Adrian Wooldridge joins Brian Anderson to discuss the history of meritocracy, modern obstacles to a truly merit-based society, and the geopolitical implications of the West’s growing anti-meritocratic streak. His new book, The Aristocracy of Talent, is out now. Find the transcript of this conversation and more at City Journal.
As the pressure grows to return America to a condition of mini-lockdown, we examine the words and ideas of the public-health bureaucracy that is horrified by the prospect of America just…governing itself. Plus: transgender athletes and Jackie Mason. Give a listen.
Dan Astin-Gregory is an entrepreneur, strategist and activist. Over the past decade Dan has directly impacted the lives of more than 100,000 entrepreneurs and business leaders from over 90 different countries with his work in human potential, leadership and entrepreneurship. He is the founder of Elevate Media, where he seeks to bring together some of […]
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joins Reaganism to discuss his youth activism in the conservative movement, the future of the Republican Party, his conservative successes in Maryland, and his role in bringing about a bipartisan infrastructure agreement.
Mississippi mother Jennifer Booth was surprised when her 9-year-old daughter Lydia Booth came home from school and told her that she was not allowed to wear her “Jesus Loves Me” face mask anymore. Thinking her daughter’s teacher might simply have been having a bad day, Booth sent Lydia back to school with her mask. Again, […]
José de Córdoba is a Latin America correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. Jay has known him for several years. De Córdoba has reported from all over the region, but he has been reporting a lot lately on Cuba—understandably. The island has seen the biggest protests since the formation of the Communist regime. De Córdoba himself started out in Cuba. He left with […]
What makes for good prose? In this episode, to better try to answer that question, Craig dives into just what the definition of prose should be. Is it simply “not poetry”? Or does is go deeper than that? With a little help from the Oxford Book of English Prose, we’re going to work our way […]
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This week we’ve got old friends as guests: The Discovery Institute’s Dr. Stephen Meyer joins to remind us that the God hypothesis gets us a lot further than alien astronauts. (Check out his excellent New York Post piece.) And then our own Dr. George Savage follows to speak about the new ominous Delta variant, and to point […]
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist Senior Editor Christopher Bedford joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his latest article “Corporations Are Steamrolling Small Business, Buying Up Homes, And Crushing The Dream, But We Can Fight Back.”
Byron York is in for Jim Geraghty today. Byron and Greg cheer Mississippi’s attorney general for telling the Supreme Court there is no constitutional right to an abortion. They also react to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejecting certain Republicans from the January 6th commission by pointing out the radical lefties she has named to the […]
With municipalities around the country reimposing indoor masking recommendations or even mandates, no one seems to be asking whether the fully vaccinated will welcome much less endure restrictions they shouldn’t have to observe. Is a backlash brewing? Also, California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recall election is looking more and more like a tossup.
This was supposed to be the summer that we returned to normal, here in New York City and in every major city around the world. Right? But now there’s increasing speculation that it might not happen, because of the Delta variant, and other variants that may hit us from the mutating virus. How should our […]
The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Chris Talgo (and later Justin Haskins) present episode 304 of the In the Tank Podcast. The ITT crew talks about the importance and potential of the space flights from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, and Elon Musk’s Space X. Later, they talk about the COVID congressional […]
Morgan Ortagus, former Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, joins the podcast this week to dissect the Biden Administration’s foreign policy. We discuss the recent protests in Cuba, the withdrawal from Afghanistan, and whether or not inviting UN Human Rights Council “experts” to investigate racism in the U.S. sets a good example for the […]
LT. Arabia Shanklin (active duty-US Navy), joins the show. A graduate of the US Naval Academy, Arabia’s first tour was as a Surface Warfare Officer on the USS Simpson, where she deployed twice to the Mediterranean and Arabian Gulf. After the Simpson was decommissioned, Arabia was assigned to the USS Whidbey Island, where she served […]
President Joe Biden’s proposed plan to conserve 30% of America’s land by 2030 lacks needed details, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says. The Biden administration has not provided details on how it intends to accomplish the goal, but enough is known about Biden’s “30 by 30” conservation initiative to know that it won’t serve the best […]
TOPICS: A new children’s book written by a Hillsdale professor, the erosion of American freedoms, & realism as a literary movement. Host Scot Bertram talks with Matthew Mehan, Director of Academic Programs for Hillsdale in D.C. and Assistant Professor of Government, about his new children’s book, THE HANDSOME LITTLE CYGNET. Myron Magnet, Editor-at-Large of City […]