Current Affairs

By Pete Davis

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Description

A podcast of politics and culture, from the editors of Current Affairs magazine.

Episode Date
Bonus episode excerpt: S. Chapin Domino, will you accept this rose?
00:03:29
An excerpt from today's bonus episode, available in full to our Patreon patrons, in which social media editor Vanessa A. Bee, contributing editor Briahna Joy Gray and amusements editor Lyta Gold give the Current Affairs take on reality television. Spoiler alert: they are very in favor!
Jun 21, 2018
#4: Smokey Eyes and Shady Lawyers
01:13:01
The Current Affairs panel discusses the humanitarian crisis at the border, debate Lyta's general theory of political comedy, and responds to some listener voicemails.
Jun 19, 2018
Bonus episode excerpt: Masterpiece Pieshop
00:01:53
An excerpt from today's bonus episode, available in full to our Patreon patrons, in which Current Affairs legal editor Oren Nimni and social media editor Vanessa A. Bee explain and comment on the recent Masterpiece Cakeshop decision that came down from the Supreme Court last week.
Jun 12, 2018
#3: What the P.C. Police Won't Tell You
01:23:08
The Current Affairs panel discusses why right-wing commentators feel so aggrieved, figures out what we mean by prison abolition, and make the complicated simple and the simple complicated.
Jun 06, 2018
Bonus episode excerpt: Freedom (of contract) isn't free
00:03:08
An excerpt from our first bonus episode, available in full to our Patreon patrons, in which Current Affairs legal editor Oren Nimni and editor-in-chief Nathan J. Robinson discuss their recent Current Affairs articles on mandatory arbitration and freedom of contract. (Plus, Nathan shares his love of pie and trials with learning to play the washboard).
Jun 03, 2018
#2: All Landlords, Apostates!
01:04:55
The Current Affairs panel unpacks the accusation of liberal bias, asks whether landlords are necessary, and shares their favorite lost historical hero.
May 30, 2018
#1: Board Shorts
01:16:03
The panel dives into the Jobs Guarantee vs. Universal Basic Income debate, Nathan pitches randomized college admissions, and everyone shares their worst past belief.
May 21, 2018
Trailer
00:01:02
A trailer for Current Affairs: The Podcast.
May 19, 2018