Coleman Hughes
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Coleman Hughes

Coleman Hughes is a writer, podcaster and opinion columnist who specialises in issues related to race, public policy and applied ethics. Coleman’s writing has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Review, Quillette, The City Journal and The Spectator. He has appeared on many TV shows and podcasts, including Real Time with Bill Maher, Making Sense with Sam Harris, and The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast.

In June 2019, he testified before the U.S. Congress. Born and raised in northern New Jersey, Coleman briefly attended the Juilliard School to study jazz trombone before dropping out to pursue a career as an independent jazz/hip-hop artist. Shortly thereafter, Coleman discovered a passion for applied ethics and public policy at Columbia University, where he graduated with a B.A. in philosophy. 


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Conversations with Coleman

S2 - 027 / Christopher Rufo

Critical Race Theory

S2 / Coleman Hughes

Bonus Q&A

S2 - 026 / David Hogg

Gun Control

S2 - 025 / Michael Beckley

The Rise and Fall of China

S2/ Braver Angels

Bonus Episode

S2 - 024 / Ezra Klein

Cancel Culture & Political Dysfunction

S2 - 023 / Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The Erosion of Women's Rights

S2 - 022 / Glenn Greenwald

Power and Hypocrisy

S2 / Coleman Hughes

Bonus Q&A

S2 - 021/ Charles Murray

The Perils of Race Science

S2 - 020/ Joseph Henrich

The Evolution of Culture

S2 - 019 / Anthony Barksdale

American Policing in Crisis

S2 - 018 / Michael Shellenberger

The Myth of Climate Apocalypse

S2 - 017 / Wilfred Reilly

Straight Talk on Racism

S2 - 016 / Daniel Schmachtenberger

The Power of Gods

S2 - 015 / Scott Barry Kaufman

From Darkness to Light

S2 - 014 / Michael Shermer

Giving the Devil His Due

S2 - 013/ Julia Galef

How to Think

S2 - Bonus Episode / Brittany King

Race and Identity

S2 - 012 / Jesse Singal

Destroying Primeworld

S2 - 011 / Tristan Harris

'Social Dilemma'

S2 - 010 / Desi-Rae

Rethinking Identity

S2 - 009 / Aella

Thriving in the Taboo

S2 - 008 / Amy Chua

The Tribal Instinct

S2 - Bonus Episode

Coleman Hughes on The Case for Color-Blindness

S2 - Bonus Episode

Coleman Hughes responds to his Biggest Criticisms

S2 - 007 / Sam Harris

Awakening The Mind

S2 - 006 / Tom Bilyeu

Growing Beyond the Divide

S2 - 005 / Shelby & Eli Steele

'What killed Michael Brown?

S2 - 004 / Dr. Michael Sanchez

Policing: A Cop's-Eye View

S2 - 003 / Michael McCullough

The Evolution of Altruism

S2 - 002 / Noam Chomsky

50 Years on the Left

S2 - 001 / Christopher Ferguson

When Leaders Go Mad

020/ Douglas Murray

The Intersectional Crackup

019/ David Shor

The Tides of American Politics

018/ Andrew Sullivan

The End of Trump

Bonus Partial Episode/ Bryan Caplan

The Case for Open Borders

Bonus Episode/ Why I'm voting for Biden

Why I'm voting for Biden

017/ Megyn Kelly

The Devil May Care

Bonus Episode/ My Open Letter to Ibram X. Kendi

My Open Letter to Ibram X. Kendi

016/ Niall Ferguson

Trump, COVID 19 and Cold War II

Bonus Episode/ Glenn Loury and Coleman Hughes

The Problem with Race

015/ James Lindsay and Peter Boghossian

The Intellectual Roots of Wokeness

014/ Ayishat Akanbi

The Limits of Identity

013/ Bret Weinstein

Approaching the Third Rail

012/Peter Singer

Thinking About Morality

011/Brian Greene

Life, Death, and Meaning

010/Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Arc of Racial Progress

009/Steven Pinker

Crime, Violence, and Progress

008/Chloe Valdary

Living In Paradox

007/Jamil Jivani

Why Are Young Men Vulnerable To Violence?

006/John Pfaff

Deadly And Dangerous Prison Conditions

005/Annaka Harris

Could Robots Become Conscious?

004/Sean Carroll

Where Do Morals Come From?

003/Katherine Franke

Should America Pay Reparations For Slavery?

002/John McWhorter

Has Anti-Racism Become A New Religion?

001/Sam Harris

Will The Push For Reparations Get Trump Re-elected?



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