#86: The Life And Times Of A Thoroughly liberal Prime Minister — Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull was Australia’s 29th Prime Minister.

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  • Which of Malcolm’s speeches is he most proud of? 9:52
  • Malcolm’s childhood. 12:51
  • Burkean Conservatism. 20:20
  • How do governments know when they’re reforming too quickly or too slowly? 26:11
  • Resolving the core tension in the Australian Republican Movement. 42:59
  • Same-sex marriage. 48:48
  • The Minority Rule. 52:19
  • Is the Liberal Party philosophically tenable? 59:35
  • How does Malcolm assess prospective tech investments? 1:04:24
  • Malcolm’s intellectual shift on China. 1:07:19
  • Malcolm’s struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts. 1:11:42
  • Antifragility. 1:15:48

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