Uncomfortable Conversations with Josh Szeps
"The People vs Democracy" with Yascha Mounk
Season 1, Ep. 99
How do you stitch together diverse immigrant societies into a common future? How do you avoid collapsing into quarrelling tribes? Yascha Mounk is an optimistic academic who understands how democracies thrive... and decay.
"The New Gurus" with Helen Lewis
Season 1, Ep. 118
Helen Lewis's new BBC Radio 4 show, The New Gurus, investigates why so many of us have turned away from mainstream medicine, mainstream politics and the mainstream media to embrace the power of charismatic individuals instead. Helen went viral in 2018 with her legendary interview with Jordan Peterson. She's a brilliant interrogator and a thoughtful critic of the culture wars, wokeness, gender ideology and the far right.
Josh's Soap Box: Josh Is Getting Sued!
Season 1, Ep. 117
This week Josh reflects, in a somewhat heated way, on the surreal injustices of the justice system. Plus: Aussie-made shoulder-launched drone guns. And sharks in Sydney harbour.
Sam Harris: What The Hell Happened?
Season 1, Ep. 116
Sam Harris is a best-selling writer, philosopher and neuroscientist who hosts one of the world's most influential intellectual podcasts, Making Sense. Josh wants to pin down, once and for all, Sam's feelings about his former associates in the "intellectual dark web" who've gone off the rails. They also discuss Elon, Twitter, and the best flavour of cookie.To subscribe to the premium podcast feed via substack head to: https://uncomfortableconversations.substack.com/subscribe