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David Frum on Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #22

David Frum (@davidfrum) is a senior editor at the Atlantic Magazine and a frequent contributor at MSNBC. He is a former speechwriter for George W. Bush and is known for coining the phrase “axis of evil.” He has been a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a contributor at the National Review. He is the author of nine books including most recently Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic, which we discuss today.

Musa Al-Gharbi on Social Research: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #21

https://media.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/p/content.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/Musa_Al_Gharbi-Half_Hour_of_Heterodoxy_21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Musa Al-Gharbi (@musa_algharbi) is a research associate at Heterodox Academy and a PhD student in sociology at Columbia University. He is a writer whose work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, and several other venues. The topics..

Deb Mashek on Heterodox Academy in 2018: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #20

https://media.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/p/content.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/Deb_Mashek_on_Heterodox_Academy_in_2018-Half_Hour_of_Heterodoxy_20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Deb Mashek (@DebMashekHXA) is the new executive director of Heterodox Academy. She is currently professor of psychology at Harvey Mudd College, but will be leaving that position to serve full time as executive director. We talk about her career and her three priorities for 2018...

Frank Lechner on the Symmetric Polarization vs. Republican Radicalism Debate: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #19

  • Chris Martin
  • February 8, 2018

https://media.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/p/content.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/Frank_Lechner_on_Conservatism_and_Left-Right_Asymmetry.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Frank Lechner is a professor of sociology at Emory University. He did his undergraduate work in sociology at Tilburg University in the Netherlands, and then moved to the U.S. for his PhD. He’s the author of four books and two edited volumes—his most recent..

Jennifer Earl on Internet Activism and Fake News: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #18

https://media.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/p/content.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/Jennifer_Earl_on_Internet_Activism_and_Fake_News-Half_Hour_of_Heterodoxy_18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes  Jennifer Earl is professor of sociology and a professor of government and public policy at the university of Arizona. Her research focuses on Internet and social movements, social movement repression, and the sociology of law. She is the 2017 winner of the William F...

An Interview with John McWhorter about Politics and Protest

I interviewed John McWhorter recently. That interview was supposed to be episode 17 of Half Hour of Heterodoxy. I recorded the interview using an app that has worked very well in the past. Unfortunately, it failed me this time; the audio quality of this recording was extremely poor. Instead of releasing the interview as a..