UnHerd with Freddie Sayers

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Freddie Sayers from online magazine UnHerd seeks out top scientists, writers, politicians and thinkers for in-depth interviews to try and help us work out what’s really going on. What started as an inquiry into the pandemic has broadened into a fascinating look at free speech, science, meaning and the ideas shaping our world.

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Episode Date
Why the American Right loves Viktor Orbán
Mar 01, 2024
Jonathan Sumption: The case for Shamima Begum
Feb 23, 2024
Freddie Sayers and Konstantin Kisin: What happened to Tucker Carlson?
Feb 17, 2024
The History Professor Sanctioned by Putin
Feb 14, 2024
Ioan Grillo: The Real Story of the US/Mexico Border Crisis
Feb 11, 2024
Lee Fang: My Warning to Congress on Censorship
Feb 06, 2024
Andrew Sullivan: What I Got Wrong About Trump
Feb 02, 2024
Will Europe Lose World War Three?
Jan 31, 2024
David Mamet: Why Trump Will Win 2024
Jan 21, 2024
Katherine Birbalsingh: My High Court Case to Ban Prayer in School
Jan 19, 2024
Oleksiy Arestovych: Zelensky's Challenger
Jan 14, 2024
The New War for the Red Sea
Jan 12, 2024
Former CIA officer: The age of America is coming to an end
Jan 04, 2024
UnHerd's Best of 2023
Dec 28, 2023
John Vervaeke: Rituals are rational
Dec 24, 2023
John Mearsheimer: There is no two-state solution
Dec 15, 2023
Andy Cook: How lockdowns broke Britain
Dec 12, 2023
TRAILER: The Battle for San Francisco
Dec 10, 2023
Busting the Bill Gates myth
Nov 29, 2023
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: From New Atheist to Christian convert
Nov 22, 2023
How RFK Jr. could decide the 2024 election
Nov 17, 2023
Nick Bostrom: How AI will lead to tyranny
Nov 10, 2023
Why does the Left support Palestine?
Nov 03, 2023
Israeli Ambassador on the War on Gaza
Oct 27, 2023
Jonathan Sumption: War, Lockdowns and Lessons from the Past
Oct 21, 2023
Kathleen Stock: Inside Britain’s new trans clinics
Oct 19, 2023
Yascha Mounk: Israel to America - escaping the identity trap
Oct 13, 2023
Special Investigation: How scientific is the ZOE app?
Oct 11, 2023
John Gray: Thoughts after liberalism
Oct 08, 2023
Yanis Varoufakis: Welcome to the age of technofeudalism
Oct 05, 2023
Matthew Crawford: The global war on motorists
Oct 03, 2023
Michael Wolff: How Donald Trump beat Rupert Murdoch
Sep 29, 2023
Climate scientist: I designed my research to sound catastrophic
Sep 25, 2023
The Russell Brand divide: Could both sides be right?
Sep 19, 2023
Gad Saad: Postmodernism is making us miserable
Sep 01, 2023
Wolfgang Münchau: Germany is in trouble
Aug 25, 2023
Special Report: Inside Tony Blair Inc
Aug 06, 2023
Countess Alexandra Tolstoy: Debanked for being Russian
Aug 02, 2023
Edward Luttwak: Biden and Putin are ready to do a deal
Jul 18, 2023
Professor Ashok Swain: The strange disappearance of the anti-war movement
Jul 12, 2023
Tom Holland: Lessons from the Roman Empire
Jul 07, 2023
Lee Fang: Did Pfizer sponsor vaccine mandates?
Jul 07, 2023
Retired US General: Why I think Putin will go nuclear
Jun 28, 2023
Olympian Sharron Davies: Female Athletes are being Blackmailed
Jun 21, 2023
Paul Kingsnorth: How to Resist the Machine
Jun 11, 2023
Prof. Richard Dawkins: I'm a Romantic Soul
Jun 06, 2023
Ukrainian MP: Why victory is the only option
Jun 01, 2023
Kathleen Stock: Philosophical Knots
May 30, 2023
Edward Blum: The case against affirmative action
May 26, 2023
Gérard Araud: Ukraine has revealed a new world order
May 22, 2023
Jaron Lanier: How humanity can defeat AI
May 05, 2023
Coronation and power - These Times Ep #1
May 04, 2023
Robert F Kennedy Jr: "We need a peaceful revolution"
May 02, 2023
Iain McGilchrist: We are in a fully deluded world
Apr 28, 2023
Anatol Lieven: The truth about Crimea
Apr 25, 2023
Martin Gurri: The Pentagon leak is only the beginning
Apr 18, 2023
Nick Cave: Christ, the Devil and the duty to offend
Apr 07, 2023
Jacob Siegel: The great disinformation hoax
Apr 05, 2023
Former Trump advisor: China is the threat, not Russia
Mar 31, 2023
Quinn Slobodian on crack-up capitalism
Mar 30, 2023
Top Harvard astronomer: The evidence for extraterrestrial life
Mar 24, 2023
Philosopher Susan Neiman: The true Left is not woke
Mar 18, 2023
Lionel Shriver: Insensitivity Reader - Live at the UnHerd Club
Mar 17, 2023
Matt Stoller: The case against the SVB rescue
Mar 15, 2023
Chris Miller: Get ready for the chip wars
Mar 13, 2023
David Sacks: Is the Silicon Valley Bank deal another bailout?
