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Jan 31, 2023

Mark Halperin of Wide World of News joins us today to discuss his must-read newsletter, the probabilities of both Trump and Biden being the 2024 nominees, what the change in White House chiefs of staff might portend, Kamala Harris's trials, and whether Ron DeSantis is overvalued. Give a...

Jan 30, 2023

The brutal beating death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police has reignited the debate around over-policing and race in America. But “reform” doesn’t seem to be the objective critics of police culture and those pushing a racial narrative in this killing want. Also, thoughts on the Palestinian violence...

Jan 27, 2023

The arrest-related shooting of a black suspect has captured the attention of racial activists, but the narrative is complicated by the race of the police involved, who are also black. Also, is Donald Trump’s resurgence in the polls cresting, or has it only just begun?

Jan 26, 2023

Today's podcast brings up good economic numbers and asks whether we're just now measuring everything badly—and how the political system is uniquely incompetent when it comes to resolving future economic crises before they happen. Also, some news about our show's future. Give a listen.

Jan 25, 2023

Frederick Kagan joins the podcast to help us understand the breakthrough in NATO thinking that has led Germany and the United States to commit high-tech tanks to the war in Ukraine, how the war is going, and what America's understanding of the war should be as we approach the end of the first year of fighting. Give...