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Ep. 538 The Bipartisan Mainstreaming of Drone Warfare

Laurie Calhoun discusses the origins and mainstreaming of the remote-control killing of suspects with drones, a topic that provokes still more fundamental questions about policymaking, the military, and American society. About the Guest Laurie Calhoun is a Research Fellow of the Independent Institute . Book Discussed We Kill Because We Can: From Soldiering to Assassination in the Drone Age Guest’s…
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Ep. 534 Would Conservatism’s Founder Recognize Conservatism Today? The Life and Thought of Russell Kirk

Brad Birzer has written an outstanding biography of one of the most important figures in the history of American conservatism. We discuss Kirk’s sometimes rocky relationship with libertarianism, and his even rockier relationship with neoconservatism. Plus, key ideas, colorful personalities, and more. About the Guest…
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