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Radical Chic and its Terrified Enablers

Radical Chic and its Terrified Enablers

July 10, 2020

What will bring the wave of radical protests and cancel culture to an end? It would help if the leadership of America’s elite institutions grew a backbone.

Triumph of the Country Mouse

Triumph of the Country Mouse

June 26, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson explores the historical, political, and economic aspects of the rural-urban divide — and its implications for American culture.

Revolution, Overreach, and American History

Revolution, Overreach, and American History

June 19, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson puts the efforts to uproot confederate iconography into historical perspective, examines the revolutionary zeal currently in fashion amongst progressive activists, and compares & contrasts this moment of American instability with otGeorge Floydhers in the nation’s past.

The Revolution Eats its Own

The Revolution Eats its Own

June 9, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson looks at how the protest movement inspired by the death of George Floyd has morphed from a legitimate lament of tragedy into a dangerous, revolutionary crusade.

Dark Days Ahead

Dark Days Ahead

May 30, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson takes listeners on a tour of the chaos emerging in the wake of COVID-19: increased political polarization, a tidal wave of debt, and an emboldened China.

The Cult of the Elites

The Cult of the Elites

May 8, 2020

What happened to America’s elites? During the COVID-19 pandemic they have unleashed a torrent of authoritative pronouncements about the crisis that have too often proven to be incomplete or totally inaccurate. Victor Davis Hanson argues that the increasing specialization of intellectuals — along with a declining sense of humility — is making the expert class less and less reliable.

When the Tide Recedes

When the Tide Recedes

April 30, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson looks at the social, political, economic, and international hurdles the US will face as we attempt to bounce back from the coronavirus.

The Coming COVID-19 Inflection Point

The Coming COVID-19 Inflection Point

April 16, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson responds to a media outcry over one of his recent columns, looks at Chinese culpability for the spread of COVID-19, and describes the factors that will be necessary for America to get back on its feet.

Pandemic and the Fog of War

Pandemic and the Fog of War

April 9, 2020
Victor Davis Hanson analyzes the difficulties public officials face in addressing the coronavirus, considers the controversy around the USS Theodore Roosevelt, and addresses the media’s attempt to draw an equivalence between the United States and China.
From Selma to Shanghai: Coronavirus Around the Globe

From Selma to Shanghai: Coronavirus Around the Globe

April 2, 2020

Victor Davis Hanson considers the coronavirus’s effects on California, the United States, and America’s enemies abroad.