Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks with 36-year-old biotech entrepreneur and author Vivek Ramaswamy about how corporate elites burnish their progressive bona fides (and distract their critics) with anti-racism slogans and hashtags—instead of taking concrete steps to address real inequalities within their organizations.
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Will Storr on Our Insatiable Appetite for Status
26:20Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks with author Will Storr about his new book detailing the profound role of status-seeking in shaping human societies
Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on How to Think Rationally, the Monty Hall Problem, Kurt Gödel, and the Case for Objective Truth
28:42'Enlightenment Now' author Steven Pinker speaks with Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay about his newly published book, 'Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters'
Jonathan Haidt on Instagram's Mental Health Emergency
46:57Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks with NYU professor and “Coddling of the American Mind” Co-Author Jonathan Haidt about the emotionally destructive effect of social media on many young users
Vivek Ramaswamy on the 'Woke Smoke' Blown by Corporate America
32:57Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks with 36-year-old biotech entrepreneur and author Vivek Ramaswamy about how corporate elites burnish their progressive bona fides (and distract their critics) with anti-racism slogans and hashtags—instead of taking concrete steps to address real inequalities within their organizations.
Josh Szeps on the Myth of Australia's COVID 'Concentration Camps'
49:40Jonathan Kay interviews TV host and podcaster Josh Szeps about Australia's unique experience in managing the COVID pandemic—and the urban legends the country's quarantine system has spawned among right-wing pundits on the other side of the world
'Grievance Studies' Hoaxster Peter Boghossian on Quitting Portland State, and His Mission to Bring Intellectual Pluralism Back to Universtiy Education
30:48Philosopher Peter Boghossian tells Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay why he no longer felt he could provide his students with a proper education in the current ideological climate.
Comedian and Podcaster Jamie Kilstein on His COVID-Era Struggles
36:49Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks with Jamie Kilstein about the challenges he's faced since his excommunication from California's progressive entertainment circles
Satirist Simon Edge on His New Novel, 'The End of the World Is Flat,' a Send-up of Radical Gender Politics
34:35Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay talks to author Simon Edge about his new book, in which a fictional flat-earth advocacy group campaigns against the idea of a spherical earth (not to mention the 'globularist' 'TERGs' who oppose the new 'True Earth' orthodoxy) in the name of social justice.
Journalist and Book Author Terry Glavin on the Fall of Kabul and the Fate of Afghanistan
39:30Host Jonathan Kay interviews Afghanistan expert Terry Glavin about the complex mix of warlords and foreign players who may seek to undo the country’s takeover by Taliban forces
Comedian Jessica Pigeau on 'Safe Space' Performers, Progressive Mobbing, and Anxiety Overload in the World of Stand-Up
1:00:40Host Jonathan Kay interviews Vancouver-based queer comedian Jessica Pigeau about her recent Quillette essay describing the clash between good comedy and strident social-justice activism