David Frum talks to Jonathan Kay about the damage done by the Trump presidency and the way forward for America. His new book is Trumpocalypse: Restoring American Democracy.
Writer and Journalist Cathy Young talks to Jonathan Kay about her investigations into Tara Reade’s evolving accusations against Joe Biden, and explains why the ranks of Reade’s supporters are shrinking.
Thomas Hale, Associate Professor at Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government, talks to Jonathan Kay about a new research project aimed at comparing international policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
John Lloyd, co-founder of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford, talks to Toby Young about the geopolitical fall-out from the coronavirus crisis. Will the Conservatives win the next UK election? Can the EU recover its authority? And is this China’s Chernobyl? John recently wrote about these issues for Quillette as part of the ‘After the Virus’ series.
Jennifer Abbasi, associate managing editor at the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), talks to Jonathan Kay about new COVID-19 antibody tests that may help stop the pandemic and save the lives of the already infected.
Jonathan Kay, Canadian editor of Quillette, talks to associate editor Toby Young about his recent article on COVID-19 superspreaders.
Nadia Guo, a sex worker and lawyer, talks to Jonathan Kay about the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the sex trade—although it’s been great for the webcam business.
Science writer, author and Skeptic editor-in-chief Michael Shermer talks to Toby Young about his new book Giving the Devil His Due: Reflections of a Scientific Humanist. They talk about a range of free speech issues, including hate speech, Holocaust denial, the Pentagon Papers and Wikileaks.
Dr Jemma Geoghegan, a virologist at the University of Otago, talks to Jonathan Kay about how viruses evolve and the lessons we can learn about social distancing from fish, dogs and rabbits. She is the co-author of several papers in evolutionary virology, including ‘Hidden diversity and evolution of viruses in market fish.’
Talat Chughtai, Director of the Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Hamad General Hospital, talks to Jonathan Kay about COVID-19, the strain it’s putting on health-care systems, and what we’ve learned from China about how best to treat it.