All posts by Charles Cooke

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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Episode 83: The Haruspex Returns



Will Howard Schultz be president? Is Gen Z worse than Millennials? Who will win the 2020 Democratic nomination? Noted augur Kristen Soltis Anderson returns to The Remnant to answer these and other questions.

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Episode 82: Dr. Karako; Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Missile Defense



Can we stop nukes from hitting us? Should we worry about North Korea? Where are all the lasers? Missile defense expert Tom Karako joins The Remnant to answer these and other important questions.

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Episode 81: Stay In Your Lane



Jonah invites Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane onto The Remnant to discuss how he defeated Darth Vader, why journalism is so terrible right now, what the 2020 Democratic field looks like, and more.

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Episode 80: The Last Podcast



Jonathan Last, executive editor of The Bulwark and the last of the Sub-Beacon trio to appear on The Remnant, joins Jonah for a rollicking round of repartee about Trump, the Democrats, and Star Wars.

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Episode 79: Economic Strain



Is the working class made of candy glass? Is Oren Cass wrong? Is the universe probabilistic? AEI economics scholar Michael Strain joins The Remnant to answer these and other questions.

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