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The Classicist is the weekly podcast of Victor Davis Hanson, scholar, writer, farmer. Tune in each week to hear VDH's unique perspective on the issues of the day.

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The Classicist is the weekly podcast of Victor Davis Hanson, scholar, writer, farmer. Tune in each week to hear VDH's unique perspective on the issues of the day.

    Failures at Home, Dangers Abroad

    Failures at Home, Dangers Abroad

    In a wide-ranging conversation that covers voting rights, COVID, Immigration, foreign policy, and debt, Victor Davis Hanson looks at the perilous consequences of the Biden Administration.

    • 38 min
    Racism By Any Other Name

    Racism By Any Other Name

    Victor Davis Hanson examines the dramatic change in elite racial attitudes in recent years and issues a stern warning: there’s never been a bigger threat to America’s ability to hold together as a successful multiethnic society.

    • 47 min
    Collision Course with China?

    Collision Course with China?

    In the wake of the Biden Administration’s diplomatic fiasco with Beijing, Victor Davis Hanson looks at the trajectory of Chinese ambitions, the elements necessary for America to face down the threat, and what the future may hold if the tensions boil over into conflict.

    • 42 min
    Print the Legend

    Print the Legend

    Victor Davis Hanson looks at how many of the most important stories of the last several years — from the Russian collusion charges to the COVID epidemic to the Capital riot to the Biden Administration’s handling of immigration — have been distorted by progressives in government and media until the public can barely decipher the […]

    • 38 min
    Post-Trump or Trump Redux?: The Future of the GOP

    Post-Trump or Trump Redux?: The Future of the GOP

    Victor Davis Hanson considers the Republican Party’s future as it deals with the long shadow cast by the presidency of Donald Trump. Should the GOP embrace a Trump comeback? Or should it attempt to find a new standard-bearer who can blend the Trump agenda with a different sensibility? And what’s the one issue to which […]

    • 34 min
    War and Peace — From Thucydides to Joe Biden

    War and Peace — From Thucydides to Joe Biden

    Victor Davis Hanson explores how military history can illuminate current foreign policy challenges, delineates which nations pose the greatest threats to the United States, explores the role that human rights should play in international affairs, looks at the changing shape of America’s alliances, and provides a reading list for future commanders-in-chief.

    • 31 min

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The best source for understanding the world we live in.

Just amazed at the way victor d Hanson sees the world we live in. Through his optics you will get a proper understanding of what is actually going on around us and why people and nations act as they do. Hugely appreciated!

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