Find your danger!

Save talks and create a schedule to help you organise your festival experience.

Start here:

Your Plan
Cart
Your cart is empty
Subtotal
$0
Discount
$0
Booking Fee
$0
Total
$0
You must purchase tickets to a minimum of 3 different paid sessions to complete your Festival Multipack. Learn More
You must add paid tickets to your cart to qualify for Whole Glory. Learn More

Help us stay dangerous.

FODI is only made possible thanks to the support of our donors and donations. Your support will enable us to keep FODI going.

If you have any questions about contributing, please contact us

We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation - the custodians of the country in which we meet - and acknowledge their Elders, past and present.
Stay Up To Date
Get the latest content and events from the Festival of Dangerous Ideas and The Ethics Centre

Waleed Aly & Naomi Klein - Our entanglements have been exposed

The In-Between  /  EP08
Available Now
On the precipice of a new age, what are the forces that will bring us together, and what is driving us apart? Simon Longstaff sits between Waleed Aly and Naomi Klein as they discuss the decline of meta-narratives in society and politics, reconciling coloniser and Indigenous histories and narratives, and trends of hyper-individualism and conspiracy. Neither are wholly optimistic nor pessimistic about the future that lies ahead.

Delve even deeper into the speakers and themes discussed in this episode:

Naomi Klein: Capitalism and the climate (FODI 2014)

Download the transcript here

 

The way that we talk about realising the most perfect version of our lives always seems to be about breaking bonds. If I effectively have no bonds restraining me, I have nothing that that binds me.
Waleed Aly
The denial of the climate crisis has now extended into a denial of everything that is inconvenient to one’s belief system or one’s everyday habits… It’s a kind of a designer reality to fit your personal proclivities.
Naomi Klein

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly is a broadcaster, lawyer, academic and Walkley Award-winning journalist. He is currently a co-host of Network Ten’s The Project and Radio National’s The Minefield. A lecturer in politics at Monash University, Aly is currently working in their Global Terrorism Research Centre. His social and political commentary has resulted in an award-winning book and he appears in newspapers such as The Guardian, The Australian, The Sunday Times of India, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

More

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author and Senior Correspondent for The Intercept. From 2018-2021 she was the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair at Rutgers University and is now Honorary Professor of Media and Climate at Rutgers. In September 2021 she joined the University of British Columbia as UBC Professor of Climate Justice.  In 2016, she was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize. 

More