The Pin Factory
Trump’s Economic Policy, the US Economy and Transatlantic Relations

Trump’s Economic Policy, the US Economy and Transatlantic Relations

December 2, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Dr. Tyler Goodspeed, Kleinheinz Fellow at the Hoover Institution, former Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and Senior Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute.

They discuss Trump’s economic policy in retrospective, the US economy and transatlantic relations.

Guests:  

  • Dr. Tyler Goodspeed (Kleinheinz Fellow, Hoover Institution)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
Britain’s Borders, Boris’ Bluster, and Babies in Parliament

Britain’s Borders, Boris’ Bluster, and Babies in Parliament

November 27, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Alys Denby, Deputy Editor of CapX.

They discuss tackling the Britain’s borders, Boris’ bluster, and babies in Parliament.

Guests:  

  • Alys Denby (Deputy Editor, CapX)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
Covid Debt, Minimum Alcohol Pricing and Globalisation

Covid Debt, Minimum Alcohol Pricing and Globalisation

November 24, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Dr. Eamonn Butler, Director of the Adam Smith Institute.

They discuss tackling the Covid Debt, minimum alcohol pricing and globalisation.

Guests:  

  • Dr. Eamonn Butler (Director, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
COP9, MP Sleaze and Magic Mushroom Medicine

COP9, MP Sleaze and Magic Mushroom Medicine

November 14, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Mark Oates, Director of WeVape, founder of the Snus & Nicotine Pouch Users Association and Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute.

They discuss COP9, recent MP sleaze and the medicial potential of magic mushrooms

Guests:  

  • Mark Oates (Director of WeVape and Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
COP26, Tech Mergers and Drones

COP26, Tech Mergers and Drones

November 5, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Sam Dumitriu, Research Director at The Entrepreneurs Network.

They discuss COP26, tech mergers and drones.

Guests:  

  • Sam Dumitriu (Research Director, The Entrepreneurs Network)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
Budget Special 2021

Budget Special 2021

October 29, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by John O'Connell the Chief Executive of The TaxPayers' Alliance.

They discuss the announcements from this week's Budget and dissect the key policies shaping Britain's financial future.

Guests:  

  • John O'Connell (Chief Executive, The TaxPayers' Alliance)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
Online Abuse, the Return of COVID and NZ Trade Deal

Online Abuse, the Return of COVID and NZ Trade Deal

October 24, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Victoria Hewson, Head of Regulatory Affairs at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

They discuss anonymous online abuse, the return of COVID and the New Zealand free trade deal.

Guests:  

  • Victoria Hewson (Head of Regulatory Affairs, Institute of Economic Affairs.)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
COVID Failures, the Northern Ireland Protocol, and Bailout Britain

COVID Failures, the Northern Ireland Protocol, and Bailout Britain

October 15, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by John Macdonald, Head of Government Affairs at the Adam Smith Institute.

They discuss COVID Failures, the Northern Ireland Protocol, and Bailout Britain

 

Guests:  

  • John Macdonald (Head of Government Affairs, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
Conservative Party Conference, Migration and Wages, and the Energy Crisis.

Conservative Party Conference, Migration and Wages, and the Energy Crisis.

October 8, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Andy Mayer, Chief Operating Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

They discuss Conservative Party Conference, Migration and Wages, and the Energy Crisis.

 

Guests:  

  • Andy Mayer (Chief Operating Officer, Institute of Economic Affairs)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programs, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
Shortages, Labour Conference, and Winning Housing Reform

Shortages, Labour Conference, and Winning Housing Reform

October 1, 2021

In this episode of The Pin Factory, the ASI's Matthew Lesh and Daniel Pryor are joined by Dr. Michael Turner, Head of Research at the C|T RSR.

They discuss Fuel and Gas Shortages, Labour Party Conference, and Winning Housing Reform.

 

Guests:  

  • Michael Turner (Head of Research, C|T RSR)
  • Daniel Pryor (Head of Programs, Adam Smith Institute)
  • Matthew Lesh (Head of Research, Adam Smith Institute) 
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