Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about what it was like testifying to Congress about reparations and the reaction his testimony has received. Coleman wrote an article for Quillette about why he’s opposed to reparations in March of this year.
Toby Young discusses the conservative manifesto buried just beneath the surface of Avengers: Endgame with Jonah Goldberg and Aaron Siberium. Aaron wrote an essay recently about the final instalment of the Avengers saga for Quillette.
Jonathan Kay talks to Kathrine Jebsen Moore about how the Instagram knitting community has been invaded by vengeful Social Justice mobs. Kathrine has written about this strange phenomenon twice for Quillette, once on 17th February, and once on 7th June.
Jonathan Kay talks to Sky Gilbert, gay playwright and drag queen, about the history of Canada’s gay community and being excommunicated by the LGBT theater company he founded. Sky Gilbert wrote about this ordeal recently in Quillette.
Toby Young discusses the European election results with Eric Kaufmann, author of Whiteshift, and Sunder Katwala, director of British Future. Is national populism in decline? If not, how concerned should we be? Eric Kaufmann, a professor of politics at Birkbeck College, wrote about the European election for Quillette.
Jonathan Kay talks to the voice actor Greg Ellis about working with the producers of Dragon Age, Call of Duty and God of War, and the difference between voicing video game characters and cartoon characters. Greg is the host of Quillette Narrated. You can visit his website here.
Toby Young talks to Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Oxford, about his experience of being mobbed by his colleagues. They discuss what motivates academic outrage mobs and what can be done to defend free speech at British and American universities.
Jonathan Kay talks to Doriane Lambelet Coleman, the 800m-runner-turned-academic, about the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s rejection of Caster Semenya’s appeal. As a result of the decision, Semenya will not be able to compete in women’s middle distance events unless she chemically alters her testosterone level. Doriane Labelet Coleman wrote about the case for Quillette.
Jonathan Kay talks to two poets – Clint Margrave and Timothy Green – about the shunning of fellow poet Frank Sherlock after he confessed to having been in a skinhead band in the 1980s. Clint Margrave recently wrote an article about Frank Sherlock’s public shaming for Quillette.
Toby Young talks to the journalist and broadcaster Claire Fox about being a Brexit Party candidate in the forthcoming European Parliament election. How did a former Communist become a candidate for a populist, right-of-centre party?