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Latest Episodes

#45 Lyle Shelton: The Conservative Cross

It can be hard to voice unfashionable socially conservative views these days. To be socially conservative and a committed Christian can be even harder. Lyle Shelton talks about his experience as a former head of the Australian Christian Lobby in conversation with Nick Cater. Lyle Shelton's book, 'I Kid You Not': Notes from 20 Years in the Trenches of the Culture Wars' is published by Connor Court

39 min1 w ago
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#45 Lyle Shelton: The Conservative Cross

#44 Madeleine Kearns: Braving the Minefield

Madeleine Kearns joins Nick Cater from New York to discuss the trite and incompetent Scottish government, the rise of authoritarianism and the minefield of transgender politics.

43 minOCT 1
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#44 Madeleine Kearns: Braving the Minefield

#43 Peter Robinson: Cold War and Dystopia

Peter Robinson tells the story behind one of the most famous Cold War speeches and discusses contemporary events in China and California with Nick Cater from the Menzies Research Centre. Peter Robinson is a Research Fellow at the Hudson Institution, presenter of Uncommon Knowledge and a former speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan.

36 minSEP 24
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#43 Peter Robinson: Cold War and Dystopia

#42 Tanveer Ahmed: Stigmatised shame and cancel culture

Psychiatrist Dr Tanveer Ahmed says the weaponisation of shame and the rise of cancel culture is preventing people from realising their potential and leads to anxiety and self harm. Hosted by Nick Cater and produced by the Menzies Research Centre. Dr Ahmed's new book 'In Defence of Shame' is published by Connor Court

39 minSEP 20
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#42 Tanveer Ahmed: Stigmatised shame and cancel culture

#41 Douglas Murray: The Dangerous Dishonesty of the Modern Left

Renowned author and commentator Douglas Murray joins Watercooler from the UK to discuss the revised edition his latest book ‘The Madness of Crowds’ and its critique of left-wing groupthink. The Madness of Crowds is available from Bloomsbury: https://www.bloomsbury.com/au/the-madness-of-crowds-9781472979575/

48 minSEP 10
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#41 Douglas Murray: The Dangerous Dishonesty of the Modern Left

#40 Matt Ridley: Innovation and its adversaries

There has never been a better time to be alive thanks to innovation, says Matt Ridley. But as the COVID-19 has shown, promising innovation is frequently blocked, often by governments. This conversation with Nick Cater is also available on video https://bit.ly/358mkRq

33 minSEP 5
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#40 Matt Ridley: Innovation and its adversaries

#39: Daniel Hannan: Lurching Towards Autocracy

Daniel Hannan joins Nick Cater to discuss the erosion of freedoms and rule of law under the pretext of tackling a pandemic. Hannan is former Conservative European MP and is a leading Conservative thinker. Cater is Executive Director to the Menzies Research Centre. Subscribe to the MRC from jus $10 a month at www.menziesrc.org

37 minAUG 27
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#39: Daniel Hannan: Lurching Towards Autocracy

#38 Frank Furedi: Why Borders Matter

Why borders matter and how social distancing is driving societies further apart. Sociologist Frank Furedi in conversation with Nick Cater.

36 minAUG 22
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#38 Frank Furedi: Why Borders Matter

#37: Mary Harrington

Writer Mary Harrington joins Nick Cater to discuss why young people with micro-managed childhoods feel threatened by democratic debate. Having grown up in micro-managed childhoods where conflict is managed by an external authority, they find authoritarian solutions to civic disagreement increasingly attractive. Mary Harrington lives in England and writes for Unherd.

49 minJUL 25
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#37: Mary Harrington

#36 Robin Batterham: Why 99 per cent of scientists are not necessarily right

Robin Batterham, a former Australian chief scientist, joins Nick Cater to discuss common mistakes in interpreting science, the role of experts in government policy and the future of farming.

