The Brendan O’Neill Show

Episodes

We should all be populists

Thomas Frank tells Brendan O’Neill about the progressive history of populism and the elite war on democracy.

Innovation, freedom and ‘failing better’

Matt Ridley talks to Brendan O’Neill about why innovation matters – and what’s holding it back.

Why black autonomy matters

Glenn Loury talks to Brendan O’Neill about race, policing and political correctness.

Why the working class turned Tory

Nick Timothy on Brexit, the Theresa May years, and the great realignment of British politics.

‘The lockdown has been cruel and negligent’

Dr John Lee on the terrible cost of officialdom’s response to coronavirus.

Why borders matter

Frank Furedi joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss the importance of drawing boundaries.

‘We are in book-burning territory’

Julia Hartley-Brewer joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss the recent explosion of woke idiocy.

‘Liberals hate black people they can’t patronise’

Trevor Phillips talks to Brendan O’Neill about racial identity politics.

The virus of wokeness

Dave Rubin joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss where the left went wrong.

The new class war

Michael Lind on the tyranny of the managerial elite.

‘This is international hysteria’

Lionel Shriver and Brendan O’Neill discuss the irrational response to Covid-19 and the cruel regime of social distancing.

‘You should never apologise to the Twittermob’

Drag queen Vanity Von Glow talks to Brendan O’Neill about cancel culture, victimhood and identity.

‘We are living in an era of global madness’

Heather Mac Donald joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss the Covid-19 lockdowns and why they might be worse than the virus itself.

‘In this lockdown, dissent is a moral duty’

Peter Hitchens joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss the coronavirus crisis.

How everyday speech became a crime

Paul Coleman talks to Brendan O’Neill about the creeping censorship engulfing Europe.

‘We need a democratic revolt against the climate extremists’

Dominic Lawson talks to Brendan O’Neill about Brexit, climate change and ‘the apocalypse’.