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ThinkIns on catch up

ThinkIns are for Tortoise members and invited guests. Catch up below on some of our recent favourites.

A ThinkIn is not just another panel discussion. It’s a real editorial meeting where your insight and experience can help shape our reporting.


How it works

Book a ticket, and we’ll send you a link to join us online. You can bring a friend.

We’ll invite guests with special expertise, but anyone can speak. Just raise your hand.

A ThinkIn is one hour long. At the end, the editor will summarise what we’ve heard.

21 OCTOber 2021

Class, sexism and surviving Trump’s White House: A ThinkIn with Fiona Hill

Fiona Hill emerged as a feminist hero as a witness in the impeachment of President Trump. Her grace under pressure won her millions of admirers – and her broad North-East accent alerted the world to her journey from County Durham poverty to the centre of Washington power. Her story is about Trump and Putin, but mostly it is about class, social mobility, sexism, the rise of populism – in the UK, US and Russia – and what to do about it. You can watch the whole ThinkIn here.


What our members are watching

covid Inquiry

Why wait until spring 2022?

That’s when the prime minister has said an independent inquiry into the government’s response to Covid will begin. Here at Tortoise, we felt the need was far more urgent – and so, last Autumn, we held our own.

Recent ThinkIns