This week’s Hub Dialogue roundtable discusses how several hundred thousand new Conservative Party members will fit into the existing membership and also digs into the heightening tensions around Taiwan.
Who will Canadians blame for economic strife? David Frum on the political consequences of a looming recession
On today’s episode of Frum Dialogues, David Frum and host Sean Speer discuss growing signs of a recession in the United States and the short- and long-term consequences including for Canada’s own economy.
Is Canada losing itself? Author Lydia Perović on her adopted country’s political and cultural decline
Lydia Perović joins Hub Dialogues to discuss her immigrant story and how Canada has changed since she arrived, including its declining culture and its troubling turn towards illiberalism.
Family policy guru Josh McCabe on the ‘accident of history’ that turned American conservatives against family benefits
The Niskanen Center’s Josh McCabe joins Hub Dialogues to discuss his interest in Canadian public policy, growing challenges to conservative policy orthodoxy and recents debates on the Right about the case for and against universal child benefits.
This week’s Hub Dialogue Roundtable discusses former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s endorsement of Pierre Poilievre, as well as the prospect of a recession in Canada.
Sociologist Eric Kaufmann on why immigration is key to populism and the future of politics in our unsettled age
Professor and sociologist Eric Kaufmann joins Hub Dialogues to discuss the rise of populism, the cultural influence of so-called “wokeism”, and the potential for a long-term political settlement between the Left and Right.
This episode of Hub Dialogues features leading British social justice barrister and activist David Renton on why achieving justice actually requires fewer laws and a smaller state.
From ‘the prosaic to the profound’: The Hub Roundtable on conservative leadership races in Alberta and the U.K.
This week’s episode of the Hub Roundtable podcast compares and contrasts the ongoing conservative leadership races in Alberta and the U.K.. Plus, the prospects of a new centrist conservative party forming at the federal level.
Canada needs to be ‘less hostile and more grateful’ to the pharmaceutical industry: Richard Owens explains why
Policy thinker Richard Owens joins Hub Dialogues to dispel the myths around the benefits of price controls in the pharmaceutical industry and outline why Canada needs to get rid of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board.
‘Zombie Reaganism’ versus the New Right: The Wall Street Journal’s Elliot Kaufman on conservatism in the modern age
The Wall Street Journal’s letters editor Elliot Kaufman joins Hub Dialogues to talk about his views on the state of conservative ideas and politics, including the ideological threats posed by the so-called “New Right.”