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December 1, 2022

Ruth Ben-Ghiat - Return of the Strongman (FODI2022)

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November 23, 2022

Who’s afraid of the strongman?

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November 14, 2022

Nick Bryant, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Geraldine Doogue & Adam Tooze - American Decadence (FODI 2022)

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November 1, 2022

Adam Tooze - F=Fail (FODI 2022)

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October 31, 2022

Appreciation or appropriation? The impacts of stealing culture

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October 17, 2022

Jacqui Lambie - On Blowing Things Up (FODI 2022)

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October 12, 2022

Why would you get a tattoo by an artist you’ve never met?

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September 20, 2022

5 things we learnt from FODI22

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May 27, 2022

Masha Gessen & Tom Switzer - Putin (FODI 2014)

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May 24, 2022

We are being saturated by knowledge. How much is too much?

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April 7, 2022

Ukraine Hacktivism

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April 4, 2022

Jesse Bering - We Are All Sexual Perverts (FODI 2012)

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April 1, 2022

Periods, taboos and vaccines: Teaching women to listen to their bodies

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February 26, 2022

Endtropy

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February 26, 2022

Waleed Aly & Naomi Klein - Our entanglements have been exposed

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February 26, 2022

Revivification

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February 26, 2022

S. Matthew Liao & John Rasko - Immortality, fraud and the future of the human species

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February 25, 2022

Tongues

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February 25, 2022

Roxane Gay & Kate Manne - The mild terror of publishing feminist cultural criticism

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February 25, 2022

Semi-Autonomous

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February 25, 2022

Joanna Bourke & Toby Walsh - Killer robots and the human construction of war

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February 24, 2022

The Dancer

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February 24, 2022

Eleanor Gordon-Smith & Slavoj Žižek - The age of doubt, reason and conspiracy

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February 23, 2022

Within Salt

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February 23, 2022

To see no longer means to believe

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February 23, 2022

Lee Vinsel & Tyson Yunkaporta - A gradual decline into disorder

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February 18, 2022

Anthropocene

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February 18, 2022

Sam Mostyn & Peter Singer - We have failed to protect those who don’t yet exist

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February 15, 2022

Light Shines

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February 15, 2022

Joya Chatterji & Stephen Fry - There is no beginning

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December 14, 2021

Elizabeth Pisani - Corruption Makes the World Go Round (FODI 2014)

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December 2, 2021

QAnon and My Life As An Internet Folk Villain

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December 1, 2021

2021’s most dangerous reads

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November 16, 2021

Anti-natalism: The case for not existing

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November 1, 2021

A.C. Grayling - Bad Education (FODI 2015)

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October 5, 2021

Tim Flannery, Alok Jha, Natasha Mitchell & Lee Vinsel - Don't Trust the Scientists (FODI 2016)

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September 27, 2021

Interrogating our vaccine fetish

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September 22, 2021

Dangerous ideas and pseudonyms

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September 10, 2021

Chris Berg - Nanny State (FODI 2015)

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August 18, 2021

Vaccines: compulsory or conditional?

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August 2, 2021

Erwin James - A Killer Can Be a Good Neighbour (FODI 2013)

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July 9, 2021

Jesse Bering, Raewyn Connell Cordelia Fine & Elizabeth Anne Riley - Gender Doesn't Matter (FODI 2016)

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May 17, 2021

Satyajit Das - The Bill Is Due (FODI 2016)

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April 22, 2021

Dangerous Fictions

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April 8, 2021

Pop Culture and the Limits of Social Engineering

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March 29, 2021

Misinformation is Infectious

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March 24, 2021

The Truth About China

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March 24, 2021

Kevin Rudd on the truth about China

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March 15, 2021

Ageing is a Disease

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March 9, 2021

Lionel Shriver - Break A Rule A Day (FODI 2016)

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March 2, 2021

Settler rage and our inherited national guilt

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February 25, 2021

Who’s to blame for Facebook’s news ban?

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February 24, 2021

No justice, no peace in healing Trump’s America

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February 22, 2021

Market logic can’t survive a pandemic

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February 17, 2021

Treating citizens as customers is a recipe for distrust

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February 16, 2021

Narcissists aren’t born, they’re made

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February 16, 2021

Stolen Inheritance

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February 15, 2021

It’s time to take citizenship seriously again

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February 15, 2021

Enwhitenment: utes, philosophy and the preconditions of civil society

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January 4, 2021

Tim Flannery, Elizabeth Kolbert, Steven Pinker, Jaan Tallinn – The End of the World as We Know It (FODI 2014)

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December 1, 2020

Helen Joyce - The Right To Die (FODI 2015)

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November 16, 2020

Edward Snowden - Surveillance States (FODI Digital 2020)

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November 2, 2020

Marcia Langton - Dangerous Fictions (FODI Digital 2020)

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October 18, 2020

Eric Schlosser - Nuclear Delusions (FODI 2015)

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October 4, 2020

Lydia Cacho – Slavery Is Big Business (FODI 2014)

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September 23, 2020

Ethics of the Pandemic

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September 21, 2020

Lee Vinsel - Innovation Fetish (FODI 2016)

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September 7, 2020

Sarai Walker - Radical Fat Acceptance (FODI 2015)

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August 24, 2020

Daisy Jeffrey, Audrey Mason-Hyde & Dylan Storer - Stolen Inheritance (FODI Digital 2020)

