Veronique de Rugy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. She joins Ben Domenech to discuss the aftermath of the GOP tax bill, the new corporate tax rate, federal spending, and some French politics.
Bre Payton, staff writer at The Federalist, and Kelsey Harkness, senior producer at The Daily Signal, chat about this week's hearing with FBI Agent Strzok, the push for a plastic straw ban, and how the mob pressured Scarlett Johansson into backing out of a trans acting role.
Eugene Jarecki is the director of a new documentary, "The King," about Elvis and America. Jarecki drives Elvis Presley's 1963 Rolls-Royce Phantom V across the country (which sold for almost $400,000 at auction), conducting interviews on the contrasts between American politics in the eras of Elvis and Trump.
Annie Lowrey writes about economic policy at The Atlantic and is the author of the new book, "Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World."
Lowrey and Domenech discuss the war on poverty, technology, the future of work, and what would happen if we gave everyone $1000.
Shannon Bream is Fox News' Legal Correspondent and anchor of "Fox News @ Night." She joins Ben Domenech in studio to recap last night's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the biggest decisions delivered by SCOTUS this year, and what it's like to report on the judicial branch.
Serhii Plokhy is a historian of Eastern Europe and Harvard Professor. He joins Federalist Radio to discuss his new book, "Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe." Plokhy uses his first hand knowledge of Ukraine and the Soviet Union to tell the stories of the firefighters, scientists, and the thousands who fell ill after the nuclear disaster.
In honor of Independence Day, Ben Domenech reads speeches and remembrances from Calvin Coolidge, Frederick Douglass, Alexis de Tocqueville and more. These leaders' thoughts on freedom, liberty, slavery, and democracy are worth revisiting as we celebrate U.S. independence.
Ben Domenech hosted a live taping of The Federalist Radio Hour at this year's Aspen Ideas Festival. Domenech moderated a panel with David Azerrad, Charlie Sykes, and Inez Stepman. They address questions like: What role has Trumpism played in redefining the Republican Party and the conservative movement, and what does it mean for domestic and foreign policy in the future? Is the party of Ronald Reagan lost forever? Is Trump an aberration or the way of the future? What issues and trends will define the American right post-Trump?
Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at the Federalist, and Lisa Bonos, editor of the Solo-ish column at the Washington Post host a conversation on relationships, dating in the age of social media, and the infamous 'Bachelorette.'
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi host this episode to discuss Thursday's deadly shooting in Maryland, Justice Kennedy's retirement, journalists' outrage about fake news, and to ironically argue about civility.
"If the retirement of one of the oligarchs in black robes causes this much angst, that is a really good indication that the Supreme Court has taken too much authority over the lives of the American people," Hemingway said.