The AI Podcast
With Richard Aldous
Conservative Sense and Sensibility with George F. Will

Can a revolution be conservative? Can populism? And what distinguishes British from American conservatism? Washington Post columnist George F. Will joins Richard Aldous to discuss.

Did the Sexual Revolution Create Identity Politics?

In her new book Primal Screams, Mary Eberstadt argues that it did—and invites feedback from Mark Lilla, Rod Dreher, and Peter Thiel.

This Is Not Propaganda: Around the World with Peter Pomerantsev

From Manila to Moscow to Mexico City, Peter Pomerantsev’s new book goes on a globetrotting tour to understand our age of disinformation.

How the 1970s Remade the West

Simon Reid-Henry discusses Empire of Democracy, his sweeping new history of the modern West and the rise of “neoliberalism.”

Putin v. the People

Is Putin’s grip on power more fragile than we think? Samuel A. Greene joins Richard Aldous to discuss.

Benny Andrews, Trail of Tears, 2005 (Courtesy of the Phillips Collection)
The Art of Displacement at the Phillips Collection

Dorothy Kosinski, director of the Phillips Collection, discusses The Warmth of Other Suns: a major new art exhibition on themes of immigration and displacement.

Ill Winds for Democracy

Larry Diamond discusses his new book on the global crisis of democracy—and what we can do about it.

Searching for Home in Ireland and America

In his first book, Michael Brendan Dougherty pens letters to his absentee father in Ireland—and crafts a moving meditation on nationalism, fatherhood, and identity.

Whiteshift and the West

Eric Kaufmann discusses his new book on populism, immigration, and the future of white majorities.

Germany’s Quest to Control the News

Heidi Tworek discusses how Germany sought to control communications networks in the 20th century—and what that half-forgotten history can teach us today.

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