The Looking Forward Podcast

Ep 14: The Lasting Effects Of The Peter Ridd Case

April 24, 2019

Dr Peter Ridd has won his legal battle with James Cook Univeristy, what does this mean for academic freedom in Australia? (1:34-19:15) The Mueller report has been released - will there be impeachment and is this a good strategy for Democrats? (19:15-37:25) And GetUp! are now a major political force in Australia, what should the centre-right's response be? (37:25-51:09) Scott Hargreaves and Dr Chris Berg are joined by Dr Aaron Lane and Gideon Rozner to discuss these issues and share what they've been reading, watching or listening to this week, including a new translation of The New Testament, Brexit: The Uncivil War, The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments and The Aftermath (51:09-1:04:38)

Show Notes:

The New Testament: A Translation, by David Bentley Hart: https://www.amazon.com/New-Testament-David-Bentley-Hart/dp/0300186096

Brexit: The Uncivil War: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8425058/

he Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments, by Gertrude Himmelfarb: https://www.amazon.com/Roads-Modernity-British-American-Enlightenments/dp/1400077222

The Aftermath: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5977276/ 

Year Zero: A History of 1945, by Ian Buruma: https://www.amazon.com/Year-Zero-History-Notable-Adults/dp/1594204365