The Jolly Swagmen

The Jolly Swagmen

#75: How To Build A Future More Like Star Trek Than Terminator — Andrew Leigh

Dr Andrew Leigh MP is a member of the Australian federal parliament. He is currently Labor’s Shadow Assistant…

#74: The Untold Tale of How One Ruthless Company Subjugated a Subcontinent — William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple is an acclaimed historian and travel writer. He lives nine months of the year on a…

#73: On Radical Uncertainty, “Phantastic Objects”, and Blowing Bubbles — David Tuckett

David Tuckett is a psychoanalyst, Professor, and Director of the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty at…

#72: Lifting the Veil on Sydney’s Crime and Skulduggery — Kate McClymont

Kate McClymont is Australia’s most awarded journalist. An investigative reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald, she is famous…

#71: Markets and The Madness of Crowds — Robert Shiller

Robert J. Shiller is Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University and one of the 2013 recipients of…

#70: The Dogged Journalist Who (May Have) Pricked a Property Bubble — Adele Ferguson

Adele Ferguson is an award-winning investigative journalist best known for her work exposing misconduct and fraud in the…

Classic Episode Rerun: The Legendary, Fraud-Sniffing Short Seller — Marc Cohodes

This is a rerun of a conversation I recorded in May 2018 with legendary short seller Marc Cohodes….

#69: The World According to a Maverick, Beach-Biding Stock Picker — John Hempton

John Hempton is a renowned short seller and the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Australian-based hedge fund…

#68: Xi Loves Us, Xi Loves Us Not? — Kevin Rudd

This is an episode about a rising superpower (China) and its ruler (Xi Jinping). It’s also a conversation…

#67: The Good Society Hidden In Our Genes — Nicholas Christakis

Nicholas Christakis is the Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, where he directs the Human…