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UnHerd with Freddie Sayers

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  • Lee Cain: A Carthaginian defeat is coming

    34:49
    As news breaks of a British general election, Former Director of Communications at 10 Downing Street Lee Cain and Political Editor of UnHerd Tom McTague join Freddie Sayers for an emergency roundtable. 
  • Glenn Greenwald: Are there limits to free speech?

    38:36
    Glenn Greenwald joins UnHerd’s Freddie Sayers to explore the nuances of free speech in today’s digital world. They discuss the challenges of protecting minority voices while upholding free expression, the dangers of corporate censorship, and the importance of critical thinking in navigating today’s complex information landscape.  
  • How to destroy the censorship complex

    38:10
    What's next for the censorship industrial complex? UnHerd's Freddie Sayers, Tablet's Jacob Siegel and Public's Michael Shellenberger sat down at Dissident Dialogues festival in New York City to discuss the growing disinformation industry and how to combat it...
  • Dora Moutot: Why France is censoring my book

    42:21
    Dora Moutot is one of France’s most outspoken gender critical feminists. She joins UnHerd's Florence Read to discuss her provocative new book, ‘Transmania’, and how it came to be censored by the local government in Paris.
  • Freddie Sayers on the 'disinformation movement'

    29:44
    Following an explosive investigation into the Global Disinformation Index, viewed 8 million times on X/Twitter, UnHerd has been contacted by dozens of lawmakers and activists raising concerns about rating agencies like the GDI. In this update podcast, Freddie Sayers addresses government officials on the chilling effect of censorship and makes a case to defund the 'disinformation industry'.
  • Jonathan Haidt: PornHub and Instagram are killing childhood

    47:25
    UnHerd's Flo Read meets Jonathan Haidt to discuss the dangers of modern technology for younger generations.Watch it on the UnHerd website:Listen to the podcast: https://plnk.to/unherd?to=pageSince 2012, youth mental health across the West has steadily declined. Jonathan Haidt is an American social psychologist, co-author of bestseller The Coddling of the American Mind and author of the new book The Anxious Generation. His theory is simple: the introduction of smartphones to children around 2011 accelerated the crisis of social media addiction. He joins UnHerd's Florence Read to discuss parenting, porn and the age of anxiety.