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.
Kentucky State political science professor Wilfred Reilly talks to Toby Young about his new book Taboo: 10 Facts You Can’t Talk About. Professor Reilly’s last piece for Quillette was about the 1776 project.
Science writer Matt Ridley talks to Toby Young about coronavirus, the prospects of finding a vaccine within the next 18 months, and his new book How Innovation Works: Serendipity, Energy, and the Saving of Time. He recently wrote for Quillette about GM crops.
Andy Lamey, author of Duty and the Beast, puts forward a new philosophical case for animal rights. He wrote ‘The Libertarian Case for Rejecting Meat Consumption‘ for Quillette in January.
Bo Winegard, long-standing Quillette contributor, has lost his job as an assistant professor at Marietta College. No reason was given, but he believes it’s because his research interests included the genetic influence on psychological differences. Bo has written about it for Quillette.
Quillette columnist Coleman Hughes on why he and some other prominent black intellectuals have created the “1776” project, a response to the New York Times‘s 1619 Project. Quillette recently published an article on the “1776” project by Wilfred Reilly, another of the people involved.