All posts by Charles Cooke

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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Episode 94: International Podcast of Mystery



Back from his trip abroad, Jonah returns to D.C. for some rank Mueller punditry and some aimless Jack-assisted potpourri.

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Episode 93: Confronting the Opioid Crisis



The Remnant performs one of its trademark deep-dives on policy, this time about opioids and with the help of AEI scholar and practicing psychiatrist Dr. Sally Satel.

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Episode 92: Loving Your Enemies



Outgoing AEI president Arthur Brooks steps out of legend and into The Remnant to discuss how to heal our politically divided nation, the subject of his new book, Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt.

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Episode 91: Once Lost, Now Found



What’s this? A piece of Remnant apocrypha, long thought lost, has been recovered! Indeed: A conversation last November between Jonah and Rob Long on the last National Review cruise now sees the light of day.

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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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