Ep. 6 - Tom Nichols on NeverTrump, Part 2 of 2

December 14, 2018

Rob Tracinski talks with Tom Nichols, professor at the Harvard Extension School and author of The Death of Expertise, about the future of NeverTrump. The conversation includes: how Trump actually shifts power to "zombie" bureaucrats, Trump and Russia, and the key to the intellectual revival of the right.

This is part 2 of the conversation. Part 1 is Episode 5.

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Ep. 5 - Tom Nichols on the Death of Expertise, Part 1 of 2

December 12, 2018

Rob Tracinski talks with Tom Nichols, professor at the Naval War College and Harvard Extension School, about the "death of expertise." The conversation includes: what happens when experts get it wrong, how both left and right have contributed to contempt for expertise, and how contempt for experts actually reinforces rule by bureaucrats.

This is part 1 of the conversation. Part 2 is Episode 6.

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Ep. 4 - Scott Lincicome on the Trade War

December 4, 2018

Rob Tracinski talks with Scott Lincicome about the progress of President Trump's trade war. The conversation includes: why tariff power was delegated to the president, how trade changes jobs instead of taking them away, and how Flashdance and Bruce Springsteen explain Donald Trump's trade policy.

Get the T-shirt mentioned in the interview here.

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Ep. 3 - Why Salon of the Refused?

November 27, 2018

Rob Tracinski talks about the Paris Salon of 1863, the original Salon of the Refused, and their lessons for how to change the culture.

Links to images mentioned in the podcast:

The Birth of Venus, by Alexandre Cabanel

Luncheon on the Grass, by Edouard Manet

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Ep. 2 - Charles C.W. Cooke on Being an Atheist on the Right

November 23, 2018

Rob Tracinski talks with Charles C.W. Cooke, editor of NationalReview.com, on what it's like to be an atheist on the right. The conversation includes: the secular basis for morality and liberty, how atheism is good for the right, Ayn Rand vs. William F. Buckley, Donald Trump's impact on conservatism. 

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Ep. 1 — Sean Trende on the 2018 Midterms

November 15, 2018

Rob Tracinski talks with Sean Trende, senior elections analyst at RealClearPolitics, about the 2018 midterm elections and how the commentators' impressions stack up against the actual results. The conversation includes: whether the "Kavanaugh Effect" was real, how Democratic gains in the House are like the Tea Party wave of 2010, and why party coalitions are like a water balloon.

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