High 5 Podcasts of 2020

Our podcast show has grown tremendously this year compared to 2019 and has increased downloads by over 100%. Below are the top 5 that you will love to hear over the holidays.

1) Are we shaped in Chinese? With David Goldman

A discussion with Goldman about his You Will Be Assimilated: China’s Plan to Shape the World in Chinese. He notes, “We just have trouble believing that a culture different from ours, so impoverished and humiliated for so long, can return so quickly.”

2) How the West was lost with Stanley Kurtz

How should we think about the study of Western civilization and when did it begin to decline? Stanley Kurtz discussed his book The Lost History of Western Civilization with me and outlined a strategy for advancing in a crazy academy.

3) Losing Washington with Richard Brookhiser

Well-known historian and political writer Richard Brookhiser joined Liberty Law Talk to share his thoughts on what we learned from George Washington in the 2020 double catastrophes of COVID and civil unrest.

4) Rōnin without a master, with Steven Teles

Political scientist Steven Teles appeared on the podcast to discuss his new book (with Robert Saldin) Never Trump: Revolt of the Conservative Elites. He argues that the big mistake the Never Trumpers made was not to recognize their minority status within the GOP and to adapt their strategy accordingly.

5) The Spiritual Search for Identity Politics with Joshua Mitchell

Georgetown political theorist Joshua Mitchell discusses his new book American Awakening: Identity Politics and Other Afflictions of Our Time. “When we say I have an identity these days, we mean something more than time. We mean the group to which we belong and which has a certain status on the great continuum of innocence and transgression. ”

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