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Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.

Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.
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Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.

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@quillette

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Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Nancy Rommelmann about how Portland became the woke capital of America

7/16/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to journalist and YouTuber Nancy Rommelmann about how Portland became the most woke city in America, what it's like living there and why she's moving. She provides an update on the targeting of her husband's coffee shop by an outrage mob after she expressed some reservations about aspects of the #MeToo movement.

Duration:00:29:07

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Professor Wilfred Reilly about his new book Hate Crime Hoax

7/15/2019
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Toby Young talks to Wilfred Reilly, an assistant professor of political science at Kentucky State University, about his new book documenting the prevalence of hate crime hoaxes and what that tells us about contemporary American society.

Duration:00:47:10

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Jamie Kilstein about his move to Arizona

7/12/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Jamie Kilstein, comedian and podcaster, about his departure from LA, Andy Ngo's Antifa beating and what it's like to hang out with Moby.

Duration:00:23:17

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Nicholas Christakis about his new book Blueprint

7/5/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, about his new book Blueprint and what evolution can teach us about overcoming conflict.

Duration:00:34:20

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Google whistleblower Mike Wacker

7/4/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Mike Wacker, the ex-Google software engineer who was fired for exposing the company's liberal bias.

Duration:00:16:23

Quillette's Toby Young talks to nuclear expert Michael Shellenberger about the woeful shortcomings of Chernobyl, the HBO mini-series

6/28/2019
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Toby Young talks to Quillette contributor and nuclear energy expert Michael Shellenberger about what Chernobyl, the critically-acclaimed HBO mini-series, got wrong and why that matters.

Duration:00:34:14

Quillette's Alexandra Hudson talks to Francis Fukuyama about identity politics

6/25/2019
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Guest host Alexandra Hudson interviews Francis Fukuyama about the themes of his new book Identity: The Demand For Dignity and the Politics of Resentment.

Duration:00:39:33

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about his reparations testimony

6/22/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about what it was like testifying to Congress about reparations and the reaction his testimony has received.

Duration:00:17:28

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Jonah Goldberg and Aaron Sibarium about the conservative themes of Avengers: Endgame

6/19/2019
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Toby Young discusses the conservative manifesto buried just beneath the surface of Avengers: Endgame with Jonah Goldberg and Aaron Siberium.

Duration:00:55:20

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Kathrine Jebsen Moore about how the knitting community has got tangled up with identity politics

6/14/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Kathrine Jebsen Moore about how the Instagram knitting community has been torn apart by Social Justice mobs.

Duration:00:19:01

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to gay icon Sky Gilbert about being excommunicated by Toronto's LGBT community

6/7/2019
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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.

Duration:00:43:15

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Eric Kaufmann and Sunder Katwala about the European elections

5/28/2019
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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?

Duration:00:54:07

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Greg Ellis, host of Quillette Narrated, about his career as a voice actor

5/23/2019
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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.

Duration:00:34:28

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Professor Nigel Biggar about academic outrage mobs and how to defeat them

5/15/2019
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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.

Duration:00:47:13

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Doriane Lambelet Coleman about the Caster Semenya trial

5/10/2019
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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.

Duration:00:19:18

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Clint Margrave and Timothy Green, two Los Angeles-based poets, about the public shaming of fellow poet Frank Sherlock

5/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:32:48

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Claire Fox, veteran journalist and broadcaster, about standing for the European Parliament as a Brexit Party candidate

4/30/2019
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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?

Duration:00:54:49

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about an allegedly racist incident at Barnard College

4/23/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about his latest Quillette article, which concerns an allegedly racist incident at Barnard College. Coleman, who is an undergraduate at Columbia, doesn't think the Barnard employees involved are guilty of racism.

Duration:00:21:46

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Jamie Kilstein about leaving the Social Justice cult and becoming a non-tribal comedian

4/19/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to stand-up comedian Jamie Kilstein about leaving the Social Justice Left, having Robin Williams as a patron, and his new, non-tribal, un-woke podcast.

Duration:00:32:14

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Sir Roger Scruton about getting sacked by the British Government after being targeted by a Twitter mob

4/15/2019
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Toby Young talks to Sir Roger Scruton, the conservative philosopher, about getting sacked as an advisor to the British Government after making some politically incorrect remarks, and the implications of his defenestration for intellectual freedom more widely.

Duration:00:33:32