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.
Gay rights activist Shane Windmeyer talks to Jonathan Kay about his changing attitude to Chick-fil-A, which recently opened its first outlet in Toronto. As the founder of Campus Pride, a nationwide LGBT student activist group, Windmeyer was originally a sworn enemy of Chick-fil-A because the company has donated to groups opposed to same-sex marriage. But Dan Cathy, the son of Chick-fil-A’s founder and the company’s COO, reached out to Windmeyer in 2012 and the two have since become friends. Image courtesy of Youtube.
Yale Law School professor Anthony Kronman talks to Jonathan Kay about his new book The Assault on American Excellence in which he laments the decline of aristocratic values in America’s elite universities. Photo courtesy of Yale University.
Carl Gardner, a former government lawyer, talks to Toby Young about Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament, whether it’s constitutionally legitimate, and what the political ramifications are.
Nadim Kobeissi, a professor at NYU and director of a cryptography consulting firm, tells Jonathan Kay about the risks posed by Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency. Professor Kobeissi recently wrote about Libra for Quillette. Image: Courtesy of Symbolic Software.
Jonathan Kay talks to Portland State philosophy professor Peter Boghossian about his forthcoming book—How to Have Impossible Conversations. Feature photo by Andy Ngo