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Stephen Meyer on Intelligent Design and The Return of the God Hypothesis

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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Dr. Stephen Meyer directs the Center for Science and Culture at the Discovery Institute in Seattle. He returns to Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson to discuss his newest book,  Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveries That Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe.

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Reclaiming Freedom in the UK, with Laurence Fox

interview with Laurence Foxvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, March 25, 2021

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A brilliant British actor, Laurence Fox happened to say something mildly controversial on the BBC last year—and suddenly found himself a victim of cancel culture. Instead of retreating or apologizing, Fox made the unusual choice to not just rebel but to do it in the most public way possible: by running for mayor of London.
 

Reclaiming Freedom In The UK, With Laurence Fox

interview with Laurence Foxvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, March 25, 2021

A brilliant British actor, Laurence Fox happened to say something mildly controversial on the BBC last year—and suddenly found himself a victim of cancel culture. Instead of retreating or apologizing, Fox made the unusual choice to not just rebel but to do it in the most public way possible: by running for mayor of London.

Keeping Your Cool On The Climate Debate With Bjorn Lomborg

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

In this wide-ranging discussion with Peter Robinson, Bjorn Lomborg analyzes the Biden administration’s plan to address climate change, lauds a slew of new clean energy technologies that are coming in the next decade, and discusses the upsides—and the downsides—of migrating the world from a carbon-based economy to one based on electricity generated by clean energy sources.

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Keeping Your Cool on the Climate Debate with Bjorn Lomborg

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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In this wide-ranging discussion with Peter Robinson, Bjorn Lomborg analyzes the Biden administration’s plan to address climate change, lauds a slew of new clean energy technologies that are coming in the next decade, and discusses the upsides—and the downsides—of migrating the world from a carbon-based economy to one based on electricity generated by clean energy sources.

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Prey: Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the Relationship between Immigration and Sexual Assaults in Europe

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Hoover research fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s new book is Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women’s Rights. It examines the sharp rise in the number of sexual assaults in Western Europe that coincides with the sharp rise in illegal immigration from Muslim-majority countries.

Prey: Ayaan Hirsi Ali On The Relationship Between Immigration And Sexual Assaults In Europe

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Hoover research fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s new book is Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women’s Rights. It examines the sharp rise in the number of sexual assaults in Western Europe that coincides with the sharp rise in illegal immigration from Muslim-majority countries.

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The Impeachment of a Former President, with Richard Epstein, Andrew McCarthy, and John Yoo

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoo, Andrew McCarthyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, February 8, 2021

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The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins on February 9, 2021, but a fierce debate as to the constitutionality of trying a former president in this manner has been ongoing in the legal community for weeks. To bring some possible clarity and resolution to the matter, we assembled three of best and most cogent legal minds we know: Professor John Yoo of Berkeley Law School, Professor Richard Epstein of the University of Chicago and New York University School of Law, and Andrew McCarthy, former federal prosecutor and a legal commentator for National Review and Fox News.

The Impeachment Of A Former President, With Richard Epstein, Andrew McCarthy, And John Yoo

with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoo, Andrew McCarthyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, February 8, 2021

The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins on February 9, 2021, but a fierce debate as to the constitutionality of trying a former president in this manner has been ongoing in the legal community for weeks. To bring some possible clarity and resolution to the matter, we assembled three of best and most cogent legal minds we know: Professor John Yoo of Berkeley Law School, Professor Richard Epstein of the University of Chicago and New York University School of Law, and Andrew McCarthy, former federal prosecutor and a legal commentator for National Review and Fox News.

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