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Tuesday, 20 July - Tuesday, 20 July 2021
7:00 am - 8:00 am AEST

Where the woke things are

in 2021 COVID-19 continued to rage across the world. Now, vaccine passports were introduced in various jurisdictions and parts of the world remained in lockdown.

Add to this social unease, which continues to see people cancelled for upsetting woke sensibilities, and athletes having decided to appoint themselves the moral arbiters of our time by doing everything from kneeling at the start of games to turning their back on their country’s flag.  

An international panel discuss the cultural quagmire woke-ism forces upon us. Moderated by CIS research fellow Monica Wilkie.

Lionel Shriver is an American best-selling author; commentator for the Spectator, and our 2018 John-Boynthon Lecturer.

Brendan O’Neill is the editor of Spiked Online and has been one of the most consistent and fiercest critics of lockdowns.