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An intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society.

High Noon is an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjec
Latest Episode6/22/2022

Brad Wilcox – On Fatherhood, Happiness, and the Class Divide Over Family Formation

Season 1, Ep. 59
Brad Wilcox is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, where he directs the National Marriage Project, as well as a senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies and the author of numerous studies, articles, and books on family formation and its many consequences.Wilcox and Stepman discuss the consequences of fatherlessness, whether the pandemic may have shifted women's priorities, and the sociological data on happiness. They also talk through whether the class divide opening up around family formation is more cultural or economic, and how to discuss sociological findings around family without being subjected to the tyranny of exceptions.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/22/2022

Brad Wilcox – On Fatherhood, Happiness, and the Class Divide Over Family Formation

Season 1, Ep. 59
Brad Wilcox is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, where he directs the National Marriage Project, as well as a senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies and the author of numerous studies, articles, and books on family formation and its many consequences.Wilcox and Stepman discuss the consequences of fatherlessness, whether the pandemic may have shifted women's priorities, and the sociological data on happiness. They also talk through whether the class divide opening up around family formation is more cultural or economic, and how to discuss sociological findings around family without being subjected to the tyranny of exceptions.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/15/2022

Ian Rowe – On Agency and Finding a Middle Ground Between Atomization and Blaming the System

Season 1, Ep. 58
This week onHigh Noon with Inez Stepman, the indefatigable Ian Rowe joins the pod. Rowe is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a visiting fellow with the Woodson Center as part of their 1776 Unites project. He is the author of the new bookAgency: The Four Point Plan (F.R.E.E.) for ALL Children to Overcome the Victimhood Narrative and Discover their Pathway to Power,and runs a new set of charter schools in the Bronx based on the four cardinal virtues.Ian and Inez discussed how perception and ideology can affect kids’ psychology in a very real way, the middle ground between total individualism and a kind of systemic collectivism, and how we can recognize both personal agency and institutional influence on people’s life outcomes.They also dig into what to do when those most influential institutions — like family structure, schools, and others, become weak and corrupted — and how those who have found themselves in the thickets of modern life, without the human and civic supports they desperately need, can nevertheless find a pathway to a positive future.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/8/2022

Alex Kaschuta – On the End of the Girlboss, Eastern Europe Between Spent Liberalism and Russian Tanks, and the Anti-Narcissistic Transformations of Motherhood

Season 1, Ep. 57
This week onHigh Noon, Alex Kaschuta, the host of the always-fascinatingSubversive Podcastand author at her SubstackGarden of Earthly Delights, and one of the most courageous and interesting commentators on the internet, joins the pod.Alex and Inez talked about whether the vibe shift with regard to Sheryl Sandburg-style girlbossing is real, whether constraint is a necessary precondition for freedom, and the tragic but captivating position of Eastern European countries trapped between the woke West pushing seemingly spent liberalism and the hard power of Russian tanks. They also discussed the inevitable consequences of prosperity, the very real anti-narcissism transformations of motherhood, and tech bro asceticism vs. right-wing bodybuilding.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/1/2022

James Esses – On Gender Ideology in Psychology, Pathologizing the Normal, and Why the Anglosphere Has Gone So Woke

Season 1, Ep. 56
This week on High Noon, James Esses, founder of Thoughtful Therapists, joins the podcast. A former criminal barrister from the UK pursuing a second career in therapy, Esses was unceremoniously expelled from his program for raising objections to gender ideology and concerns with encouraging troubled minors into irreversible medical “transition.”Esses and Stepman discuss the former's upcoming court case suing the university for discrimination and how gender ideologues have managed to so thoroughly capture gatekeeping institutions in medicine and psychology. They additionally discuss whether the discipline of psychology itself might be guilty of over-pathologizing normal human suffering, and speculate as to why the Anglosphere has proven particularly susceptible to wokeness.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/25/2022

After Dark – On Elon Musk vs. The System, Redpilled Tech Bros, and the Consequences of Mass Incompetence

Season 1, Ep. 55
The last week of every month,High Noon: After Darkfeatures Emily Jashinsky and Inez Stepman on the news of the past weeks. This month, Emily and Inez discuss whether the attacks and accusations against Elon Musk are working or lifting the veil on a rigged system for ordinary Americans; if redpilled tech bros passed over by woke quota systems can revive a future for American innovation and competence; and the left’s uncomfortable relationship with democracy.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/18/2022

Libby Emmons – On What Got Her Canceled in the Theater World and the Complicated Relationship Between Morality and Art

Season 1, Ep. 54
This week onHigh Noon with Inez Stepman, Libby Emmons joins the pod. Emmons is editor-in-chief ofThe Post Millennialand, prior to that, a canceled playwright. Stepman and Emmons have a wide-ranging conversation that includes everything from the defense of humanity against both transgenderism and transhumanism that got her exiled from her feminist theater company, to the complicated relationship between morality and art.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/11/2022

Arthur Milikh – On National Sorting and Humiliating Woke Institutions that Don’t Deserve Our Respect

Season 1, Ep. 53
Arthur Milikh is the Executive Director of the Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life in Washington, D.C. Milikh and Stepman discussed the ways in which the traditional right has failed, and what steps the new right needs to take to create real institutional pushback, as well as the pros and cons of the great “national sorting” now underway.--High Noonis an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future.Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum.You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #HighNoonPodcast #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues