Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at the Federalist, and Lisa Bonos, editor of the Solo-ish column at the Washington Post host a conversation on relationships, dating in the age of social media, and the infamous 'Bachelorette.'
Congressman Mike Gallagher, who represents the 8th district of Wisconsin, joins Ben Domenech for a conversation on Wisconsin midterms, Green Bay football, healthcare, and how we can reform the legislative process on The Hill. Gallagher argues his ideas for restoring power structures and correcting incentives in Congress.
McKay Coppins, staff writer at The Atlantic, joins Ben Domenech to discuss whether Republicans and Democrats will do some soul searching now that they've seen the results of their 2018 campaigning. Coppins explains that the GOP is actually more Trumpy than before, and it seems Dems have no plans of shedding their progressive leanings. They also discuss how Newt Gingrich broke Congress, and paved the way for Trump's rise.
Sohrab Ahmari, op-ed editor at the New York Post, joins Ben for a conversation on faith, populism, and the shrinking existence of religion in media and politics. They discuss the Left's favorite phrase, "the right side of history," and how the Right could offer solutions for progressive voters.
Michael Hendrix, director of state and local policy at the Manhattan Institute, unpacks important election results impacting gubernatorial seats and local policy proposals. They discuss some of the biggest issues in urban areas like housing and economic development that could be improved with conservative policy ideas.
Brian Kilmeade, co-host of "Fox & Friends" and author of "Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny," joins Ben Domenech the day after the 2018 midterms to discuss the biggest surprises of the results. They discuss Trump's influence on voters, 2020 presidential candidates, and changing voter demographics.
Comedian and filmmaker Louis C.K. was accused of harassment by five women just weeks before his latest film, "I Love You, Daddy" was set to hit theaters in the fall of 2017. After watching the now impossible-to-find movie, Emily Jashinsky, Inez Stepman, and Madeline Osburn discuss why it's a movie our culture should see and discuss, especially in light of the #MeToo era. The movie addresses sexual politics and feminism in a way that is heavily ironic now that it will never be seen because of the way society is grappling with sexual politics.
In his new book, "The Once and Future Worker," Oren Cass, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, lays out his hypothesis on labor, wages, and how a renewal of jobs is crucial for a thriving, self-sufficient society that offers opportunity to all. Domenech and Cass also discuss Universal Basic Income and the plight of the unemployed men.
Are the roots of the incivility crisis deeper than we think? Os Guinness is an English writer and social critic who has written over 30 books. Guinness and Domenech discuss America's historical understanding of freedom and how the choice of freedom will chart our country's future . His newest book is "Last Call for Liberty: How America's Genius for Freedom Has Become Its Greatest Threat."
What is the origin of birthright citizenship, the 14th amendment, and the debate over its interpretation? Mark Krikorian is executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies. He joins Ben Domenech in studio to explain tourist births, asylum laws, and the practical implications of eliminating birthright citizenship.
Stanley McChrystal served for thirty-four years in the US Army, becoming a four-star general, in command of all American and coalition forces in Afghanistan. He joins Ben Domenech in studio for a conversation on leadership, the future of military service, and iconoclasm. McChrystal's new book is, "Leaders: Myth and Reality."