Do Religious Establishments Matter? The Church of England is officially part of the British state. Does that affect citizens' lives?
Where Does the Desire to Kill Come From? Shadi and Damir debate Russian brinkmanship, Iranian protests, and whether dictatorships are getting better and crushing dissent.
The Rise and Fall of the Swedish Model The question in Sweden—as everywhere—is where to draw the limits of tolerance.
Do We Get the Dictators We Want? Damir reports back from the Balkans, and Shadi reacts to the news from across the pond.
The Problem With Dogs, Dating, Rights, and Monarchs Shadi and Damir offer up one of their most distinctive episodes yet. Warning: Includes controversial claims about dogs.
Is Christianity Opposed to Liberalism? The Crowd records a crossover podcast with our friends at Plough—on postliberalism, Christianity, and the common good.
Does Liberalism Have a Future? A Conversation with Francis Fukuyama One of the world's leading political thinkers defends liberalism from its growing band of critics.
How to Defeat Illiberalism Francis Fukuyama on whether France is a liberal state—and how there's really only one way to defeat the illiberal right.
Trump and Fascism: A Conversation with Jason Stanley The controversial Yale philosopher offers an alternative view of our dangerous moment.
Philosophers and the Perils of Twitter Jason Stanley's combative Twitter persona has gotten him in trouble. Is that the cost of being a public intellectual?