Episodes

Sept. 8, 2020

Ep. 52 Q&A: What is Populism and Where Should the Politically Homeles…

Marshall and Saagar answer Realignment Qs about populism, mail-in balloting, where they stand on politics, the plight of the poli…

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Sept. 3, 2020

Ep. 51: Zaid Jilani, the Left Case Against Defunding the Police

Zaid Jilani, reporter and activist, joins The Realignment to discuss Black Lives Matter, the response to protests and riots, and …

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Sept. 1, 2020

Ep. 50: The Realignment x Andrew Yang Crossover

In a Realignment podcast/Yang Speaks crossover episode, Andrew Yang and Saagar discuss the future of the Republican and Democrati…

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Aug. 27, 2020

Ep. 49: Jacob Helberg Makes the Case for Joe Biden on China

Jacob Helberg, a senior advisor at the Stanford University Program on Geopolitics and Technology, and former lead of news policy …

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Aug. 25, 2020

Ep. 48: Marshall, Saagar, and Emily Jashinsky Debate the Future Of So…

The Federalist’s Emily Jashinsky joins The Realignment to discuss the future of the GOP, Biden Republicans, and why “moderate” is…

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Aug. 18, 2020

Ep. 47: Zach Carter, The Future of Left and Right Wing Populism

Zach Carter, senior reporter at HuffPost and author of The Price of Peace: Money Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, …

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Aug. 13, 2020

Ep. 46 Q&A: How Can Republicans Ever Win the Popular Vote Again?

Marshall and Saagar answer Realignment listeners' questions ranging from marijuana legalization to merchandising, ending with a f…

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Aug. 11, 2020

Ep. 45: Nathan Baschez, How Independent Media Can Take on the World

Nathan Baschez writer and strategist at the Everything Substack bundle joins The Realignment to unpack what Joe Rogan, Call Her D…

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Aug. 6, 2020

Ep. 44: Joe Lonsdale, Free Speech is Under Attack

Following up on his anti-Facebook boycott op-ed in The Washington Post, Joe Lonsdale, co-founder of Palantir and founding partner…

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Aug. 4, 2020

Ep. 43: Balaji Srinivasan and Decentralized Media

Balaji Srinivasan, angel investor and former CTO of Coinbase joins The Realignment to make the case for using decentralized techn…

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July 29, 2020

Ep. 42 RELAUNCH: Senator Marco Rubio, the Republican Who Governed

Saagar and Marshall are taking The Realignment independent, first up, they’ll tell you everything you need to know. Then, Senator…

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July 23, 2020

Ep. 41 Season Finale: FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, Big Tech, China,…

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr joins The Realignment's season finale to discuss how the right should approach Big Tech and free sp…

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July 16, 2020

Ep. 40: Thomas Duesterberg Makes the Case Against Industrial Policy

Hudson Senior Fellow Thomas Duesterberg joins The Realignment to make the case for why U.S. "industrial policy" isn't the best re…

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July 8, 2020

Ep. 39: Michael Shellenberger's Alternatives to the Green New Deal

Michael Shellenberger, environmentalist activist, founder and president of Environmental Progress, joins The Realignment to make …

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July 2, 2020

Ep. 38: Nick Timothy, the UK's Political Realignment

Nick Timothy, author of Remaking One Nation: The Future of Conservatism and former Chief of Staff to UK Prime Minister Theresa Ma…

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June 19, 2020

Ep. 37 Re-Up: Bhaskar Sunkara, Debating the Socialist Manifesto

Marshall and Saagar revisit their debate from last fall with Bhaskar Sunkara, the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin, about…

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June 12, 2020

Ep. 36 Re-Up: Josh Hawley, Realignment Senator

Marshall and Saagar traveled to Capitol Hill last October for a conversation with Missouri Senator Josh Hawley. In light of recen…

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June 1, 2020

Ep. 35: John Lee, Decoupling from China After COVID-19

Hudson Senior Fellow Dr. John Lee returns to The Realignment to make the case for decoupling the American and Chinese economies a…

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May 22, 2020

Ep. 34: Heather Long, The COVID-19 Economy Part II

Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long joins The Realignment to unpack impact of COVID-19 on the labor market.

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April 28, 2020

Ep. 33: Matt Stoller, the COVID-19 Economy

Matt Stoller, Director of Research at the American Economic Liberties Project, returns to The Realignment to discuss the structur…

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April 15, 2020

Ep. 32: The COVID-19 Security Challenge

Hudson scholars Walter Russell Mead, Rebeccah Heinrichs, and John Walters join The Realignment to discuss how the U.S., and the w…

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April 1, 2020

Ep. 31: Matthew Continetti, Conservatism After the Coronavirus

Matthew Continetti, founding editor of the Washington Free Beacon, joins The Realignment to argue that the coronavirus outbreak h…

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March 26, 2020

Ep. 30: The Geopolitics of the Coronavirus

Hudson Senior Fellows Michael Doran, Peter Rough, and John Lee join The Realignment to explore the geopolitical ramifications of …

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March 17, 2020

Ep. 29: Tim Morrison, The Coronavirus and China's Grip on America's S…

Hudson Senior Fellow Tim Morrison joins The Realignment to discuss the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the nation…

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