Interviews With a ContrarianMay 13, 2022
Michel Gagné on JFK & Conspiracy Theories
The Aristotle Foundation’s Mark Milke interviews Michel Jacques Gagné to discuss what famous movies like Oliver Stone’s JFK got wrong and why most conspiracy theories are anti-reality.
Dr. James Forbes: Protestantism & Liberty
The Aristotle Foundation’s Mark Milke interviews James M. Forbes, author of a new book, Protestant Liberty: Religion and the Making of Canadian Liberalism 1828-1878. Milke and James discuss the parallels between the 19th century and today on issues of individual rights, the power of the collective, and what anchors a classically liberal country.
Dr. Peter MacKinnon: Are Canadians Losing Their Shared Sense of Citizenship?
The Aristotle Foundation’s Mark Milke interviews Dr. Peter MacKinnon, author of a new book, Canada in Question: Exploring Our Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century. Milke asks about the loss of shared humanity and shared ideals, identity politics, whether universities are now opposed to Enlightenment ideals, and much else.
Andrew Lawton: Let's Talk About the Freedom Convoy
Was the Freedom Convoy completely defensible, indefensible, or something in-between? The Aristotle Foundation’s Mark Milke interviews Andrew Lawton on his new book. The Freedom Convoy: The Inside Story of Three Weeks That Shook the World.
Lydia Perovic: A Canadian Immigrant's Second Thoughts
Lydia Perović came to Canada from Montenegro nearly three decades ago to get away from race, class, and other identity markers. Then came the modern identity politics movement. The Aristotle Foundation’s Mark Milke interviews Lydia Perović on her new book, Lost in Canada: An Immigrant’s Second Thoughts.
Barry Latzer: Crime & Punishment
In this episode of Interviews With a Contrarian, Mark Milke interviews Barry Latzer, an American criminologist and professor emeritus of criminal justice at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Dr. Waller Newell: Can We Ever Rid the World of Tyrants?
Mark Milke, President of the Aristotle Foundation for Public Policy, interviews Carleton University Professor Waller Newell on two of his books on tyrants and tyranny, including his latest—Tyranny and Revolution: Rousseau to Heidegger.