5. Liberalism in Question | Tim Wilson | Rob Forsyth


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Tim Wilson is the Member for Goldstein in the Australian Parliament and previously served as Australia’s Human Rights Commissioner. Tim joins host Rob Forsyth to discuss his project to reimagine Liberalism for today’s society, as set out in his recent book The New Social Contract. Tim is convinced that Liberalism’s purpose is to empower individuals through responsibility but is missing in action today. Only with a renewed liberal outlook that leaves neo-liberalism behind can we address contemporary challenges and rebuild liberalism’s social licence. Today, we are more aware than ever about what's happening in the world, with 24-7 news cycles and the advent of social media we have everything at our fingertips. Yet, do we ever stop to reflect on the principles of our society, values, and beliefs? on this program, Rob seeks to explore the state of Classical Liberalism here in Australia, and abroad and asks do Classical Liberal views still fit in with our hyperconnected modern world? Are you looking for sound, thought-provoking conversations on current affairs, politics, and culture from a Classical Liberal perspective? If yes, you are in the right place. Liberalism in Question engages some of our society’s most prominent researchers, political figures, and free speech advocates --finding out their views on the state Classical Liberalism. 🔔 Never miss an episode of Liberalism in Question, click here to subscribe: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/liberalism-in-question-cis/id1542678769 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6HyxvvIk6n8uGH6iLxVd30 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/liberalisminquestion YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5c-JkKHb0YxFZ81XBtFCmw?sub_confirmation=1 📖 Read more from CIS here: https://www.cis.org.au/ 💬 Join in the conversation in the comments. 👍 Like this video if you enjoyed it and want to see more, it really helps us out 🔔 Subscribe to our channel and click the bell to watch our videos first: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5c-JkKHb0YxFZ81XBtFCmw?sub_confirmation=1 ⏲️ Missed this event live? Subscribe to CIS to be up to date with all our events: https://www.cis.org.au/subscribe/ ____________________ The Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) promotes free choice and individual liberty, and defends cultural freedom and the open exchange of ideas. CIS encourages debate among leading academics, politicians, media and the public. We aim to make sure good policy ideas are heard and seriously considered so that Australia can continue to prosper into the future. Check out the CIS at - https://www.cis.org.au/ Subscribe to CIS mailing list- https://www.cis.org.au/subscribe/ Support us with a tax-deductible donation at - https://www.cis.org.au/support/ Join the CIS as a member at - https://www.cis.org.au/join-cis/ Follow CIS on Socials Twitter - https://twitter.com/CISOZ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CentreIndependentStudies/ Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-centre-for-independent-studies/

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