Episodes

June 17, 2022

257 | Saagar & Marshall: Unpacking Peter Zeihan, Senate Gun Legislati…

Saagar and Marshall discuss their reaction to Peter Zeihan's appearance on The Realignment, the collapse of globalization, how an…

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June 16, 2022

256 | Andrew Rice: How the Year 2000 Broke America

Andrew Rice, author of The Year That Broke America: An Immigration Crisis, a Terrorist Conspiracy, the Summer of Survivor, a Ridi…

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June 15, 2022

Teaser | Monthly Supercast Q&A: Trump vs. Desantis, What's the Next R…

Subscribe to The Realignment on Supercast to listen to this episode, and all of our other bonus content: https://realignment.supe…

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June 14, 2022

255 | Peter Zeihan: The End of the World Is Just the Beginning

Peter Zeihan, geopolitical strategist and author of The End of the World Is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Globaliza…

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June 13, 2022

Teaser | What Trump's Foreign Policy Legacy Means for 2024

In this bonus episode for Supercast subscribers, Marshall speaks with previous Realignment guest Peter Bergen about his new book:…

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June 10, 2022

254 | Saagar & Marshall: Jan. 6 Committee, SF DA Recall, and Celebs i…

Saagar and Marshall discuss the January 6 Committee's hearings, their significance, and why they aren't driving the midterms, the…

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June 9, 2022

253 | Realignment Double-Header: Is a U.S. Conflict with China Inevit…

New Format: In a special, two-part episode, two guests join The Realignment to provide differing perspectives on a pressing issue…

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June 7, 2022

252 | Ian Bremmer: Pandemics, Climate Change, and Disruption. Do Cris…

Ian Bremmer, author of The Power of Crisis: How Three Threats -- And Our Response -- Will Change the World and of Us vs. Them: Th…

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June 3, 2022

251 | Alex Epstein: The Case for Fossil Fuels

Alex Epstein, author of Fossil Future: Why Global Human Flourishing Requires More Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas -- Not Less, joins T…

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June 2, 2022

250 | David Gelles: Undoing the Legacy of the Man Who Broke Capitalism

David Gelles, "Corner Office" columnist at The New York Times and author of The Man Who Broke Capitalism: How Jack Welch Gutted t…

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May 31, 2022

249 | Saagar & Marshall: America's Gun Debate + Should the U.S. Fight…

Saagar and Marshall discuss the disastrous police response to the Uvalde school shooting, where America's gun debate heads next, …

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May 27, 2022

248 | Yoram Hazony: Realigning Conservatism

Yoram Hazony, author of Conservatism: A Rediscovery and The Virtue of Nationalism, joins The Realignment to discuss his view that…

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May 26, 2022

247 | Ira Shapiro: Is the U.S. Senate Broken?

Ira Shapiro, former Ambassador, trade negotiator, Senate staffer, and author of The Betrayal: How Mitch McConnell and Senate Repu…

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May 24, 2022

246 | Zach Graumann: What Are the New Rules of Politics?

Zach Graumann, Andrew Yang's 2020 campaign manager and author of Longshot: How Political Nobodies Took Andrew Yang National -- an…

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May 20, 2022

245 | Phil Klay: Citizenship in an Age of Endless & Invisible Wars

Phil Klay, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and author of Uncertain Ground: Citizenship in an Age of Endless, Invisible War, Missionarie…

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May 19, 2022

244 | Michael Kazin: The Future of the Left in a Realigning America

Michael Kazin, Georgetown professor and author of What It Took to Win: A History of the Democratic Party, American Dreamers: How …

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May 17, 2022

243 | Saagar & Marshall: Baby Formula Shortage, Stocks/Crypto, Debati…

Saagar and Marshall discuss the roots of America's baby formula shortage and what to do about it, the value of stocks and crypto,…

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May 13, 2022

242 | Christopher Blattman: Why Studying the Roots of War Shows the P…

Christopher Blattman, Professor of Global Conflict Studies at the University of Chicago and author Why We Fight: The Roots of War…

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May 12, 2022

241 | Francis Fukuyama: How the Left and Right Challenge Classical Li…

Francis Fukuyama, author of Liberalism and Its Discontents, The End of History and the Last Man, and Identity: The Demand for Dig…

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May 10, 2022

240 | Saagar and Marshall Discuss the Supreme Court and Russia's Vict…

Saagar and Marshall continue their new one-on-one discussion series. On today's episode, they cover the Supreme Court after the d…

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May 6, 2022

239 | Josh Mitchell: How Student Loans Became a National Catastrophe

Following up on last week's discussion of how President Biden should approach student debt before the 2022 midterms, Josh Mitchel…

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May 5, 2022

238 | Gen. Robert Spalding: Can China's "Unrestricted Warfare" Beat t…

Marshall speaks with return Realignment guest Retired Air Force Brigadier General Robert Spalding, author of War Without Rules: C…

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May 3, 2022

237 | Matthew Continetti: What's the Future of the Right in a Realign…

Marshall and Saagar are joined by Matthew Continetti, author of The Right: The Hundred-Year War for American Conservatism. Matthe…

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April 29, 2022

236 | Saagar and Marshall Discuss Musk &Twitter, How Saagar Became Pa…

On today's episode, Marshall and Saagar kick off their biweekly one-on-one discussion episodes. They cover the fallout from Elon …

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