Wokeness Is Not Leftism. Or Is It? Part 2 of our conversation with Aaron Sibarium: legal pushback to race-based rationing, leftism vs. wokeism, and a debate about progress.
Prayers for a Stolen Night So I got COVID. Here’s what happened next.
What Game is Putin Playing? A debate with RAND's Samuel Charap on how to respond to Russia's ambitions in Ukraine—and beyond.
Not Caring about Ukraine and Feeling Guilty About It On Russia, aggression, climate change, having COVID, and the counterfactual legacy of John McCain.
To Pivot or Not to Pivot? Shadi and Damir debate the "ought" and "is" of foreign policy. Also: do Americans care about democracy promotion?
Are Human Beings Inherently Democratic? We see the seeds of democracy everywhere—even if they are not really there.
What Does it Mean to be 'Irrational'? The Anti-Vax Movement and the Limits of Reason
The Year Ahead It was a rough 2021 for human beings. But Wisdom of Crowds is doing well.
Ending A Garbage Year On An Acceptable Note Wrapping up 2021 with a special hour-long bonus edition of the pod.