Under Secretary Ellen Lord joins Reaganism to discuss U.S. defense policy in the era of COVID-19, the national security innovation base, and how flat defense budgets will impact the Pentagon.

Georgtown’s Dr. Matt Kroenig joins Reaganism to discuss the inherent advantages that democracies have when competing against rival authoritarian states from Venice in the 1300s to the United States today.

Dr. Kroenig’s Most Recent Book:

Award-winning NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg joins Reaganism to discuss the state of journalism in America, the institutional changes impacting the Supreme Court, and the classic Reagan story of her first encounter with #40.

Congressman Will Hurd from Texas discusses the Congressman’s time in the CIA, lessons he’s learned from winning close elections in a politically split district, and his perspective on law enforcement reform as the lone black Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Rep. Cheney discusses how the GOP can better engage young and women voters, the ongoing protests engulfing our country, and the importance of U.S. leadership in the world.

Dr. Lindsay Burke of the Heritage Foundation joins Reaganism to discuss the state of education during COVID-19, school choice, civics education, and college affordability

Presidential historian Dr. Tevi Troy joins Reaganism to discuss his new book Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump. Roger and Tevi discuss inter-White House fighting across several administrations with special attention paid to the Reagan years.


Dr. Yuval Levin joins Reaganism to discuss the causes and impact of Americans’ increasing loss of faith in our institutions

Show Notes

Dr. Niall Ferguson joins Reaganism to discuss the relationship between public finance and understanding history, the state of the Ufinances, and Niall’s journey to becoming an American.


Rep. Jim Banks joins Reaganism to discuss Covid-19, the growing national debt, and the importance of famed Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight in Indiana state politics.

Kristen joins Rachel Hoff, Policy Director at the Ronald Reagan Institute, to breakdown young peoples’ approach to politics and discuss how the Republican party can appeal to the next generation of American voters.

The last Republican Lt. Gov. of California and Founder of Curb Records, Mike Curb, joins Reaganism to provide insight on the constant grace and sincerity with which #40 always maintained when practicing politics from the perspective of another entertainer turned statesman.

Senior Editor of the Dispatch David French joins Reaganism to discuss the so called “conservative civil war” as it relates to federalism, religious liberty, economic policy, the US role in the world and more.


Oren Cass, Founder and Executive Director of the American Compass, joins Reaganism to discuss his organization’s mission to save American conservatism from what he calls its “chronic case of market fundamentalism.”


Former Senator from Missouri Jim Talent joins Reaganism to discuss the US response to the COVID-19 crisis and  the importance of good public policy and a vibrant innovation base in preparing for biological threats like pandemics.

Coronavirus outbreak fears can be put into perspective with this rational line of thinking | FOX News

Editor of National Review Rich Lowry joins Reaganism to discuss nationalism, immigration, and the potential end of Reaganism.


Team Reagan set up at CPAC 2020 to discuss the continuing impact of President Reagan on the conservative movement and the pitfalls of socialism. The following episode is a collection of excerpts from conversations including RNC National Spokesperson Liz Harrington, Rick Harrison of “Pawnstars”, the Founder & CEO of Young Americans Against Socialism Morgan Zegers, and many more!


Speaker Paul Ryan joins Reaganism to discuss #40’s impact on his Dad, the importance of pro-growth and anti-poverty economic policy, and what the Speaker has been up to since leaving Congress.


Dr. Colin Dueck, a professor and prolific scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, joins Reaganism to discuss his newest book Age of Iron: On Conservative Nationalism which looks at the different conservative approaches to foreign policy, the rise of nationalism, and the Trump Administration’s national security policy.


President Obama’s former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson joins Reaganism to discuss his role in Guantanamo Bay detainee policy, the need for “straight talk” on immigration, and the growing importance of cyber security.