Episodes

Dec. 31, 2019

Ep. 20: The Afghanistan Papers, with Douglas Feith and John Walters

In this season one bonus episode we talk to Hudson Institute’s John Walters and Douglas Feith about the explosive Afghanistan Papers and reflect on the history of the war.

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Dec. 17, 2019

Ep. 19: Representative Mike Gallagher

In The Realignment’s season one finale, Marshall and Saagar return to Capitol Hill and speak with Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher about how he’s navigating the realignment era.

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Dec. 10, 2019

Ep. 18: Chris Arnade, Back vs. Front-Row America

Chris Arnade, author and former Wall Street trader argues America’s educational system and economy unfairly favors credentialed elites over those left-behind.

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Nov. 28, 2019

Ep. 17: A Very Realignment Thanksgiving

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow and author of Thanksgiving: The Holiday At the Heart of the American Experience joins The Realignment for a special Thanksgiving-themed episode.

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Nov. 19, 2019

Ep. 16: Gen. Robert Spalding, China’s Stealth War

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow retired Brigadier General Robert Spalding joins The Realignment to discuss his new book about China’s decades-long strategy to use American institutions to undermine U.S. national security.

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Nov. 12, 2019

Ep. 15: Debating the Post-Syria Middle East

Hudson colleagues Michael Doran and Blaise Misztal join The Realignment for a wide-ranging debate on Syria, Turkey, the Kurds, and the state of the U.S. alliance system in the Middle East.

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Nov. 6, 2019

Ep. 14: Dr. Peter Navarro

Peter Navarro, director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, joins The Realignment to discuss the Trump administration’s approach to economic competition and the need to focus on blue-collar workers and manufacturing.

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Oct. 29, 2019

Ep. 13: Josh Hawley, Realignment Senator

Marshall and Saagar travel to Capitol Hill to interview Missouri Senator Josh Hawley about the dramatic political, economic, and technological changes reshaping America and its role in the world.

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Oct. 22, 2019

Ep. 12: A Conversation with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Marshall and Saagar sit down with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the Trump foreign policy agenda and how recent events have brought China’s influence over American culture and business into the mainstream consciousness.

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Oct. 21, 2019

SNEAK PEEK: A Conversation with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Tune in tomorrow, as Marshall and Saagar sit down with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the Trump foreign policy agenda and how recent events have brought China’s influence over American culture and business into the mainstream consciousness.

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Oct. 15, 2019

Ep. 11: Mike Isaac, The Plight of Uber and WeWork

Mike Isaac, New York Times technology reporter and author of Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber discusses the challenges and opportunities facing massively valued technology companies.

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Oct. 9, 2019

Ep. 10: Rebeccah Heinrichs, Trump’s Foreign Policy Explained

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Rebeccah Heinrichs breaks down Trump’s worldview and explains why his foreign policy is better for American interests and security than the Obama doctrine.

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Oct. 2, 2019

Ep. 9: Rachel Bovard, The Conservative Case for Regulating Big Tech

Rachel Bovard, senior adviser to the Internet Accountability Project, joins The Realignment to argue that tech companies can be as much a threat to privacy and free speech as government.

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Sept. 24, 2019

Ep. 8: Bhaskar Sunkara, Debating the Socialist Manifesto

Bhaskar Sunkara, founding editor and publisher of the socialist magazine Jacobin, joins The Realignment to debate Marshall and Saagar on the vices and virtues of socialism.

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Sept. 17, 2019

Ep. 7: Eliana Johnson, Reporting the Realignment

The Washington Free Beacon’s new Editor in Chief and former Politico reporter Eliana Johnson describes reporting on the White House during a time of political upheaval in D.C.

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Sept. 10, 2019

Ep. 6: Michael Doran on the Failures of the Foreign Policy Elite

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Michael Doran describes the shifting American foreign policy consensus in both parties and argues that the foreign policy elite has yet to truly reckon with the significance of President Trump’s election.

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Sept. 4, 2019

Ep. 5: Megan McArdle Defends the Market

Washington Post columnist Megan McArdle likens capitalism to Winston Churchill’s famous saying about democracy, saying it’s the “worst system except all the others.” Megan offers a spirited defense of the market amid increasing skepticism from the left and right.

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Aug. 27, 2019

Ep. 4: John Walters, Drug Czar

Former White House Drug Czar and Hudson Institute COO, John Walters, joins The Realignment to discuss drug control policy at home and abroad.

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Aug. 20, 2019

Ep. 3: Silicon Valley vs. D.C.

Open Markets Institute Fellow, Matt Stoller, and the Lincoln Network’s Head of Policy, Zach Graves, join The Realignment to discuss the origins of the populist backlash against Silicon Valley technology companies.

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Aug. 12, 2019

Ep. 2: George Will

The Conservative Sensibility author George Will joins The Realignment to debate the impact of technology, the next steps for the conservative movement, and how societies maintain their faith in the forces of dynamism amid rapid change.

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Aug. 5, 2019

Ep. 1: J.D. Vance

Hillbilly Elegy author and investor J.D. Vance joins The Realignment to discuss the future of conservatism, the Big Tech backlash, industrial policy, and the rise of China.

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July 29, 2019

Welcome to The Realignment

Hosts Saagar Enjeti and Marshall Kosloff welcome you to The Realignment, a podcast project from the Hudson Institute. Catch episode one launching Tuesday August 6th. Subscribe now!

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