The American Interest
By The American Interest
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Host Richard Aldous, contributing editor of The American Interest and professor of history at Bard College, welcomes you to TAI's books podcast.
||CleanEpisode 201: Grand Strategy with Chinese Characteristics||Sulmaan Wasif Khan discusses his new book tracing the history of Chinese grand strategy, from Mao to Xi.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 200: Drinking Through the Ages||Mark Forsyth discusses his new history of drunkenness, from prehistoric times to the modern day.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 199: Shakespeare’s Tyrants, And Our Own||Erdogan, Putin, Orban... and Trump—what, if anything, can a study of Richard III or Macbeth teach us about these leaders? Were Coriolanus and Julius Caesar really tyrants in the making? And is more democracy the answer to emerging tyranny?||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 198: The Origins of Western Identity||Richard Aldous speaks with Ingrid Rossellini about her new book tracing the roots of Western self-understanding.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode: Debating Tocqueville||In a special bonus episode for Memorial Day weekend, Francis Fukuyama and Ben Judah debate the intellectual legacy of Alexis de Tocqueville.||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 197: Reckoning with Russia||Richard Aldous speaks with Michael McFaul, the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, and Russian security affairs expert Mark Galeotti about their new books.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 196: Lynne Murphy on The Prodigal Tongue||Its a tale of two Englishes, as Richard Aldous speaks with linguist Lynne Murphy about the love-hate relationship between American and British English.||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 195: Ross Douthat on Pope Francis||Richard Aldous speaks with New York Times columnist Ross Douthat on his new book about Pope Francis and the future of the Catholic Church.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 194: Defending Democracy||Host Richard Aldous speaks with Yascha Mounk about his new book The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It, before talking to Shadi Hamid about his recent review of Mounks book.||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 193: A Lament for Liberalism||Host Richard Aldous speaks with Patrick Deneen about his new book, Why Liberalism Failed.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Claims to transcend left v right
I find this is definitely left facing. Especially in the choice of who to interview. Still, its not as blatant as the tv networks.
Coming back two yers later, the leftwardness has increased to the point that I now find this unusable. Cancelling the feed.