Evergreen Episodes

Most of our episodes deal with current events, but every so often we produce evergreen content that doesn’t care when you listen. Here’s a comprehensive list. Incidentally, this is a great place to send would-be listeners looking to get a feel for the podcast. Currently, our evergreen series include a book club, profiles of the founding fathers, World War II, the Cold War, Years of Note, Presidential history, and economics. Enjoy.

Book Club

#12: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

#42: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

#64: Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick

#96 The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? by Dale Russakoff

#129: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer

#140: Weapons of Math Destruction, a chat with the author–Cathy O’Neil.


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Founding Fathers

#37: Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton

#41: George Washington and Benjamin Franklin

#55: Andrew Jackson & Abraham Lincoln

#59: John Adams & John Marshall


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World War II

World War II’s Big Three (the Allied leaders)

WWII: Mythology; The Bomb; & What if Germany had Won?


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The Cold War

#76: Was the Cold War inevitable? Did Reagan win the war?

#78: Cold War Leaders (American and Soviet)

#92: Cold War Quagmires (Vietnam & Afghanistan)

#127: McCarthyism & Cold War Pop Culture


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Years of Note

#144: Years of Note, 1954 & 1963

#159: Years of Note, 1968 & 1973

#169: Years of Note, 1980 & 1994


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Presidents (excluding the founders)

#18: U.S. Presidents (Underrated, Overrated, and Greatest?)

#60: The Legacy of George W. Bush


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Economics

Whinny Billionaires, Income Inequality, and American Oligarchy


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