John Tamny, author and editor of RealClearMarkets, joins Ben for a discussion on the possibility of a recession, the economic threat of China, the new American corporation, and the bad economic policies that come from both Democrats and Republicans.
Anthony Fisher is Politics Editor at Insider and Business Insider, and co-host of the The Fifth Column podcast. Domenech and Fisher discuss the controversial anti-Kavanaugh book roll-out from New York Times reporters this week, Trump's GOP 2020 primary challengers, and music...reflecting on the days of tape decks and mixtapes.
New York Times' Chief National Correspondent Mark Leibovich joins Ben to break down the start of this year's NFL players and teams to watch, as well as major changes football fans can expect from the league this year. They also discuss the 2020 Democratic candidates and the factors weighing on Joe Biden's chances of clenching the nomination. Leibovich is the author of "This Town" and "Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times."
Binyamin Appelbaum is a writer on the New York Times editorial board and author of the new book, "The Economists' Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society." Appelbaum explains the rise of economists and their influence on policy, the philosophy of free markets, how we measure economic growth, and economic views of 2020 presidential candidates.
David Gelernter is a computer science professor at Yale, an author, an artist, an American Genius, and a survivor of a Unabomber attack in 1993. Gelernter discusses his concern with the amount of power Facebook holds thanks to the data handed over to the social media giant by its users. Domenech and Gelernter discuss bias in tech, data privacy, artificial intelligence, and both the good and bad of technology.
Conrad Black is a Canadian-born media mogul, former newspaper publisher, author, who was granted a full pardon by President Trump earlier this year. Ben Domenech asks Black about a spread of issues including China, NATO, Boris Johnson, and the seismic shifts in the world of media, publishing, and news consumers.
Eric Kaufmann?a professor of politics at Birkbeck College, University of London?examines White identity politics and the response of many white people in the West to the increasing racial diversity of their countries. Domenech and Kaufmann discuss the effects of immigration, religion, and transgender issues in relation to ethnic change in North American and Western Europe. Kaufmann's new book is "Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities."
Henry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, discusses the current Brexit chaos in Europe, the 2020 election map, the fight for the Democratic nominee, and the rise of nationalism. Olsen is also a columnist at The Washington Post.
Why do people feel so lost? Is the rise of identity politics a direct result of the fallout of the sexual revolution? Mary Eberstadt, Senior Fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute, joins Emily Jashinsky on the Federalist Radio Hour to argue that the collapse of the family unit leaves us lost and pitted against each other in new tribal ties. Eberstadt's new book is "Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics"
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson, joins Ben Domenech for a conversation on community, healthcare, housing, and his story of success: from poverty to a pediatric neurosurgeon.
Why do the modern Left and the New York Times insist on reshaping American history around slavery? Randy Barnett joins Ben to discuss the 1619 project, the death of David Koch, U.S. history through the lens of court cases, and the classic court drama film, "Anatomy Of A Murder." Barnett is a Georgetown Law Professor and co-author of the new book, "An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know ."