65 minJUL 18
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#36 Robin Batterham: Why 99 per cent of scientists are not necessarily right

Latest Episodes

#45 Lyle Shelton: The Conservative Cross

It can be hard to voice unfashionable socially conservative views these days. To be socially conservative and a committed Christian can be even harder. Lyle Shelton talks about his experience as a former head of the Australian Christian Lobby in conversation with Nick Cater. Lyle Shelton's book, 'I Kid You Not': Notes from 20 Years in the Trenches of the Culture Wars' is published by Connor Court

39 min1 w ago
Comments
#45 Lyle Shelton: The Conservative Cross

#44 Madeleine Kearns: Braving the Minefield

Madeleine Kearns joins Nick Cater from New York to discuss the trite and incompetent Scottish government, the rise of authoritarianism and the minefield of transgender politics.

43 minOCT 1
Comments
#44 Madeleine Kearns: Braving the Minefield

#43 Peter Robinson: Cold War and Dystopia

Peter Robinson tells the story behind one of the most famous Cold War speeches and discusses contemporary events in China and California with Nick Cater from the Menzies Research Centre. Peter Robinson is a Research Fellow at the Hudson Institution, presenter of Uncommon Knowledge and a former speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan.

36 minSEP 24
Comments
#43 Peter Robinson: Cold War and Dystopia

#42 Tanveer Ahmed: Stigmatised shame and cancel culture

Psychiatrist Dr Tanveer Ahmed says the weaponisation of shame and the rise of cancel culture is preventing people from realising their potential and leads to anxiety and self harm. Hosted by Nick Cater and produced by the Menzies Research Centre. Dr Ahmed's new book 'In Defence of Shame' is published by Connor Court

39 minSEP 20
Comments
#42 Tanveer Ahmed: Stigmatised shame and cancel culture

#41 Douglas Murray: The Dangerous Dishonesty of the Modern Left

Renowned author and commentator Douglas Murray joins Watercooler from the UK to discuss the revised edition his latest book ‘The Madness of Crowds’ and its critique of left-wing groupthink. The Madness of Crowds is available from Bloomsbury: https://www.bloomsbury.com/au/the-madness-of-crowds-9781472979575/

48 minSEP 10
Comments
#41 Douglas Murray: The Dangerous Dishonesty of the Modern Left

#40 Matt Ridley: Innovation and its adversaries

There has never been a better time to be alive thanks to innovation, says Matt Ridley. But as the COVID-19 has shown, promising innovation is frequently blocked, often by governments. This conversation with Nick Cater is also available on video https://bit.ly/358mkRq

33 minSEP 5
Comments
#40 Matt Ridley: Innovation and its adversaries

#39: Daniel Hannan: Lurching Towards Autocracy

Daniel Hannan joins Nick Cater to discuss the erosion of freedoms and rule of law under the pretext of tackling a pandemic. Hannan is former Conservative European MP and is a leading Conservative thinker. Cater is Executive Director to the Menzies Research Centre. Subscribe to the MRC from jus $10 a month at www.menziesrc.org

37 minAUG 27
Comments
#39: Daniel Hannan: Lurching Towards Autocracy

#38 Frank Furedi: Why Borders Matter

Why borders matter and how social distancing is driving societies further apart. Sociologist Frank Furedi in conversation with Nick Cater.

36 minAUG 22
Comments
#38 Frank Furedi: Why Borders Matter

#37: Mary Harrington

Writer Mary Harrington joins Nick Cater to discuss why young people with micro-managed childhoods feel threatened by democratic debate. Having grown up in micro-managed childhoods where conflict is managed by an external authority, they find authoritarian solutions to civic disagreement increasingly attractive. Mary Harrington lives in England and writes for Unherd.

49 minJUL 25
Comments
#37: Mary Harrington

#36 Robin Batterham: Why 99 per cent of scientists are not necessarily right

Robin Batterham, a former Australian chief scientist, joins Nick Cater to discuss common mistakes in interpreting science, the role of experts in government policy and the future of farming.

65 minJUL 18
Comments
#36 Robin Batterham: Why 99 per cent of scientists are not necessarily right
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