On June 5, Elan Journo joined Ross Kaminsky to discuss recent developments in the U.S. approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Jared Kushner’s peace plan. Listen to the segment.
Elan Journo interviews Rob Tarr, a contributor to Foundations of a Free Society, about Ayn Rand’s defense of capitalism and the interplay between philosophy and economic theory.
Elan Journo interviews Gregory Salmieri about a new book, Foundations of a Free Society, that offers a deep exploration of Ayn Rand’s political thought.
Watch the interview: Conservatives, Libertarians, Anarchists vs. Rand on Politics
In the name of “economic nationalism,” the Trump administration has called for “fair trade” and has launched a “trade war” on Chinese goods, seeking to impose a variety of tariffs to “protect” selected American industries.
But Harry Binswanger argues that the seemingly patriotic goal of protecting American industries and encouraging people to “buy American” is in fact profoundly un-American. It is “un-American in its goal and in the coercive means employed to achieve it.”
Why? What animates “economic nationalism”? What approach is consistent with America’s founding ideals?
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Elan Journo interviews philosopher Greg Salmieri, a contributor to A New Textbook of Americanism, about the place of voting in a free society, the attacks on Americanism, and what to do about them.
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Elan Journo talks with Jonathan Hoenig about A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand.
In this video, Elan Journo and Ben Bayer explore the issue of tribalism in America today, discuss Amy Chua’s book Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations, and touch on Ayn Rand’s analysis of tribalism.
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Elan Journo joins Ben Domenech of The Federalist Radio Hour to overturn conventional views about America’s stake in the Middle East.
Listen to the podcast: Why We Need Moral Clarity In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
A conversation with Joseph Cotto, Paul Gottfried, and Elan Journo about America and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
A preview of some topics in my new book What Justice Demands: America and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. (Also available as a podcast.)