5 Easy Ways to Save the World – Bjorn Lomborg

TRIGGERnometry | 2 July 2023 | 1h 07m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Bjorn Lomborg about his book Best Things First: The 12 most efficient solutions for the world’s poorest and our global SDG promises. Discusses effective solutions to the world’s greatest challenges and how they can be implemented in a relatively inexpensive manner.

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Why is Gen Z So Depressed and Anxious? – Freya India

TRIGGERnometry | 19 April Month 2023 | 0h 57m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Freya India about the lives of young women today, discussing issues facing Gen Z, the effects of social media, the ‘FaceTune’ app, the mental health crisis, the pandemic’s impact on Gen Z, pornography and online dating, incel culture, ways we can help Gen Z, why Gen Z share similar political opinions, the breakdown of the family, modern attitudes toward motherhood, the influence of Andrew Tate, attack on traditional femininity, and more.

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Why ‘Progress’ is Bad for Women – Mary Harrington

TRIGGERnometry | 6 March 2023 | 1h 12m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Mary Harrington about her book Feminism against Progress. Argues that social progress for women has been driven by market needs rather than the moral case for equality, that technology is curbing the effects of physical sex differences, that feminism has been captured by well-off white-collar women, and warns of the negative effects for most women of the commodification of women’s bodies, pornography, hormonal birth control, and the removal of social protections for women.

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The Problem with Meritocracy – David Goodhart

TRIGGERnometry | 15 November 2020 | 1h 04m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with David Goodhart about his book Head, Hand, Heart: Why Intelligence Is Over-Rewarded, Manual Workers Matter, and Caregivers Deserve More Respect. Argues that expanding higher education and valorising cognitive analytical elites has alienated those working in manual technical work and caring roles.

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