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Chatter #220 – Max Hillebrand On Privacy, Freedom, and Cypherpunk Philosophy

Max Hillebrand is free software engineer an economist who started reading Keynes when he was 9 and got into Bitcoin at the age of 16. He says “Bitcoin is for everyone”, even his grandmother runs a Lightning node. Max came across my radar as a Bitcoin enthusiast, but he really peaked my interest…

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Chatter #215 [Live] – Mike Yardley On Liberalism, Freedom, And Our Crumbling Political System

The values of freedom and liberalism are dying. Michael Yardley was born in Denmark and educated in England, Switzerland and the US. He has a psychology degree from London University, conducted post-graduate research into direct action and terrorism at the LSE, and is also a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Michael…

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Chatter #211 [Live] – Dr Lee Jones On The Full Brexit, China, and Vaccine Passports

Dr Lee Jones is a Professor of Political Economy & International Relations at the Queen Mary University of London. Dr Jones and I had a great conversation about China, covid policy (namely vaccine passports), and making the best of Brexit. I’ve become increasingly concerned that a lot of people in society are unable…

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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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Chatter #52 – Jackson Rawlings on Covid-19 and How Modern Democracy Can Change

Jackon Rawlings is our guest on today’s show. We last interviewed Jackson in the summer of 2018 and now he is back to discuss his new project “This Modern Philosophy”. We discuss the Corona virus, the government response, and how this crisis could change (or not change) how politics and society operate. Resources…

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Chatter Episode 43 – Jackson Rawlings on How We Could Reform the UK Political System

Jackson Rawlings, the editor at The Politicalists, was our guest on today’s show. Today’s chat is a little more abstract than many of the discussions that we have been having of late, we got into a number of different discussions about the current state of British politics, the left-right divide, political polarisation, the…

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