Discussed in this episode
Editor Charles Kesler and Associate Editor Spencer Klavan discuss the thought-provoking new fall 2022 CRB, including Michael Anton’s retrospective on the nuclear near-misses of 1983, Douglas Jeffrey’s insights into Merle Haggard’s life, and Dr. Kesler’s own discussion of what 2022 might mean for 2024. Plus: how closely does the Late Roman Republic parallel us today?
The Red Wave Reconsidered
The Republican presidential debate has begun.
How the world almost ended in 1983.
“Our Democracy,” Not Our Constitution
Packing the Supreme Court and the Senate.
Merle Haggard sang the American working-man blues.
Between Marx and Aquinas
Alasdair MacIntyre's rejection of liberalism.
Julius Caesar was a colossus who outgrew Rome.
Andrew Jackson, populist.