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The United States is in the midst of a dramatic political realignment with shifting views on national security, economics, technology, and the role of government in our lives. Saagar Enjeti and Marshall Kosloff explore this with thinkers, policymakers, and more.

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The United States is in the midst of a dramatic political realignment with shifting views on national security, economics, technology, and the role of government in our lives. Saagar Enjeti and Marshall Kosloff explore this with thinkers, policymakers, and more.

    RE: Something Interesting | Nat Eliason on Crypto Confidential - Winning and Losing Millions on the New Frontier of Finance

    RE: Something Interesting | Nat Eliason on Crypto Confidential - Winning and Losing Millions on the New Frontier of Finance

    Note: This upcoming Sunday will feature a free Ask Me Anything episode focused on President Biden's 2024 campaign, the results of Thursday's presser, and the upcoming RNC. Submit your questions at The Realignment's email address or on Supercast. On today's episode, Nat Eliason, author of Crypto Confidential: Winning and Losing Millions in the New Frontier of Finance, joins The Realignment. Marshall and Nat discuss the state of the crypto market from 2021 to 2024, crypto use cases, and the long-term bull case for blockchain-based tech and products.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    491 | Jonathan Darman: Why Joe Biden Didn't Drop Out and the Lessons of 1968

    491 | Jonathan Darman: Why Joe Biden Didn't Drop Out and the Lessons of 1968

    Season Premiere: Jonathan Darman, journalist, historian, and author of Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America & Becoming FDR: The Personal Crisis That Made a President, returns to The Realignment. Marshall and Jonathan discuss why efforts to convince or force President Biden to drop his reelection bid failed, how LBJ's decision to leave the race at the height of the Vietnam War in 1968 informs how we understand Biden's motivations, the ways that the 1944, 1968, 1980, and 1984 elections offer parallels to today, and why there hasn't been a landslide electoral victory by either party in decades.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    490 | Steven Teles Part II: How to Enact the Abundance Agenda, the State of Universities, and Why Conservatives Are Avoiding Academia

    490 | Steven Teles Part II: How to Enact the Abundance Agenda, the State of Universities, and Why Conservatives Are Avoiding Academia

    Steven Teles, Johns Hopkins University Professor and Niskanen Center Senior Fellow, returns to The Realignment for the second half of his conversation. Steven and Marshall answer audience questions about the abundance agenda and America's factional political future, discuss his new National Affairs article examining the causes of conservative underrepresentation on college campuses, and explore what listeners who're interested building the abundance agenda's infrastructure should do next.

    • 49 min
    489 | Aaron Renn: The Sources of American Renewal, the Return of the Neoliberals, and Why Populists Can't Govern

    489 | Aaron Renn: The Sources of American Renewal, the Return of the Neoliberals, and Why Populists Can't Govern

    Aaron Renn, writer and Co-Founder of American Reformer, joins The Realignment. Aaron and Marshall discuss why despite his conservatism, he believes that the "neoliberal, non-woke-technocratic left" will be the source of American policy renewal, the case for the abundance agenda, populism's inability to solve the issues it identifies, the emerging bipartisan consensus around economic issues, and how today's political moment rhymes with that of the late 1970s.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Saagar & Marshall Supercast AMA & Discussion Preview: Prepping for the Biden-Trump Presidential Debate, RFK Jr.'s Lack of Inclusion, and More...

    Saagar & Marshall Supercast AMA & Discussion Preview: Prepping for the Biden-Trump Presidential Debate, RFK Jr.'s Lack of Inclusion, and More...

    In the latest edition of The Realignment's weekend Ask Me Anything and discussion series, Saagar and Marshall discuss the upcoming presidential debates between President Biden and former President Trump, the how and the why behind RFK Jr.'s lack of inclusion, the overall state of the race, and take audience questions.

    • 23 min
    488: Gen. Frank McKenzie: High Command and War in the 21st Century - From the Killing of Soleimani to the Fall of Kabul

    488: Gen. Frank McKenzie: High Command and War in the 21st Century - From the Killing of Soleimani to the Fall of Kabul

    Gen. Frank McKenzie, retired Commander of U.S. Central Command and author of The Melting Point: High Command and War in the 21st Century, joins The Realignment. Marshall and Frank discuss his time at Central Command, from the strikes on Qassem Soleimani and two leaders of ISIS to deterrence operations against Iran and the U.S. withdrawal from Kabul. They also discuss The Melting Point's three themes: civilian control of the military, the role of the combatant commander, and the centrality of leaders in today's battlefield environment.

    • 40 min

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