Topics: Findings from the International Space Station, THE AGE OF ENTITLEMENT: AMERICA SINCE THE ’60S, & the impact of portable wealth on the Greek world.

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale assistant professor of physics Timothy Dolch about some interesting findings from the ISS. Christopher Caldwell speaks with us about his new book, THE AGE OF ENTTITLEMENT: AMERICA SINCE THE ’60S. And Ken Calvert, from Hillsdale’s history department, describes how portable wealth transformed the Greek world.

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Topics: America’s first experiment with socialism, the Venezuela model of socialsm, Jane Austen’s EMMA, and liberal arts students in the military.

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale professor emeritus Burt Folsom about America’s first experiment with socialism. James Carafano of Heritage tells us about the Venezuelan model of socialism. Lorraine Murphy, from Hillsdale’s English department, returns to discuss Jane Austen’s EMMA. And Jeffery Rogers, associate dean of men at Hillsdale, explains why we need more liberal arts students in the miltary.

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Topics: Baumol’s Cost Disease, small-town America, Aristotle’s PHYSICS, and starting a business

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale associate Professor of Economics Charles Steele about the merits of Baumol’s Cost Disease. Tim Carney discusses his recent Washington Examiner cover story on small-town America. Lee Cole, from Hillsdale’s philosophy department briefs us on Aristotle’s PHYSICS. And Kevin Meyers, a Hillsdale graduate, tells us about starting his business, Lucy Darling.

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Topics: Why Congress doesn’t work, HOW AMERICA’S POLITICAL PARTIES CHANGE (AND HOW THEY DON’T), and the Trinity.

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale Professor of Politics Kevin Portteus about “Congress: How It Worked and Why It Doesn’t”. Michael Barone of AEI and the Washington Examiner joins the show to discuss his latest book HOW AMERICA’S POLITICAL PARTIES CHANGE (AND HOW THEY DON’T). And as Christmas approaches, Jordan Wales, from Hillsdale’s theology department, explains the Trinity.

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Topics: Supply-side economics, the downfall of the New York Times, story/discourse, Hillsdale in D.C.

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale’s Gary Wolfram about supply-side economics. Michael Goodwin, chief political columnist of the New York Post, speaks about journalism and the downfall of the New York Times. Dwight Lindley, from Hillsdale’s English department, continues his series of basic literary concepts with story/discourse. And Matt Mehan, with Hillsdale in D.C., tells us more about the new Graduate School of Government.

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Topics: Citizenship, GREAT SOCIETY: A NEW HISTORY, humanistic psychology

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale professor of politics Tom West about the concept of citizenship and the current effort to revamp the citizenship test. Amity Shlaes joins the show to discuss her new book GREAT SOCIETY: A NEW HISTORY. And Collin Barnes, from Hillsdale’s psychology department teaches us about humanistic psychology and introduces us to Maslow and Rogers.

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Topics: Protests in Spain, “Trump Trauma” and its impact on 2020, Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT, and thoughts from a student-turned-professor at Hillsdale.

Scot Bertram talks with Todd Mack from Hillsdale’s Spanish department to find out more about the current protests playing out in Spain. Michael Walsh discusses “Trump Trauma” and why it might impact the 2020 election. Ben Whalen, from Hillsdale’s English department, takes us though Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT. And Lee Cole describes what it’s like to be a student at Hillsdale and then return as a professor.

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Topics: Veterans Day & Hillsdale’s connection to the military, America’s big-city problems. exoplanets, & immigration policy

Scot Bertram talks with Peter Jennings, Assistant Professor of Financial Management at Hillsdale and Marine veteran, about Veterans Day and Hillsdale’s deep connection with the military. James Poulos, executive editor of the American Mind, discusses a recent essay on problems in America’s big cities. Tim Dolch, from Hillsdale’s physics department, teaches us about exoplanets. And we hear excerpts from a recent lecture at Hillsdale’s Kirby Center by Reihan Salam, author of MELTING POT OR CIVIL WAR.

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Topics: “Our Bankrupt Nomenklatura,” learning cursive, and leadership

Scot Bertram speaks with Victor Davis Hanson, distinguished fellow in history at Hillsdale College, about his recent essay at American Greatness, titled “Our Bankrupt Nomenklatura”. Dan Coupland, from Hillsdale’s education department, tells us why children still should learn cursive. And Gen. Robert B. Neller talks with us about leadership.

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Topics: Palytoxin poisoning, the military threat from China today, Jane Austen’s MANSFIELD PARK, & the power of poetry.

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale’s Courtney Meyet,associate professor of chemistry, about the dangers of palytoxin poisoning. Steven Mosher, author of BULLY OF ASIA, discusses the military threat from China today. Hillsdale’s Lorraine Murphy continues her occasional series on the novels of Jane Austen with MANSFIELD PARK. And Ellen Condict, from Hillsdale Academy and Hillsdale College, reflects on a recent essay she wrote on the power of poetry.

