Monthly Archives: April 2019

Episode 101: JG Squared



Do politicians write their own books? What was it like to play basketball against Sarah Palin? How much of a slob is Jonah Goldberg? Jessica Gavora, noted D.C.-area writer (and wife of Jonah Goldberg) appears on the 101st (?) episode of The Remnant to answer these and other pressing questions.

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Episode 100: The Sowell of Economics



For the 100th (?) episode of The Remnant, Thomas Sowell, who needs no introduction, joins Jonah for a long conversation on discrimination, inequality, the uses and misuses of economics (all subjects covered in the new edition of Discrimination and Disparities, out now), and more.

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Episode 99: Debat—er—“Discussing” Nationalism



What is “nationalism”? Does it need to be benign? Is there a conservative case for the Austro-Hungarian Empire? The latest episode of The Remnant is actually audio of a conversation between Jonah, Rich Lowry, and Jim Geraghty at the 2019 National Review Ideas Summit.

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Episode 98: Dr. Cowen; Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Big Business



George Mason University economics professor Tyler Cowen rejoins The Remnant for a wide-ranging conversation on big business, liberty, capitalism, and more, inspired by his new book, Big Business: A Love Letter To An American Anti-Hero.

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Episode 97: What Have the Romans Ever Done For Us?



Remnant sidekick Jack Butler executes a coup, taking over the show from Jonah to host an episode interviewing Cornell University classical historian Barry Strauss about ancient Rome, which he covers in his new book, Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine.

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Episode 96: Strain Explains



Should we worry about income inequality? Is life better for most people today or 100 years ago? Is Bruce Springsteen’s music any good? AEI economics scholar Michael Strain returns to The Remnant to answer these and other questions.

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Episode 95: French New .WAV



National Review senior writer David French returns to The Remnant to discuss nationalism, Mueller, Marvel, and more.

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