Monthly Archives: February 2019

Episode 90: French Connections



In this episode of The Remnant, National Review senior editor David French joins Jonah for a wide-ranging discussion of politics and pop culture and Jonah’s new media venture.

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Episode 89: Alien Nation



What do Chevy Chase, Maryland and Oostburg, Wisconsin have in common? Why should you start a T-Ball team? Can dying towns come back to life? Washington Examiner commentary editor Tim Carney rejoins The Remnant to answer these and other questions raised by his new book: Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse.

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Episode 88: A Faux-Declaration of Non-Emergency



Miffed by losing his British accent monopoly on The Remnant, NationalReview.com editor Charles C.W. Cooke returns to the show to discuss Trump’s declaration of emergency, our decaying constitutional framework, accents, and more.

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Episode 87: Marxist Table Turning



Was Karl Marx an anti-Semite? Are Jews money-worshippers? Does anyone even remember that Marx wrote an essay “On The Jewish Question”? Jonah is interviewed by Jonathan Silver of the Tikvah Fund for an episode of the Tikvah Podcast that we have cross-posted here.

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Episode 86: Venezwailin’



Will Venezuela collapse? Will Maduro be overthrown? Is God Emperor of Dune the key to understanding American politics in 2019? Venezuela expert and AEI scholar Roger Noriega comes onto The Remnant to answer the first two questions, leaving Jonah and his Sancho Paza to attempt to answer the third by themselves.

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Episode 85: Weird English, Awesome Americans



Will Brexit actually happen? Why is England so weird? Why does America rock?  Member of European Parliament (for now) and leading Brexiteer Daniel Hannan joins The Remnant to break Charles Cooke’s British accent monopoly on the show and to answer these and other questions.

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Episode 84: Social Justice: It’s a Put-On



Noah Rothman, associate editor of Commentary, joins The Remnant for some light punditry and some heavy nerdery on the misuses of social justice, apropos his new book, Unjust: Social Justice and the Unmaking of America.

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