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    December 17, 2020

    Did Big Tech sway the election?

    Was support from social and legacy media the reason why Joe Biden won?

  • Is fatherlessness tearing America apart?

    With essayist Mary Eberstadt, whose recent article for First Things argued that the riots in the wake of George Floyd’s killing come down to the sexual revolution and fatherlessness.

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    Will the Biden presidency mean more wars?

    Joe Biden’s supporters say he will restore America’s standing in the world, but with his foreign policy team looking like an Obama-era reunion, will the country simply become more interventionist? Freddy Gray speaks to Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, senior adviser at the Quincy Institute, about whether a Biden presidency will mean more wars.

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    The unbearable mawkishness of modern American politics

    From Brett Kavanaugh to Joe Biden, American politics too often seems to be a display of emotions rather than policies. On the podcast, Freddy Gray talks to political analyst Thomas Frank, author of The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism.

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    Is Joe Biden a ‘Democrat In Name Only’?

    As the Electoral College confirms Joe Biden’s victory, Freddy Gray talks to Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of The National Interest, about whether or not the president-elect, with his centrist appeal, is really a ‘DINO’ – ‘Democrat In Name Only’.

  • December 22, 2020

    Year in review with Douglas Murray: China, neocons and the culture wars

    Douglas Murray, the author of The Madness of Crowds, joins the last Americano of the year. On the episode, he and Freddy chat through the most important trends and events of the year, from China and the pandemic, to whether or not ‘neocon’ is still a usable term.

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