Mar 13, 2023
Mary Harrington: Feminism against progress
Mar 10, 2023
Isabel Oakeshott: The lesson of the Lockdown Files
Mar 08, 2023
Marianne Williamson: America needs a philosopher king
Mar 03, 2023
Fiona Hill: Absolute victory over Russia is not possible
Feb 21, 2023
Jeffrey Sachs: Who really blew up the Nord Stream 2 pipeline?
Feb 15, 2023
Louis-Vincent Gave: China cancels lockdowns... where's the disaster?
Feb 13, 2023
Military analyst: Is the Ukraine war headed for stalemate?
Feb 02, 2023
Peter Hitchens: The Covid censors are moving on to Ukraine
Jan 30, 2023
Matthew B. Crawford: The perpetual state of emergency
Jan 17, 2023
The scientific case against facemasks
Jan 13, 2023
David Sacks: The tech reset has only just begun
Jan 06, 2023
Brett Scott: Beware a cashless society
Jan 03, 2023
UnHerd Christmas Special: Christmas is a time for chaos
Dec 23, 2022
Jay Bhattacharya: What I discovered at Twitter HQ
Dec 16, 2022
Freddie deBoer: We should forgive Kanye West
Dec 09, 2022
Vivek Ramaswamy: Elon Musk won't save us
Dec 05, 2022
John Mearsheimer: The West is playing Russian roulette
Nov 29, 2022
Ex-Ambassador speaks out: How Qatar funds extremism in the West
Nov 23, 2022
David Sacks: Ukraine is turning into Woke War III
Nov 01, 2022
John Gray Part II: Welcome to the era of tragic realism
Oct 28, 2022
John Gray Part I: Revenge of the technocrats
Oct 26, 2022
Ivar Arpi: Why did Sweden turn Right-wing?
Oct 22, 2022
Canada's euthanasia laws killed my brother
Oct 17, 2022
Investigating the Florida vaccine study
Oct 12, 2022
Michael Gove: Do Conservatives have a philosophy?
Oct 06, 2022
Jay Bhattacharya: The legal case against Anthony Fauci
Sep 30, 2022
Will the hard Right sweep Europe?
Sep 26, 2022
Cancelled for pro-peace street art
Sep 22, 2022
The Charles III paradox: Anti-establishment King
Sep 16, 2022
Clint Ehrlich: What I got wrong about Ukraine
Sep 14, 2022
The great excess deaths mystery
Sep 07, 2022
Thomas Fazi: Civil disobedience is coming
Sep 01, 2022
Wolfgang Streeck: The end of the German empire
Aug 26, 2022
Lionel Shriver: We need to talk about Ezra Miller
Aug 22, 2022
His wife's plea: The case for Julian Assange
Aug 08, 2022
Slavoj Žižek: We are addicted to chaos
Aug 04, 2022
David Fuller: What happened to Jordan Peterson?
Aug 01, 2022
Aella meets Louise Perry: Was the sexual revolution a mistake?
Jul 28, 2022
Lord Frost: Liz Truss is the change candidate
Jul 22, 2022
Alex Jones documentary banned from social media
Jul 15, 2022
How the West brought economic disaster on itself
Jul 11, 2022
What Boris Johnson's resignation really means
Jul 08, 2022
Martin Kulldorff: Lessons from Sweden for the next pandemic
Jun 24, 2022
Crypto CEO: My stand against woke workers
Jun 21, 2022
Aris Roussinos: Inside the nationalist militia on Ukraine’s frontline
Jun 17, 2022
Silkie Carlo: Chinese CCTV is watching you
Jun 13, 2022
Ilya Shapiro: Georgetown diversicrats forced me out of my job
Jun 09, 2022
Bret Weinstein: I will be vindicated over Covid
Jun 06, 2022
Rejected from a London university for being Russian
May 30, 2022
WHO epidemiologist: The truth about monkeypox
May 27, 2022
World expert Dr. Pavel Podvig: How likely is a nuclear war?
