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Bonus 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.

Episode 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.

Episode 196: Lynne Murphy on The Prodigal Tongue

It’s a tale of two Englishes, as Richard Aldous speaks with linguist Lynne Murphy about the love-hate relationship between American and British English.

Episode 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.

Episode 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 Mounk’s book.

Episode 193: A Lament for Liberalism

Host Richard Aldous speaks with Patrick Deneen about his new book, Why Liberalism Failed.

Episode 192: Niall Ferguson on Networks

In our latest episode, host Richard Aldous speaks with Niall Ferguson about his new book.

Episode 191: A New History of the Cold War

On this week’s episode, host Richard Aldous speaks with Odd Arne Westad about his new history of the Cold War.

Episode 190: War and Tweets

On this week’s episode, host Richard Aldous speaks with David Patrikarakos about his new book on social media and the future of warfare.

Episode 189: The Best Author Interviews of 2017

As a special holiday treat, this week host Richard Aldous closes out the year by taking a look back at some of our favorite podcast interviews from 2017.

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