Podcast Episodes

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#39: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World – Andrew Leigh

Dr Andrew Leigh MP is a federal Labor politician with a brilliant background. A promising lawyer and associate…

#38: Everything is Negotiable – Herb Cohen

If you’re interested in improving your negotiation, whether that’s to buy a used car or bump up your…

#37: Blockchain is Not the Answer – Paul Madsen

Hashgraph is a new distributed ledger technology which many experts believe will supersede the blockchain itself. Founded by…

#36: Doing the Most Good – Peter Singer

Peter Singer is widely regarded as the world’s most influential living moral philosopher. From kickstarting the animal rights…

#35: The End of Money?

Will cryptocurrency replace the financial system as we know it? What if that is only the start? In…

#34: Our Fragile Economy – Matt Barrie

We feel ourselves lucky. Twenty-six years of continuous economic growth breeds a certain complacency. But our prosperity belies…

#33: Two Economists Walk Into a Bar (LIVE!) – Luigi Zingales & Richard Holden

Former guests and F.O.T.P*, Luigi ZIngales (#24) and Richard Holden (#26), joined us at the inaugural Jolly Swagmen Christmas…

#32: Will the Real Stoicism Please Stand Up – Margaret Graver

Stoicism, an ancient philosophy invented by the Greeks and developed by the Romans, is back in fashion. From…

#31: Discovering the ‘Sonic Crisp’ – Charles Spence

Charles Spence is the world’s leading expert in ‘Gastrophysics’ – the science of food and how our senses…

#30: The Man Behind The Mic – Alan Jones

Alan Belford Jones has dominated Sydney’s airwaves for more than 30 years. Australia’s most popular radio broadcaster, he…