Audio 09.20.2023 58 minutes

The American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode #187

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

Slouching toward Washington | The Roundtable Ep. 187

Oversized hoodie or tailored masters jacket–which way, Western man? As the Senate is terraformed into a mosh pit for the least common denominator, one must wonder whether it’s a microcosm for the West more generally. Take, for example, the meek inaction of the European nations as migrants from Africa stream through the island of Lampedusa and onto the continent. Meanwhile, back at home, Donald Trump aggravates internal tensions among Republicans by criticizing Ron DeSantis for signing a six-week abortion ban. Plus: the editors tease upcoming features while reminding you to read the damn site.

American Mind articles mentioned in this episode are below. Books mentioned:

Slavery, Abortion, and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning

Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates

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