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Episode #115: Dialogue with Ross Douthat

Season 1, Ep. 115

Hub Dialogues (part of The Hub, Canada’s daily information source for public policy – https://www.thehub.ca) are in-depth conversations about big ideas from the worlds of business, economics, geopolitics, public policy, and technology.


The Hub Dialogues feature The Hub's editor-at-large, Sean Speer, in conversation with leading entrepreneurs, policymakers, scholars, and thinkers on the issues and challenges that will shape Canada's future at home and abroad.


This episode features Sean Speer with New York Times columnist Ross Douthat on his powerful book, The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery, as well as other topics including overcoming societal decadence, the future of conservative populism, and writing for the New York Times.


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