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EI Weekly Listen — Fraser Nelson on the Intellectual Dark Web
The intellectual dark web will, most likely, be a flicker in history, a reminder of when the West’s conversation was at its most shrill, and when free-thinking people had to look to underground clubs for a place to air their thoughts. Read by Leighton Pugh.
Image: Camille Paglia. Credit: Independent / Alamy Stock Photo
EI Talks... JFK
JFK biographer Fredrik Logevall, in conversation with EI's Paul Lay and Iain Martin, discusses Kennedy's enduring and 'iconic' status, his claims to greatness, his style, and what his example offers for a divided America.
Image: During a campaign trip Senator John F. Kennedy greets a roadside crowd in Indiana. Credit: American Photo Archive / Alamy Stock Photo
EI Weekly Listen — Christopher Coker on the changing meaning of patriotism in war
Dying to defend territory is an ancient human need - but war in the 21st century may not follow the script. Read by Leighton Pugh.
Image: English propaganda poster from the First World War showing a column of soldiers and civilians marching to war. Credit: Photo 12 / Alamy Stock Photo
EI Talks... Rugby Union
In the latest episode of EI Talks... Paul Lay and Alastair Benn put together an idiot's guide to Rugby Union. The World Cup, the sport's showcase competition, kicks off tonight. The team gives their predictions.
Image: French Rugby poster from the 1930s. Credit: Lordprice Collection / Alamy Stock Photo
EI Weekly Listen — Remaking the moral case for capitalism by Iain Martin
A defence of capitalism will have to rest first and foremost on an appeal to ethics, obligation, and duty. Read by Leighton Pugh.
Engelsberg Ideas podcasts bring together leading writers, thinkers and historians to discuss the biggest issues facing the world today. You’ll find calm conversations and thought-provoking analysis. Hosted by Adam Boulton and Mattias Hessérus.