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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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Professor Nadim Kobeissi talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about the dangers posed by Facebook's new cryptocurrency

8/23/2019
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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.

Duration:00:28:49

Peter Boghossian, the Portland State philosophy professor, talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to about his forthcoming book

8/14/2019
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Portland State philosophy professor Peter Boghossian talks to Jonathan Kay about his forthcoming book—How to Have Impossible Conversations.

Duration:00:33:47

Professor Bruce Gilley talks to Quillette's Toby Young about anti-conservative bias in America's universities

8/7/2019
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Bruce Gilley, professor of political science at Portland State, talks to Toby Young about not being able to get his course on conservative political thought approved by his faculty, and his efforts to fight back against progressive authoritarianism on campus.

Duration:00:28:20

Heterodox Academy 2019 conference highlights presented by Quillette's Jonathan Kay

7/31/2019
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Heterodox Academy 2019 conference highlights presented by Jonathan Kay, featuring Steven Pinker, Karith Foster, Jennifer Collins Bloomquist, Dan Mogulof, Lara Schwartz, Brandon Calhoun and Coleman Hughes.

Duration:00:20:30

Toby Young talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about Boris Johnson, Britain's new Prime Minister whom he's known for 36 years

7/25/2019
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Toby Young, Quillette's associate editor, talks to Jonathan Kay about Boris Johnson, Britain's new Prime Minister whom Toby first met 36 years ago when they were students together at Oxford.

Duration:00:33:42

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

7/16/2019
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Journalist and YouTuber Nancy Rommelmann talks to Jonathan Kay 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

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

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

Duration:00:47:10

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

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

Duration:00:23:17

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

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

Duration:00:34:20

Google whistleblower Mike Wacker talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay

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

Duration:00:16:23

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

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

Duration:00:34:14

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

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

Duration:00:39:33

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

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

Duration:00:17:28

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

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

Duration:00:55:20

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

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

Duration:00:19:01

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

6/7/2019
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Sky Gilbert, gay playwright and drag queen, talks to Jonathan Kay about the history of Canada's gay community and being excommunicated by the LGBT theater company he founded.

Duration:00:43:15

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

5/28/2019
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Eric Kaufmann, author of Whiteshift, and Sunder Katwala, director of British Future, talk to Toby Young about the European election results. Is national populism in decline? If not, how concerned should we be?

Duration:00:54:07

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

5/23/2019
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Voice actor Greg Ellis talks to Jonathan Kay 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

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

5/15/2019
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Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Oxford, talks to Toby Young 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

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

5/10/2019
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Doriane Lambelet Coleman, the 800m-runner-turned-academic, talks to Jonathan Kay 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