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What Made Javier Milei

David Gornoski sits down with Federico Morales, creator of the Javier Milei English YouTube channel, for a conversation on Argentine President Javier Milei’s fascinating background, his brand of libertarianism, and whether it will be effective at gutting the Communist leftovers in his country.

Tho Bishop on the Case for Andrew Jackson Republicanism

David Gornoski is joined by the Mises Institute’s Tho Bishop for a conversation on why we need to return to Andrew Jackson’s Republicanism, whether there is a Jacksonian answer to the pro-Hamilton New Right, how the American Revolution is different than the French Revolution, how the progressive uniparty system killed the Jacksonian tradition, whether Jackson’s […]

Elvis and the Forgotten America

There’s something to be said about the lack of pop culture icons in our time. If anything at all, it is indicative of the lack of charisma amongst those who are appointed as role models in culture. It’s as if we’re all attempting to live out our bland public school textbooks; the element of unpredictability […]

Redeeming the Past & Visualizing the Future

David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta talk about the Leftist attack on Elon Musk; the futility of being stuck in a circle of fixation and hate; the tearing down of confederate statues; why localism is great as opposed to globalism; and how Jesus redeems the past and makes the future the focus of our attention and […]

The State Is a Bad Role Model

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 45 minutes for hour 2.] Is there a way to avoid the statist scapegoating machine and come out healthier and prosperous? Is there any forward vision in the new Right’s reactionary ways? Join David Gornoski as he deconstructs the mythic violence of the State while exposing how it plays […]

The Decline & Schism of America’s Civic Religion

David Gornoski starts the episode by talking about what binds us together in modern societies. Is America’s civic religion on the verge of being torn apart? What new secular religions are emerging during this crisis? What did Jesus mean when he said “I come to bring peace but not as the world gives it?” Listen […]

THINGS HIDDEN 60: Mattias Desmet on Mimesis and Mass Formation

David Gornoski is joined by Professor Mattias Desmet, psychologist and author of the upcoming book “The Psychology of Totalitarianism.” What is “mass formation” theory and why is it being brought up in light of the pandemic? How is mass formation perpetuated? What are some of the differences between a totalitarian state and a classic dictatorship? […]

Breaking Free From the Matrix of Conflict & Slavery, Tho Bishop Joins

[Video contains both hours. Skip past 45 minutes for hour 2.] David Gornoski starts the episode with an analysis of Vanity Fair’s latest PR piece for the political establishment. A fertilizer plant blew up in India. A potash-carrying train got derailed in Canada. What’s going on? Should we be worried about “demonic” A.I.? What do […]

The Way of Truth, Nonviolence & Skin in the Game

Should we retreat from the world or should we work to usher in God’s kingdom on Earth? What does the Gospel text mean when it says Jesus saved the best for last? Join David Gornoski as he brings to light the things we should be discussing instead of playing into the culture war. Should we […]

Col. Douglas Macgregor on the Folly of Sending Troops to Ukraine

David Gornoski starts the show by commenting on how the corporate press weaponizes ignorance in order to grab and stay in power. How did the founders deal with censorship back in their time? What kept the lights on for civilizations thousands of years ago? Listen to the episode to find out. Plus, Col. Douglas Macgregor […]