Greg Ellis reads Milan Kundera Warned Us About Historical Amnesia. Now It’s Happening Again, Ewan Morrison’s essay celebrating the 90th birthday of the Czech novelist. It was published in Quillette on March 31, 2019.
Jonathan Kay talks to Portland State philosophy professor Peter Boghossian about his forthcoming book—How to Have Impossible Conversations. Feature photo by Andy Ngo
Greg Ellis reads The Children of the Revolution, James David Banker’s essay about China’s cultural revolution. It was published in Quillette on 18th December 2018.
Toby Young talks to Bruce Gilley, professor of political science at Portland State, about not being able to get his course on conservative political thought approved by his faculty, and his efforts to fight back against progressive authoritarianism on campus. He recently published a piece in Quillette about why he set up the Oregon chapter of the National Association of Scholars.
Greg Ellis reads Ideology and Facts Collide at Oberlin College, Daniel McGraw’s essay on the legal dispute between a bakery and the liberal arts college that ended with a $33 million payout to the small business. It was published in Quillette on June 20, 2019.
Jonathan Kay presents highlights from this year’s Heterodox Academy conference, featuring Steven Pinker, Karith Foster, Jennifer Collins Bloomquist, Dan Mogulof, Lara Schwartz, Brandon Calhoun and Coleman Hughes.
Toby Young reads Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man, his profile of Boris Johnson, Britain’s new Prime Minister. The piece was published in Quillette on 23rd July.
Jonathan Kay talks to Quillette‘s associate editor Toby Young about Boris Johnson, Britain’s new Prime Minister whom Toby first met 36 years ago when they were students together at Oxford. Toby recently wrote a profile of Boris for Quillette.
Greg Ellis reads Watching My Own Excommunication—on a Facebook Video, Sky Gilbert’s essay about being expelled from a theater company that he founded for being insufficiently woke. It was published in Quillette on 1st June 2019.
Greg Ellis reads Immigration Policy and the Rise of Anti-Democratic Liberalism—the Case of Israel, Gadi Taub’s essay about how Israel is struggling to cope with a rising tide of illegal immigration. It was published in Quillette on 4th July 2019.