Free Thought is Burning: Dave Rubin – The Centre for Independent Studies

Free Thought is Burning: Dave Rubin

The debate over cancel culture and the culture wars continues to rage.

On Tuesday, 28 July at 8 am we hosted Free Thought is Burning. We were delighted to welcome back former guest Dave Rubin. CIS policy analyst, Monica Wilkie, turned the microphone on Dave to get his take on the threats cancel culture is having to our society. 

Dave is the host of the incredibly popular YouTube show The Rubin Report. He is a self-described classical liberal, and his first book entitled Don’t Burn this Book: Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Unreason (McClelland & Stewart) was released in April. He has been a consistent voice in the fight for freedom of speech and has interviewed some of the most influential and erudite thinkers on topics ranging from history to politics and culture.

We invited you to join the conversation as we asked Dave for his solutions on how we can navigate out of this cancelling quagmire. 

Watch the event here:



Dave Rubin author of Don’t Burn this book, is an American political commentator, former comedian and YouTube personality. He is the creator and host of The Rubin Report, a political talk show.

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