Journalist and Essayist Meghan Daum talks to Jonathan Kay about her new book, The Problem With Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars.
Veteran political journalist Steve Richards talks to Toby Young about the U.K.’s forthcoming General Election, becoming a stage performer late in life, and his recent book about recent British Prime Ministers. This podcast was recorded in front of a live studio audience at the Battle of Ideas on 2nd November 2019.
Dr David Adesnik, Director of Research at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, talks to Jonathan Kay about ISIS, Syria and the Kurds.
Jesse Singal, contributing writer at New York magazine, talks to Jonathan Kay about being targeted for cancellation by Nicole Cliffe, a well-known left-wing journalist. It is the latest example of the harassment he’s endured at the hands of the social justice Left since writing a controversial cover story for the Atlantic entitled When Children Say They’re Trans. Singal wrote about being smeared by Cliffe for his newsletter Singal-Minded.
David Frum, ex-speechwriter for George W Bush and senior editor at the Atlantic, talks to Jonathan Kay about the result of the recent Canadian election. Does Justin Trudeau deserve a second term as Prime Minister?
Brian Kalt, an expert on US constitutional law and the presidency, talks to Jonathan Kay about the 25th Amendment and whether it can be used to remove a president. Professor Kalt recently published a book called Unable: The Law, Politics, and Limits of Section 4 of the Twenty-Fifth Amendment.
Ex-Jehovah’s Witness Amber Scorah talks to Jonathan Kay about leaving the Christian sect and her book Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life.
Conservative intellectual Douglas Murray talks to Toby Young about the moral shortcomings of identity politics and the Marxist underpinnings of the Social Justice movement, both subjects of his new book The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race, and Identity.
Samantha Geimer, who was raped by Roman Polanski aged 13, talks to Jonathan Kay about why she has refused to be cast as a victim and how she’s dealt with the controversy her stance has generated. She is steeling herself for another bout of unwanted attention when Polanski’s new film—An Officer and a Spy—is released next month.
New York Times editor and opinion writer Bari Weiss talks to Jonathan Kay about How to Fight Anti-Semitism, her new book on the rise in anti-Semitism in the U.S. on the Left and the Right, and what we can do to combat it. Featured image, Bari Weiss on Real Time with Bill Maher on Youtube.