May 20, 2022
Prof. Michael Sandel: Why the elites don’t deserve their status
May 16, 2022
Kremlin Spokesman: "There is no war in Ukraine"
May 12, 2022
Curtis Yarvin: Why America should become a monarchy
May 08, 2022
Danish professor: mRNA vaccine study sends 'danger signals'
May 03, 2022
Douglas Murray: The gullible Right has fallen for Putin
Apr 25, 2022
Michael Tracey: When does anti-war become pro-Putin?
Apr 19, 2022
Sergej Sumlenny: "Get ready for the break up of Russia"
Apr 11, 2022
Inside China's Zero Covid Camp
Apr 07, 2022
Yanis Varoufakis: It's mad to think Ukraine can win
Apr 05, 2022
Sajid Javid: Zero Covid has been a disaster
Mar 31, 2022
Francis Fukuyama: Can Putin's war rescue liberalism?
Mar 24, 2022
Bill Roggio: Who is really winning the war in Ukraine?
Mar 21, 2022
Samo Burja: Russia Sanctions Will Divide Civilisation
Mar 17, 2022
The truth about Neo-Nazis in Ukraine
Mar 15, 2022
Investigating Aleksandr Dugin and the "soul of Russia"
Mar 10, 2022
Leonid Ragozin: How I got Russia wrong
Mar 08, 2022
Justin Bronk: Is the Russian war machine broken?
Mar 02, 2022
Andreas Umland: The real nuclear threat is not from weapons
Mar 01, 2022
San Francisco parents: How we took back control of our schools
Feb 25, 2022
Konstantin Kisin: Has the media got Ukraine wrong?
Feb 24, 2022
What the Moderna share price reveals about vaccines
Feb 15, 2022
Glenn Loury: Reject race politics and embrace humanity
Feb 14, 2022
UnHerd Live: Where does feminism go next?
Feb 03, 2022
Denmark's state modeller: Why we've ended ALL Covid laws
Jan 31, 2022
Kate Clanchy: "My life's work has been taken away"
Jan 26, 2022
Israeli vaccine advisor: "We have made mistakes"
Jan 18, 2022
Dr Steve James: I’m willing to lose my job over vaccine mandates
Jan 12, 2022
2021: Year in Review with Freddie Sayers, Aris Roussinos and Mary Harrington
Dec 31, 2021
Brian Pottinger: Why South Africans are refusing the vaccine
Dec 22, 2021
South Africa data: Could Omicron be the end of the pandemic?
Dec 15, 2021
Inside Australia’s Covid internment camp
Dec 02, 2021
Paul Kingsnorth: why I changed sides in the vaccine wars
Nov 30, 2021
Freddie Sayers investigates Austria's lockdown of the unvaccinated
Nov 17, 2021
Asra Nomani: Mothers fight back against Critical Race Theory in schools
Nov 11, 2021
Covid doctor: No UK lockdown this Christmas
Nov 08, 2021
Kathleen Stock: I won't be silenced
Nov 03, 2021
Bjorn Lomborg: Climate change is NOT the end of the world
Nov 02, 2021
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: wokeness is a gift to Islamism
Oct 28, 2021
Steven Pinker: How rational are YOU?
Oct 27, 2021
Ash Sarkar: Left and Right must unite against Big Tech censorship
Oct 26, 2021
The retreat of the West is a disaster - Bernard-Henri Lévy
Oct 08, 2021
Debate: are Conservatives doomed?
Oct 06, 2021
Louise Leach: my journey from secular to Orthodox
Sep 26, 2021
Anders Tegnell: Sweden won the argument on Covid
Sep 23, 2021
Bari Weiss: Covid has exposed the hypocrisy of the elites
Sep 17, 2021
'Nudge' author: is the Government manipulating us?
Sep 02, 2021
Prof. Jay Battacharya: I stand by the Great Barrington Declaration
Aug 24, 2021
Clarissa Ward in Kabul: what the Taliban are really like
Aug 18, 2021
David Shor: College liberals have hijacked the Democratic party
Aug 13, 2021
Winston Marshall: fightback in the Arts?
Jul 29, 2021
Trump Insider: Chances of 2024 run just went up to 2/3
Jul 23, 2021
Wikipedia co-founder: I no longer trust the website I created
Jul 14, 2021
Rupert Sheldrake: Science does not tolerate dissent
Jul 06, 2021
Dr Mike Tildesley: what our Covid forecasts got wrong
Jul 01, 2021
Kemi Badenoch: Britain is the best place in the world to be black
Jun 28, 2021
UnHerd event: has lockdown changed us forever?
