big tech and the mainstream media, including hers
Oct 20, 2020
Lucy Kross Wallace on Her Descent Into Social-Justice Extremism—And How She EscapedOctober 20, 2020
Jonathan Kay speaks with Stanford University student and autism activist Lucy Kross Wallace about her former life as a militant social-justice activist—and what she learned about a movement that she now describes as a “cult.”
Oct 16, 2020
Asra Nomani on the Collateral Damage Inflicted on Asian-American Students by Critical Race TheoristsOctober 16, 2020
Jonathan Kay talks to writer Asra Nomani about the campaign to end race-neutral admissions testing at Thomas Jefferson High School in Virginia, America’s best public high school—and the disturbing attacks on Asian academic “culture” that have accompanied it
Oct 10, 2020
Stuart Buck on How COVID-19 Has Exposed the Shortfalls of Scientific Peer ReviewOctober 10, 2020
Quillette Editor Jonathan Kay talks to Stuart Buck about how the rapid pace of COVID-19 science has exposed longstanding problems with the methods we use to validate scientific research
Oct 03, 2020
Cellist Daniel Lelchuk on How Beethoven's Genius Flourished in Napoleon's WorldOctober 03, 2020
Quillette Editor Jonathan Kay talks to concert cellist Daniel Lelchuk about the timeless, global appeal of Beethoven—and the turbulent historical world that inspired the great German composer’s works.
Sep 25, 2020
Economist Jeff Rubin on the Plight of Today's Middle-Class 'Expendables'September 25, 2020
Quillette Editor Jonathan Kay talks to economist-turned-author Jeff Rubin about his new book, The Expendables How the Middle Class Got Screwed By Globalization—and the devastating consequences of globalization that many progressive thinkers seem reluctant to talk about.
Sep 19, 2020
Sex Neuroscientist Debra Soh talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about her new book, The End of GenderSeptember 19, 2020
Quillette Editor Jonathan Kay talks to scientist and author Dr Debra Soh about the misinformation being peddled to young people about biological sex and transition—and the most humane ways to help people who experience gender dysphoria. Debra has just published The End of Gender.
Sep 15, 2020
Think Inc founder Suzi Jamil talks to Quillette's Claire Lehmann about their new collaboration - Free Thought LiveSeptember 15, 2020
Quillette Editor-in-Chief Claire Lehmann talks to Think Inc Founder Suzi Jamil about the rewards and challenges of bringing the world’s greatest thinkers to Sydney—and their new collaboration, Free Thought Live. You can reserve a spot at their first joint event on September 26th—in which the political satirist and television presenter Josh Szeps interviews Professor John McWhorter—...
Sep 10, 2020
Psychiatrist Tanveer Ahmed talks to Quillette editor-in-chief Claire Lehmann about His New Book, In Defence of ShameSeptember 10, 2020
Quillette Editor-in-Chief Claire Lehmann talks to Dr Tanveer Ahmed about how we should accept the presence of shame in our lives without succumbing to despair or outrage mobs.
Sep 06, 2020
Substack founder Chris Best is interviewed by Jonathan Kay about how email newsletters are saving journalismSeptember 06, 2020
Tech entrepreneur Chris Best talks about Substack, his self-publishing platform that is attracting journalists like Andrew Sullivan, Jesse Singal and Jen Gerson