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Chatter #84 – Peter Hitchens on Covid, Free Speech, and the Failure of Britain’s Institutions

Journalist, author, and Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens was my guest on today’s show. He is a former foreign correspondent from Moscow and Washington and author of numerous books including The Rage Against God and The Abolition of Britain. This was a really exciting interview for me and definitely one of the…

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How To Thrive Not Survive Post-Pandemic

“There is little doubt that another crisis will see us in the streets and squares once again, taking us all by surprise… These moments when the impossible seems suddenly possible are excruciatingly rare and precious. That means more must be made of them. The next time one arises, it must be harnessed not…

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Chatter #57 – Tatton Spiller on the Growth of Simple Politics and the UK’s Pandemic Response

Tatton Spiller of Simple Politics was our guest on today’s show. This is Tatton’s second appearance on the podcast – you’ll find a link to the original episode below. Simple Politics was created to help explain the world of politics to those who don’t know the difference between common law and the House…

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MMT It’s Time To Face The Music

Over the past few decades and increasingly more so in recent years, there has been a new economic school of thought emerging on the left: Modern Monetary Theory, or MMT. The idea has been supported by Stephanie Kelton (a former advisor to Bernie Sanders) and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez in the US and John…

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So, How Do We Pay For All This?

Since the UK went into lockdown, the UK economy shrank by almost 6%, the chancellor has announced tens of billions in public spending to prop up businesses, and we are currently losing an estimated £2.4 billion everyday in economic activity. This isn’t a UK based phenomenon, almost every major government in every major…

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The Corona Timeline

We’ll be updating this periodically, and expanding it’s scope! December 31st China alerts WHO to new virus.  January 23rd Study reveals a third of China’s patients require intensive care.  January 24th Boris Johnson misses first Cobra meeting.  January 29th Boris Johnson misses second Cobra meeting.  January 31st The NHS declares first ever ‘Level…

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