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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Science & Tech
There is a massive lack of honesty about what’s fact and what’s policy in public health
By Jane Stannus
His new book may be self-help, but it’s self-help for people whose problems are fundamentally philosophical
Breaking the maple syrup monopoly
They spend their days in prayer, manual labor and sacred study
Defining political dissent as a psychological problem is a Soviet trick
On the beauty of bite-sized
Donald Trump is not the left’s real target. We — anyone who holds conservative principles — are the target
Usually an odd number of cheeses is de rigueur, but on this occasion, we must serve exactly eight
On the fairest fowl
He always coped well under pressure
An appreciation of cuisine’s kindest course
Can radicchio take root in the Pacific Northwest?
The joyfullest of fruits shines in a complex recipe
The Next Pope: The Leading Cardinal Candidates by Edward Pentin reviewed
The trouble with alienating Middle America
We don’t need deprogramming
The reason of Jordan Peterson
Holy spirit: how the monks make Chartreuse
Hopping through Holy Week
All about the allium
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