Podcast
1 hour, 35 minutes

Our editors discuss a bold proposal by Angelo Codevilla to abolish FISA & CIA, coronavirus and its threat to globalism, Pete Buttigieg’s success in the New Hampshire primaries, and the dullness of #NeverTrump conservatism. Finally, our editors are unleashed on the Oscars.

The American Mind’s ‘Editorial Roundtable’ podcast is a weekly conversation with Matt Peterson, James Poulos, David Bahr, and Spencer Klavan devoted to uncovering the ideas and principles that drive American political life. Stream here or download from your favorite podcast host.

Spies, Gays, and Coronavirus | The Roundtable Ep. 4
Our editors discuss a bold proposal by Angelo Codevilla to abolish FISA & CIA, coronavirus and its threat to globalism, Pete Buttigieg’s success in the New Hampshire primaries, and the dullness of #NeverTrump conservatism. Finally, our editors are unleashed on the Oscars.

“Intelligence” vs. the Republic | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 1
The CIA has effectively become an organ of the deep state. Should we abolish it? Angelo Codevilla thinks so. Our editors discuss.

Coronavirus and the Death Drive of the West | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 2
Coronavirus has put globalism in a terminal condition. Will the elite let it die, or take us down with it? Meanwhile, Mayor Pete continues his milquetoast presidential run as a “nice, intelligent gay man.”

Neo-Con Woodstock | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 3
The NeverTrump wing of the Right is hosting a summit—of irrelevancy—as the rest of the Right leaves them behind. Snark from our editors ensues.

The Slow Death of the Oscars and Fan Mail | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 4
Our editors mock the Oscars and ruminate over the futility of elite virtue posturing. Also: James Poulos reads fan tweets.

Discussed in this Episode:

Abolish the CIA & FISA by Angelo Codevilla

Summit on Principled Conservatism

Ilhan Omar Pitches A New ‘Progressive Baseline’ For U.S. Foreign Policy

Podcast
1 hour 17 minutes

American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode 11

Trump is on a TV tear, intellectuals are trolling America, and pop culture memories aren’t what they used to be. The gang hashes out what’s worth tuning in for… and what’s best dropping out of.

Podcast
58 minutes

American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode #10

Join our editors as they answer a combination of your serious and humorous mailbag questions. The results: speculation about a new Homestead Act, the potential for another Civil War, and how long it will take for David Bahr to catch the #CCPVirus.

Podcast
1 hour 15 minutes

American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode #9

Everyone’s talking about coronavirus, but these are not your grandma’s takes. Staring into the void, our editors contemplate the deep mysteries and regime ramifications of an unprecedented crisis.