Jun 25, 2021
Jess de Wahls: Cancelled (and un-cancelled) by the Royal Academy
Jun 23, 2021
Richard Dawkins: 'Scientism' is a dirty word
Jun 18, 2021
SAGE Prof Susan Michie: should we wear masks forever?
Jun 14, 2021
Chris Bickerton: Welcome to the Technopopulist future
Jun 12, 2021
Maya Forstater: Today's judgment on trans is a landmark
Jun 10, 2021
Ex press head: the UK media was not racist towards Meghan
Jun 04, 2021
Peter Singer: Despite everything, I’m still a cosmopolitan
Jun 02, 2021
Parent: Why I pulled my daughter out of antiracist school
May 28, 2021
Sohrab Ahmari: Why conservatives need to fight
May 24, 2021
Nicholas Wade: the case for the Covid lab-leak theory
May 20, 2021
Fired Apple employee: a reckoning is underway
May 18, 2021
Douglas Murray and Yanis Varoufakis: The EU is broken
May 14, 2021
Amy Chua: Americans are now fearful of Asians
May 13, 2021
Tory Mayor Ben Houchen: Red wall voters aren't nostalgic
May 10, 2021
Matthew B Crawford: science has become corrupted
Apr 30, 2021
John McWhorter: white people should stand up to antiracist ideologues
Apr 26, 2021
Church leaders: vaccine passports are un-Christian
Apr 20, 2021
Jesse Singal on the American obsession with fad psychology
Apr 20, 2021
Did Sweden get Covid wrong?
Apr 16, 2021
Bridget Phetasy: the power of Big Tech is chilling
Apr 14, 2021
Sir Nicholas Soames: the values of Philip's generation are now far away
Apr 09, 2021
Dave Rubin: why the ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ split up
Apr 06, 2021
Vermont Professor: I stand by my anti-whiteness video
Mar 31, 2021
Tim Pool on Joe Biden, Occupy and Big Tech
Mar 29, 2021
Tom Tugendhat: the Chinese Government sent letters to my home
Mar 26, 2021
Spermageddon: are humans going extinct?
Mar 25, 2021
Debate: are vaccine passports necessary?
Mar 18, 2021
Paul Kingsnorth: science can never replace the mythic
Mar 10, 2021
Lord Sumption: mass civil disobedience has begun
Mar 04, 2021
Darren McGarvey: Class, not identity, should drive politics
Feb 26, 2021
Politicians of Left and Right join forces to question lockdowns
Feb 24, 2021
Claire Lehmann: Australia is the canary in the Facebook coal mine
Feb 19, 2021
Government scientist: dystopian talk of ‘new normal’ scares me
Feb 16, 2021
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Covid will change the immigration question forever
Feb 11, 2021
Roger Hallam: the conservative case for Extinction Rebelllion
Feb 03, 2021
Teachers speak out: is closing schools immoral?
Jan 29, 2021
Sacked Eton teacher: I stand by my Patriarchy lecture
Jan 21, 2021
Adam Wagner: are lockdowns against human rights?
Jan 18, 2021
Andrew Sullivan: I was right about Trump
Jan 11, 2021
Jonathan Haidt: the political chaos isn't over yet
Jan 06, 2021
Glenn Greenwald: tech censorship of Covid discussion is dangerous
Dec 28, 2020
Tom Holland: is it Christian to cancel Christmas?
Dec 23, 2020
Swedish Professor: we are headed for disaster
Dec 18, 2020
Meet Aella: OnlyFans' intellectual porn star
Dec 15, 2020
Genomics expert: does Covid mutation explain the Asia exception?
Dec 10, 2020
Tutor speaks out on Cambridge free speech battle
Dec 07, 2020
Exiled Hong Kong dissident: why we should fear China
Dec 03, 2020
Where next for the Bernie Sanders Left?
Dec 01, 2020
Suzanne Moore: Why I had to leave The Guardian
Nov 25, 2020
Prof Tim Spector: hopes of a vaccine will lead to more lockdowns
Nov 14, 2020
Francis Fukuyama: What Trump got right
Nov 12, 2020
Scott Atlas: I’m disgusted and dismayed
Nov 12, 2020
Piers Morgan: I don’t want to be hated anymore
Nov 12, 2020
Merlin Sheldrake: the philosophy of fungi
Nov 12, 2020
Coleman Hughes: The moral case against Black Lives Matter
Nov 12, 2020
TRAILER: Welcome to LockdownTV with Freddie Sayers
Nov 12, 2020