Episodes

July 29, 2021

Amanda Litman and Pete Davis: If All Politics is National, What Happe…

Learn more about Statehouse Futures: http://www.StatehouseFutures.org Amanda Litman, co-founder of Run for Something, and Pete D…

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July 27, 2021

145 | Robert Draper: How and Why America Went to War in Iraq

Robert Draper, writer at large for The New York Times Magazine and author of To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took Ame…

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July 22, 2021

144 | Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang: The Ugly Truth About Facebook

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July 20, 2021

143 | Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell: How Wall Street and Venture C…

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July 15, 2021

142 | Jeff Shesol: What the Billionaire Space Race Means for Cold War…

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July 13, 2021

141 | Bruno Maçães: Geopolitics for the End Time

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July 8, 2021

140 | Antonio García Martínez: America’s Thirty Years’ War

Antonio García Martínez, author of The Pull Request Substack and Chaos Monkeys; Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Val…

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July 6, 2021

139 | George Packer: How America Fractured and the Way Forward

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July 1, 2021

138 | Katherine Boyle: What’s America’s Problem?

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June 29, 2021

137 | Dr. Julian Zelizer: We Burnt the House Down. Now What?

Dr. Julian Zelizer, Princeton professor and author of Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise …

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June 24, 2021

136 | Josh Rogin: An Honest Conversation About the Wuhan Lab Leak The…

Josh Rogin, author of Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century and Washington Post columnist, r…

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June 22, 2021

135 | Alex Kantrowtiz: Can Tech Survive Washington’s Onslaught?

Today’s episode is a crossover between The Realignment and Alex Kantrowitz’s podcast/newsletter Big Technology. Alex Kantrowitz …

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June 17, 2021

134 | Dr. Eric Weinstein: What Happens Now?

Dr. Eric Weinstein, host of “The Portal” podcast and managing director at Thiel Capital, makes his third Realignment appearance t…

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June 15, 2021

133 | Conor Dougherty: The Housing Crisis vs. the American Dream

Conor Dougherty, author of Golden Gates: The Housing Crisis and a Reckoning for the American Dream and New York Times economics r…

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June 10, 2021

132 | Charlotte Alter: Are Millennial Politicians the Ones We’ve Been…

Charlotte Alter, a Time national correspondent and author of The Ones Weve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will…

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June 8, 2021

131 | Katherine Gehl: Breaking the Duopoly with Political Innovation

Katherine Gehl, author of The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy and …

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June 3, 2021

130 | Frank DiStefano: Welcome Back to The Realignment

Frank DiStefano, author of The Next Realignment: Why America’s Parties Are Crumbling and What Happens Next, returns to The Realig…

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June 1, 2021

129 | Krystal Ball and Saagar Are Leaving Rising. Here’s What’s Next

Krystal Ball and Kyle Kulinski of Krystal Kyle & Friends join The Realignment for a crossover episode to announce the launch of S…

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May 27, 2021

128 | Edward-Isaac Dovere: How Joe Biden Proved Everyone Wrong

Marshall’s launched a new podcast with On Deck. Go to https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-deep-end/id1568752165 to check ou…

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May 26, 2021

BONUS | Marshall's New Podcast, The Deep End: Erik Torenberg on the F…

Listen & Subscribe to The Deep End: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-deep-end/id1568752165 The Deep End is produced by …

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May 25, 2021

127 | Zachary Karabell: Welcome to the Anti-American Century

Zachary Karabell, author of Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power, joins The Realignment to discuss…

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May 20, 2021

126 | Brad Stone: What Does an Unbound Amazon Mean for America?

Purchase Brad’s books (Amazon Unbound, The Upstarts, and The Everything Store) at The Realignment’s Bookshop store: https://books…

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May 18, 2021

125 | Emergency Book Recommendation Episode

Buy a book using our bookshop link: https://bookshop.org/shop/therealignment Due to a last-minute booking snafu (and a lack of b…

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May 13, 2021

124 | Niall Ferguson: The Politics and History of Catastrophe

Niall Ferguson, author of Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, j…

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