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The Political Orphanage

Aug 31, 2022

When does an ideology become a full-blown religion? Does Social Justice qualify? The World’s Smartest Podcast Network convenes a roundtable to discuss, including Andrea Jones-Rooy, Turner Sparks, and Michael Ira Kaplan.

Aug 25, 2022

Since this week's show and bonus episode both take place in Germany, we'll go ahead and throw in a rerun of my all-time favorite: "What Really Brought Down the Berlin Wall."

Original air date: January 21, 2021


Aug 24, 2022

Heaton flies to Berlin to interview German historian Rainer Zitelmann, author of "Hitler's National Socialism," about the ideology and political economy of Nazi Germany.

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Aug 17, 2022

How do we best get space tourism and moon colonies – big public projects, or cocky entrepreneurs? Lori Garver is the former Deputy Administrator of NASA, and the author of “Escaping Gravity: My Quest to Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age.” 

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Robert Zubrin on "How to...

Aug 12, 2022

In Kennedy v. Bremerton the Supreme Court revisited–and reversed–long-standing precedents on public teachers and administrators leading prayers in school and at events.

Paul Townsend, of “In Summation - The Final Word” joins to assess its impact and diagnose the decision.