Posts

THINGS HIDDEN 50: How Socialism Infected America

In this edition of THINGS HIDDEN, David Gornoski is joined by Andrei Znamenski, professor of history with an interest in anthropology. The two discuss the origin of socialism in Enlightenment-era Europe; how the religion of science came about; how socialism came to America with the help of Robert Owen; how the socialists interacted with Jeffersonians […]

James Lindsay on Race Marxism & Corporate Fascism

In this episode, David Gornoski is joined by James Lindsay, author of the new book Race Marxism, who examines Critical Race Theory in the light of Marxism and Fascism. Why did Marxists abandon the working class in favor of race and gender politics? Is Critical Race Theory inherently regressive? Is socialism an outworking of Christianity? […]

THINGS HIDDEN 41: Mark Sunwall on the Kantian Origin of Our Present Chaos

In this special THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski sits down with Professor Mark Sunwall, an anthropologist and economist. Did Kantianism–the philosophical tradition passed down from Immanuel Kant–destroy western civilization? Did anthropogenic explanations for human institutions sow the seeds for our present state of chaos? Where did the postmodern theory of the social construct start from? […]

Col. Douglas Macgregor Tackles McWoke Military

David Gornoski starts the episode by reflecting on the mindset of Trump supporters right now. Are we seeing a mass disillusionment among the conservative movement? Join David as he gets to the bottom of this question. Also in the show, Col. Douglas Macgregor calls in to talk about Wokeness ideology spreading into the military and […]

Something Stinks Down Under, Biden’s Hypocrisy on Cuba

What is going on in Australia with all the lockdowns due to the “rise” in the delta variant? What happened to the rugged individualism of Australia? Join David Gornoski as he starts the show with these questions while commenting on the latest news from around the world. Is the “don’t tread on me” mantra an […]

We’re More Christian Than We Know

We’re more Christian than we know. As we’ll discuss in this piece, liberal humanism looks pretty similar to a godless protestantism. In other words, you could say that subsequent belief systems post-Christianity — Scientism, Communism, Liberalism, Wokeism, among others — all have Christian roots. They’ve taken the same religious architecture, but dropped the ontological assumptions. […]

We’re More Christian Than We Know

We can’t understand social justice, victimism, Critical Race Theory, and globalism if we don’t see the anthropology revealed in the Bible. Are we more Christian than we’d like to admit? Did we have the same value for personal liberty in the pre-Christian civilizations as we currently have in the post-Christian world? Is communism based on […]

THINGS HIDDEN Film Series: HIH Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie Responds to the Ethiopian Civil War

David Gornoski meets with the President of the Crown Council of Ethiopia, HIH Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie. Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie starts the discussion by commenting on the civil unrest that is currently brewing in Ethiopia and what lies at the heart of the conflict. He also comments on Ethiopia’s vanishing Christian heritage; the end […]

Michael Rectenwald Exposes Critical Theory and Foucault

Is Critical Theory the only game in town for those who thirst for justice and progress? Who is Michel Foucault? Who is Herbert Marcuse? What is the origin of cancel culture? Joining David Gornoski to answer these questions is Professor Michael Rectenwald, author of Beyond Woke and Google Archipelago, who highlights how the CIA has […]

Live Masked or Die, Tucker Goodrich on Bad Nutrition Science Papers

How closely related are Keynesian economics and Marxist rhetoric in today’s politics? How do we create good healthy differentiation in our society? Why is someone like Joe Rogan dwarfing twentieth-century media in terms of viewership and exchange of ideas? Join David Gornoski as he answers these questions. Also in the show, David is joined by […]