March 10, 2019
200 years after his birth, and following innumerable tragedies enacted in his name, why does Marx have so many fans? What was he like as a person, and is that relevant? What's the relationship between his thinking and that of Adam Smith?
FREER Director Rebecca Lowe is joined by top American economist Mark Skousen to discuss the life and legacy of Karl Marx.
February 21, 2019
What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? What do we expect from business today? How have young people's work aspirations changed over time?
And, if you were going to try to sell liberalism, how might you go about branding it...?
FREER Director Rebecca Lowe and FREER Co-Chairs Lee Rowley and Luke Graham are joined by the Co-Founder and COO of Social Chain, Dominic McGregor.
December 31, 2018
What are the aspirations and values of today's young people, and how do they differ from previous generations? What does freedom mean to millennials?
What has been the effect of new workplace practices and expectations, increasingly restricted access to the housing market, and changing attitudes to consumption and debt?
FREER Director Rebecca Lowe and FREER Co-Chair Lee Rowley are joined by historian and generations expert Dr Eliza Filby to discuss topics arising from Lee's recent FREER paper, Next Generation Capitalism.
October 8, 2018
How can we solve the housing crisis?
Why is there such a massive supply-side problem?
What is the greenbelt, and how come it's not all as green as you might think?
FREER Director Rebecca Lowe and FREER Co-Chairs Lee Rowley and Luke Graham are joined by Simon Clarke to discuss Simon's recent FREER paper, 'Housing Addressed', which includes innovative proposals that could free up land for 1.5 million new homes across England, while also ensuring better protections for the environment.
July 15, 2018
Do you identify as part of a generational group?
From student politics to social media via milliennial voting patterns and intersectionality, FREER Director Rebecca Lowe and FREER Co-Chair Lee Rowley are joined by commentator Tom Harwood to discuss generational attitudes to freedom and more.
July 2, 2018
What's a liberal immigration policy?
From Sweden to the UK... FREER Director Rebecca Lowe and FREER Co-Chairs Luke Graham and Lee Rowley are joined by commentators Paulina Neuding and David Goodhart to discuss immigration, integration, and freedom.
June 1, 2018
Is private enterprise the 'best way to solve Britain's economic problems'?
From semantics to crosstabs to the pollster's role in a free society... FREER director Rebecca Lowe and FREER co-chair Lee Rowley are joined by Matt Singh, the founder of Number Cruncher Politics, to discuss his recent polling on attitudes to capitalism.
May 18, 2018
Will the robot overlords enslave or liberate us?
From jobs to privacy to sentencing to diamond-encrusted smartphones to terrorism... Matt Ridley joins FREER director Rebecca Lowe and FREER co-chairs Lee Rowley and Luke Graham to discuss AI and freedom.