Apr 14, 2020 • 1HR 13M

Jocular Jim, Jovial Jonah

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On the new Remnant, Jonah talks with James Pethokoukis, a fellow at AEI, about how markets are reacting to coronavirus and what the recovery might look like. (V-shaped? U-shaped? Nike swoosh-shaped?) As a result of their isolation-based hallucinations, they also get particularly animated in the rank punditry and pop culture portions - so don’t miss out on their hottest Star Trek takes, or Jim’s shocking defense of the finales of Lost and Battlestar Galactica.

Show Notes:

-Jim’s podcast, Political Economy

-Suicide of the West (now out in paperback!)

-AOC’s late-stage capitalism tweet

-Trump’s “Opening Our Country Council”

-“Assume a can opener”

-Bill Bennett saying that coronavirus isn’t a pandemic

-Some craziness from Claremont

-James’ column: is this really a black swan?

-Pale Rider, about the 1918 flu

-Star Trek’s transporter is a copy-kill-paste machine


-Bound by Oath, a podcast by the Institute for Justice

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