In the latest Remnant, Washington Examiner commentary editor Tim Carney joins Jonah to discuss the headlines of the day (the Cohen raid, Syria, the 2018 midterms) and to do a deeper dive on the nature of crony capitalism.
- The column Tim Carney was working on before and after he recorded this episode.
- More information about Tim Carney’s first book, The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money.
- The Buzzfeed article about Trump’s $150,000 payment for a 2015 Ukraine speech that Tim mentioned.
- Gabriel Kolko, an iconoclastic historian and critic of crony capitalism whose work I mentioned Tim introduced me to.
- One of Thomas Sowell’s many columns on private business vs. government segregation in the South.
- Thomas Nast, a 19th century political cartoonist mentioned in conversation.
- The latest Ricochet GLoP Culture podcast, which I recorded just before this episode and so some of my material overlaps.
- My Corner post on Michael Cohen, Fixer.
- A Ross Douthat column that uses the four-quadrant chart on American political affiliation which Tim mentioned.
- Robert Frost’s poem “Build Soil,” which Tim mentioned.
- The AEI panel with Yascha Mounk in which I participated, a recording of which you can find at this link.
- When Tim Carney camped out with Occupy Wall Street.
- More information on Robert Nisbet’s The Quest for Community, which we discussed.
- More information on Herman Kahn’s Thinking about the Unthinkable, which Jonah mentioned in conversation (and which Stanley Kubrick lampooned in Dr. Strangelove).
- Information about my speech at Denison University today (4/11).