Jerrod Laber does not see the fraying of American politics getting better anytime soon. As part of our ongoing discussions with our Free Society Fellows, Jerrod reflects on Charlottesville, the toxicity of the Republican Party and the growing pains of America as a racially pluralistic society.
#109: Jerrod Laber & the Free Society Fellowship
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Emotion is triumphing over reason…and Zachary Yost sees this as a root our ills in American discourse. He joins the podcast to talk about the Free Society Fellowship, iliberal movements on the right and left and also to prescribe a fix to this race to the bottom: shrink the power of the federal government.
#108: Zachary Yost & the Free Society Fellowship
Jason Lee Byas has a bone to pick with the alt-right. Richard Spencer likes to call himself a “dissident intellectual” to make himself appear roguish and interesting, while refusing to engage in serious discussion on his ideas. Jason wrote about this in CounterPunch and came on the YV Podcast to talk a bit about it.
Ep #91: Facing Down Faux Intellectualism