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The best podcasts in August and September 2019—Confessions with Giles Fraser and visiting Maida Vale

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Confessions with Giles Fraser, UnHerd

There are plenty of interview-based podcasts around, but a lot of them lack intellectual rigour. Not so this invigorating series from Giles Fraser, in which he discusses issues of faith, motivation and philosophy with well-known figures. I loved the Mary Beard episode in which she discussed her personal values and the experience of being the target of a Twitter storm; Helena Kennedy on the relationship between legal justice and social justice; and Alan Rusbridger on fake news and the future of journalism.


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