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Topics: Constitution 101, RETURN OF THE STRONG GODS, Petrarch, & shooting sports

Scot Bertram talks with Ronald Pestritto, Dean of the Graduate School, Professor of Politics, Charles and Lucia Shipley Chair in the American Constitution. about Hillsdale’s new CONSTITUTION 101 online course. R.R. Reno, editor of First Things, discusses his recent book RETURN OF THE STRONG GODS. Matt Gaetano, from Hillsdale’s history department, tells us about Petrarch. And Bart Spieth, range master for Hillsdale’s Halter Shooting Sports Center shares an exciting announcement about the facility.

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Topics: Football safety, RESISTANCE (AT ALL COSTS), the art of rhetoric, & the dedication of Hillsdale’s Christ Chapel.

Scot Bertram talks with John J. Miller, director of Hillsdale’s journalism program and author of THE BIG SCRUM about safety measure in the game of football. Kim Strassel joins the show to discuss her latest book RESISTANCE (AT ALL COSTS): HOW TRUMP HATERS ARE BREAKING AMERICA. Hillsdale’s Benjamin Beier teaches us on the art of rhetoric. And we listen back to highlights from the dedication of Hillsdale’s new Christ Chapel.

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Topics: Religious freedom, Chester A. Arthur, history of paper, and an honored Hillsdale alumnus.

Scot Bertram talks with Korey Maas, Hillsdale assistant professor of history, about the history of religious freedom. John Pafford discusses his recent book CHESTER A. ARTHUR: THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT. Hillsdale’s Barbara Bushey takes us through the history of paper. And we chat with Tom Shafer ’81, honored Hillsdale alumnus and President/COO of TCF Bank.

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Topics: Impeachment, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the rise and fall of the Roman Republic, and Louisa May Alcott.

Scot Bertram talks with Mollie Hemingway, senior journalism fellow at Hillsdale, about the push for impeachment and recent stories regarding Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Hillsdale’s Ken Calvert discusses the rise and fall of the Roman Republic. And Sarah Schutte (Hillsdale ’18) makes the case for Louisa May Alcott as the great American writer.

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Topics: Identity politics, Hong Kong, and master plots.

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale’s Mickey Craig about identity politics. Claudia Rosett has spent time on the ground reporting on the protests in Hong Kong. She shares what she has seen and heard. And Hillsdale’s Dwight Lindley returns for his occasional series on basic literary concepts, this time discussing master plots.

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Topics: Hillsdale College’s new graduate school in D.C., McCarthy on “A New Conservative Agenda,” separation of powers in the Constitution, and what it takes to complete an Ironman Triathlon.

Scot Bertram talks with Matthew Spalding, dean of the new Van Andel Graduate School of Government, about the launch of the program. Daniel McCarthy, editor of MODERN AGE, discusses his piece on “A New Conservative Agenda”. During this Constitution Week, Hillsdale’s Kevin Portteus examines the separation of powers found in the document. And Hillsdale’s Cortney Meyet talks about what it takes t train for and complete and Iron Man Triathlon.

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Gerrymandering decisions from the Supreme Court, China & Economic Warfare, and Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale’s Paul Moreno about the recent SCOTUS decision on gerrymandering and the history of how the Court has handled the issue. Roger Robinson from the Prague Security Studies Institute joins the show to discuss China and economic warfare. And Hillsdale’s Lorraine Murphy continues our walk through the works of Jane Austen with PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.

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Minimum wage proposals, Mary Grabar’s DEBUNKING HOWARD ZINN, fast radio bursts, and Dennis Prager on American greatness.

Scot Bertram talks with Charles Steele, Associate Professor of Economics at Hillsdale, about the minimum wage and proposals by Democrats to change the current law. Mary Grabar joins us to discuss her new book DEBUNKING HOWARD ZINN. Tim Dolch, from Hillsdale’s physics department, introduces us to fast radio bursts. And nationally syndicated radio host and best-selling author Dennis Prager speaks about American greatness at a recent NLS event held by Hillsdale College.

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Topics: A look back the the most recent Supreme Court term, Andy McCarthy’s BALL OF COLLUSION, and Montesquieu.

Scot Bertram talks with Hillsdale’s Adam Carrington for one last look back on the opinions issued during the most recent U.S. Supreme Court term. Andrew McCarthy discusses his new book BALL OF COLLUSION. And Hillsdale’s Khalil Habib helps introduce and explain the political thought of Montesquieu.

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Topics: Christianity in Politics, California’s new ballot access law, the Trivium, & the opioid crisis in West Virginia.

Scot Bertram talks with John Grant, associate professor of politics, about his class covering Christianity in politics. Derek Muller, Hillsdale graduate and now Pepperdine professor of law, discusses California’s new ballot access law which mandates the release of tax returns. Ben Beier, education professor, helps us understand the trivium. And Judge Beth Walker, another Hillsdale alum, talks about her work on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the opioid crisis affecting her state.

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