20 episodes

A leftist's guide to the conservative movement, one podcast episode at a time, with co-hosts Matthew Sitman and Sam Adler-Bell.

Know Your Enemy Matthew Sitman

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    • 4.8, 431 Ratings

A leftist's guide to the conservative movement, one podcast episode at a time, with co-hosts Matthew Sitman and Sam Adler-Bell.

    KYE Extra: The Sad Truth (w/ Shuja Haider)

    KYE Extra: The Sad Truth (w/ Shuja Haider)

    Matt and Sam welcome Shuja Haider to the show to talk about the politics of country music—and why we need to get back to the basics of love.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Longtime Listener, First Time Caller (the Mailbag Episode)

    Longtime Listener, First Time Caller (the Mailbag Episode)

    Matt and Sam celebrate one year of Know Your Enemy by answering listener questions about hidden conservatives, right-wing novelists, COVID-19, George W. Bush, the Sanders collapse, and more.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    The Windbag City (w/ Marshall Steinbaum)

    The Windbag City (w/ Marshall Steinbaum)

    Matt and Sam and are joined by Marshall Steinbaum for a deep dive into the Chicago school of economics and the baleful influence of libertarian ideas.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    KYE Extra: "Last Ounce of Courage"

    KYE Extra: "Last Ounce of Courage"

    Matt and Sam welcome Know Your Enemy Film Correspondent Jesse Brenneman onto the show to discuss the Obama-era movie and War-on-Christmas fever dream, Last Ounce of Courage.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    The Year the Clock Broke (w/ John Ganz)

    The Year the Clock Broke (w/ John Ganz)

    Matt and Sam talk to John Ganz about David Duke, Pat Buchanan, Sam Francis, and the year 1992—when paleconservatives made a play for power and prefigured our own Trumpy times.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Morbid Symptoms (w/ Ross Douthat)

    Morbid Symptoms (w/ Ross Douthat)

    Matt and Sam welcome their first "enemy" onto the show—Ross Douthat, New York Times columnist and author of the new book The Decadent Society—to talk about the state of conservatism.

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
431 Ratings

431 Ratings

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Episode 13

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Excellent

This podcast is answering so many questions I’ve wondered about for a long time.

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