Steve Hayward talks with two proud Yale bulldog alumni—James Kirchick of the Brookings Institution and Jeremy Carl of the Hoover Institution, about the mess in higher education and the mess at our border. It’s a coin flip between which is the bigger mess today—immigration or college campus madness, and maybe there is a connecting thread. But stick around, we have a side dish of energy policy included, because this is a high energy podcast!

Ranked voting, a rebel movement at Yale and remembering a wonderful moment with Charles Krauthamer–it’s all in this edition of the Behind The Blue Wall podcast.

Matt Gagnon of the Maine Heritage Policy Center (and a local radio talk host, too!) explains the “ranked-choice voting system” Maine will be using this Tuesday in their state elections–and why he thinks it’s insane.

Students storm out of class to protest…democracy.

The Federalist’s Robert Tracinski on the Middle-School-ization of American politics.

James Kirchick is the author of an important new book: “The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age.” He and Jay talk it over: the nationalist-authoritarians and their “pope,” Vladimir Putin; Madame Le Pen in France; the role of Germany; the importance of Ukraine.

Is Greece a goner? Is the EU anything but a menace? What about the Americans?