All posts by Charles Cooke

Episode 78: Make Work Great Again



Can the working class be saved? Should we fight China’s trade war depredations? Will Jonah survive jet lag? Oren Cass, Manhattan Institute scholar and author of The Once and Future Worker, joins 2019’s first Remnant to answer these and other questions.

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Episode 77: The Rosslyn Free Beacon Remnant



For the last Remnant of the year, Jonah makes a special trip to the offices of the Rosslyn Free Beacon for a little light rank punditry with Free Beacon editor-in-chief Matt Continetti, and some heavier pop culture discussion with Free Beacon executive editor Sonny Bunch.

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Episode 76: Pet Peeve Festival



Why is Jurassic Park unrealistic? Why was Woodrow Wilson so bad? Does it help Trump to appease his base and alienate everyone else? Jonah answers these questions, or at least attempts to, on the penultimate episode of The Remnant this year.

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Episode 75: Stubbornly Attached



What is a Crusonia plant? Where did prosperity come from? Can  Jonah get a laconic libertarian to digress? Tyler Cowen, George Mason University economics professor and author of Stubborn Attachments, joins the Remnant to answer these and other questions.

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Episode 74: Charles Cooke II: Cruise Ship Boogaloo



Why is Florida so weird? Can government unite us? Is Charles Cooke still a British citizen? The editor of NationalReview.com himself returns to The Remnant to answer these and other questions.

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Episode 73: Curdish Freedom Fighter



Can Congress be fixed? Is Breaking Bad the greatest TV show of all time? Can we fix this nation’s problems by installing pull-up bars in every airport? Representative Mike Gallagher (R., Cheese) joins The Remnant to answer these and other pressing questions.

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Episode 72: A Riot of Nuance



Is George Soros pure evil? Is nationalism? Why can’t Yale students use the term “master” anymore? Brookings Institution scholar and author of The End of Europe James Kirchick stops by The Remnant just before Thanksgiving to answer these and other pressing questions.

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Episode 71: Dire Chris Stirewalt



Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt rejoins The Remnant for a conversation on the midterms, the parties, and America’s political future.

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Episode 70: Fighting Homelessness



In a bit of a change of pace for The Remnant, Jonah invites Manhattan Institute senior fellow and homelessness policy expert Stephen Eide onto the show to discuss what to do about the plight of the homeless.

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Episode 69: Midterminal



Did Beto blow it? Will the Republican party survive Trump? Is Jonah dyspeptic? The 69th Remnant, with National Review senior political correspondent Jim Geraghty, attempts to answer these and other pressing questions.

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