Good evening, podcast listeners! This week we hear the second half of host Richard Aldous’s interview with Francis Fukuyama, and author Brett Forrest comes on the show to discuss corruption in soccer, the “beautiful game.”
Good evening, TAI podcast listeners! Please accept our apologies for posting this week’s episode on a Tuesday; yesterday’s Memorial Day holiday has us running a day behind. That said, we’ve got a real treat for you this week:
Good evening, listeners! This week, Richard Aldous speaks with Professor Alan J. Kuperman about the difficult question of when to intervene abroad, and Walter Russell Mead examines the way the right approaches inequality.
This week, host Richard Aldous discusses a new study that finds that American politics is more akin to an oligarchy than a democracy with the paper’s lead author, Princeton professor Martin Gilens. Then, Walter Russell Mead stops by to talk about the current state of the inequality debate, and the issue’s historical roots.
On today’s program, Richard Aldous sits down with Michael Mandelbaum, author of the new book, The Road to Global Prosperity, for a far-reaching discussion about the prospects for lasting peace in our time, the trouble the BRICs have been having lately, and whether NATO expansion into Eastern Europe was such a good idea.