Episode 356

Islam & Freedom

A Conversation with Rory Stewart

February 28, 2024

Sam Harris and Rory Stewart debate whether Islam poses a unique threat to open societies.

Rory Stewart is a leading thinker on international affairs and development currently serving as Special Advisor to GiveDirectly, which delivers cash directly to the world’s poorest households. Stewart was a member of the British Parliament for almost a decade, where he served as secretary of state for international development, prisons minister, minister for Africa, development minister for the Middle East and Asia, and minister for the environment. In addition to his work with GiveDirectly, Rory Stewart is also the co-host of The Rest is Politics podcast and author of How Not to Be a Politician.

Website: https://www.givedirectly.org/

Twitter: @RoryStewartUK


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