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August 10, 2020

Claire Wardle & Ariel Bogle - Misinformation is Infectious (FODI Digital 2020)

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July 27, 2020

Matt Beard, Eleanor Gordon-Smith & Bryan Mukandi - Ethics of the Pandemic (FODI Digital 2020)

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July 6, 2020

David Sinclair with Norman Swan - Ageing is a Disease (FODI Digital 2020)

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June 22, 2020

Alicia Garza and Stan Grant - Why Black Lives Matter (FODI 2016)

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June 15, 2020

Jennifer Rayner - Generation Less (FODI 2016)

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June 9, 2020

Michael Wesley - Feudal World (FODI 2015)

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June 1, 2020

S.Matthew Liao - Engineer Humans To Stop Climate Change (FODI 2013)

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May 25, 2020

Mona Eltahawy - Hypocrisy Rhymes with Democracy (FODI 2011)

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May 19, 2020

Political Correct-mess - Kevin Donnelly, Chris Kenny, Antoinette Lattouf, Lauren Rosewarne

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May 10, 2020

Alok Jha - Water Wars (FODI 2016)

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May 10, 2020

Snap Back To Reality - Stan Grant, Rebecca Huntley, Tim Soutphommasane

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May 10, 2020

Stolen Inheritance - Daisy Jeffrey, Audrey Mason-Hyde and Dylan Storer

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May 10, 2020

The Future Is History - Masha Gessen in conversation with Hamish Macdonald

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May 10, 2020

Ageing Is A Disease - David Sinclair in conversation with Dr. Norman Swan

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May 9, 2020

States Of Surveillance - Angie Abdilla, Ellen Broad and Mark Pesce

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May 9, 2020

The Truth About China - Jason Yat-Sen Li, Kevin Rudd, Yaqui Wang, Vicky Xiuzhong Xu, Peter Harcher

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May 9, 2020

Ethics Of The Pandemic - Matt Beard, Eleanor Gordon-Smith and Bryan Mukandi

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May 9, 2020

Misinformation Is Infectious - Claire Wardle in conversation with Ariel Bogle

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May 4, 2020

Slavoj Žižek - Let us be realists and demand the impossible (FODI 2011)

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April 27, 2020

Helen Razor - Against Compassion (FODI 2015)

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April 20, 2020

David Simon - Some People Are More Equal Than Others (FODI 2014)

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April 13, 2020

Tim Harford - Make More Mistakes (FODI 2012)

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April 6, 2020

Anne Manne - The Narcissism Epidemic (FODI 2014)

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March 30, 2020

A.C Grayling - Closing the Modern Mind (FODI 2016)

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January 28, 2020

Christopher Hitchens - Religion Poisons Everything (FODI 2009)

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January 27, 2020

Evgeny Morozov - The Dark Side of the Internet (FODI 2013)

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January 27, 2020

Dee Mandigan - The Propaganda Machine (FODI 2016)

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January 26, 2020

Philippe Legrain - Open the Borders (FODI 2016)

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January 25, 2020

Vandana Shiva - Growth = Poverty (FODI 2013)

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January 24, 2020

Jon Ronson - Psychopaths & Shame Culture (FODI 2011 & 2015)

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January 23, 2020

Hanna Rosin - The End of Men (FODI 2013)

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January 22, 2020

Kajsa Ekis Ekman - Surrogacy is Child Trafficking (FODI 2014)

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January 21, 2020

Sam Harris - The Delusion of Free Will (FODI 2012)

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January 21, 2020

Naomi Klein - Capitalism and the Climate (FODI 2014)

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November 30, 2018

Ayelet Waldman - LSD: Forbidden Medicine (FODI 2018)

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November 30, 2018

Rehearsal for Facism - Pankaj Mishra, Angela Nagle & Tim Soutphommasane (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Zeynep Tufekci - Our Attention Has Been Stolen (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Angela Nagle - Kill All Normies (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Dee Madigan, John Hewson & Rebecca Huntley - Cancer on Democracy (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Zhao Hai, Linda Jakobson & Adam Ni - Choose China (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Pankaj Mishra - Age of Anger (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Zeynep Tufekci & Seth Stephens-Davidowitz - Privacy is Selfish (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Haris Aziz, Khandis Blake, Lee Rollins & Martina Stenzel - Fight the Fear (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz - Everybody Lies (Except the Internet) (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Niall Ferguson - Post Populism (FODI 2018)

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November 29, 2018

Rob Brooks, Nikki Goldstein & Xanthe Mallett - Sex Robots Have No Taboos (FODI 2018)

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November 28, 2018

Toby Walsh - The End of the World (As We Know It) (FODI 2018)

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November 28, 2018

Germaine Greer, Ayelet Waldman & Megan Phelps-Roper - Too Dangerous (FODI 2018)

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November 26, 2018

Chuck Klosterman - What if we're wrong? (FODI 2018)

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November 26, 2018

Stephen Fry - The Hitch (FODI 2018)

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October 26, 2018

Destroy Fitness Culture

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October 22, 2018

Tech companies are not your friends

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October 16, 2018

On not looking sick

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October 9, 2018

Stop treating my Muslim children as though they’re future extremists

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October 5, 2018

Our bodies and minds are not datasets

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