Fire at Will

Imagining nuclear armageddon, with Annie Jacobsen

6 June 2024 3:00 am

The world could end before you finish listening to this podcast. That’s the reality of a nuclear-armed world. If a…

A heretical conversation with Andrew Gold

30 May 2024 3:00 am

Heresy is defined as opinion profoundly at odds with what is generally accepted. It has rarely been more dangerous to…

The rebirth of the West, with Victor Davis Hanson

23 May 2024 3:00 am

In some respects, the West is exhibiting similar symptoms to past civilizations that decayed, declined, or were completely wiped off…

The real reason for African poverty, with Magatte Wade

16 May 2024 3:00 am

Why is Africa poor? There’s a series of trendy answers to that question, that are almost taken as read amongst…

Fighting cultural socialism, with Eric Kaufmann

9 May 2024 3:00 am

Across the western world, cosplay protests are ongoing in some of the most elite academic institutions. They point to a…

Conservatism is gratitude, with Jonah Goldberg

2 May 2024 3:00 am

Western liberal democratic capitalism has created more prosperity, and enabled more human flourishing, than any other social system. It is…

Debunking Australia’s housing crisis myth, with Cameron Murray

25 April 2024 3:00 am

There’s a common refrain when it comes to housing in Australia today: ‘it’s never been harder to enter the housing…

In defense of journalism, with Anthony De Ceglie

18 April 2024 3:00 am

It’s easy to forget that journalists were once invested with immense trust by citizens. This is no longer the case.…

“Gen Z is the most conservative generation since WW2” – Isabel Brown

11 April 2024 3:00 am

Gen Z has developed quite a reputation. Lazy. Difficult to work with. Technology-addicted. And of course, insufferably woke. What if…

The short march through the institutions, with Yascha Mounk

4 April 2024 3:00 am

Sometimes it feels like the tidal wave of ‘wokeness’ (or identity politics) washed over the western world almost overnight. It…

Tales of a Hollywood dissident, with Matthew Marsden

28 March 2024 3:00 am

Politics is downstream from culture. To change politics, one must first change culture. The left intrinsically understands this in a…

The real State of the Union, with Charles C.W. Cooke

21 March 2024 3:00 am

There are two ways to look at American politics in 2024. There’s the prevailing pessimistic view. Many people think democracy…

In conversation with Douglas Murray

14 March 2024 3:00 am

It is now in vogue to celebrate non-Western cultures and disparage Western ones. Many well-meaning people have been fooled by…

Lessons for the silenced majority, with Katherine Brodsky

7 March 2024 3:00 am

We as a society are self-censoring at record rates. Say the wrong thing at the wrong moment to the wrong…

“The Teals are an existential threat to the Liberals” – Joe Hildebrand

29 February 2024 3:00 am

Australia is facing serious domestic and international challenges, all at a time when the political class has arguably never been…

“It’s the culture, stupid” – Matt Goodwin

22 February 2024 3:00 am

Bill Clinton’s strategist James Carville memorably said, “It’s the economy, stupid”. Times have changed. The great political battles of our…

“Reality is now subject to ideology” – Lionel Shriver

15 February 2024 3:00 am

Journalist. Contrarian. Iconoclast. Intellectual. Provocateur… And one of the most successful novelists of the 21st century. Lionel Shriver has, in…

Why you don’t have free will, with Brian Klaas

8 February 2024 3:00 am

We all comfort ourselves by believing in cause and effect. According to Dr Brian Klaas, we wilfully ignore a bewildering…

How to rig an election, with Nic Cheeseman

1 February 2024 3:00 am

2024 is the biggest election year in history. Countries with more than half the world’s population – over four billion…

“Appeasement guarantees war” – Victor Davis Hanson

25 January 2024 3:00 am

The most astute social commentators on the present are the people who have the deepest understanding of the past. As…

A real talk, with Zuby

18 January 2024 3:00 am

It’s perhaps never been harder to speak the truth than it is in the West today. In fact, many people…

“If another pandemic hits, we will lockdown again” – Jay Bhattacharya

11 January 2024 3:00 am

Few people called for sanity as the world lost its collective mind during the COVID pandemic, but Jay Bhattacharya was…

The case for colonialism, with Bruce Gilley

4 January 2024 3:00 am

The overwhelming majority of academic articles come and go with little fanfare. There may be the odd admiring nod from…

The sniper bullet of surprise, with Jeffery Deaver

28 December 2023 3:00 am

It’s that time of the year when many of us will sit down and write. It could be resolutions. It…

Draining the swamp, with Sebastian Gorka

21 December 2023 3:00 am

It’s hard not to see America as a country in decline. Foreign policy attention is stretched, political debate is toxic,…