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The Fifth Column

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From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss…



Latest Episodes

  • 208 - "Techno Fascism, Jerking Jeff, and the Mendacious Media"
    October 24, 2020 at 10:40 am

    Bannon's back. The New York Post isn't.  Don’t talk about Hunter!Are we living in a Techno Fascist Reich?Regulate, regulate, regulateThe unforeseen consequences of deplatforming?Qanon inflation To the gulag, go!Russia, Russia, RussiaWhich New York Times editor does Matt call "a loathsome toad"?FYI: Political journalists cannot cover “politically driven events”Debate, debate, […]

  • 207 (Updated) "Hunter's Laptop, Ordinary Corruption, Darkest Night"
    October 20, 2020 at 3:30 am

    Moynihan's Old, New HouseCOVID... is Fake?Siri, Do Black Lives Matter?Dueling Town HallsEveryone is Awful, Even You, (But Not Really)The Brief And Highly Overrated Return of Respectability PoliticsPolitics of BullshitForeign BodiesThe Revolt of the PublicDarkest Totalitarian HellscapeRecorded Oct 18, 2020Published Oct 20, 2020 See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 206 w/ Damon Root "Packed Courts, Peaceful Transfers of Power"
    October 3, 2020 at 3:40 pm

    Guest: Damon Root @ Reason Magazine, Author, "A Glorious Liberty: Frederick Douglass and the Fight for an Antislavery Constitution"Trump Makes His PickHow Republicans Will Be DisappointedCourt Packing And Other ShenanigansHistorical Context, Oppressing People of ColorCOVID RumorsDebate Night Dog WhistlesWhat Trump Really MeansVote by Mail (But Throw Out the Ballots)The First and Only LadyRecorded […]

  • 205 “If You're Reading This, It's Too Late”
    September 24, 2020 at 9:58 am

    NOTE: This dispatch was beleaguered by technical and logistical challenges. The audio actually turned out pretty good (all things considered), but the entire thing was very nearly scrapped. Those challenges contributed to a delayed-release — and because the world has gone quite mad —the news cycle is evolving rapidly. All the same, still lots of very relevant (even prophetic) stuff in this […]

  • 204 w/ Steve Kornacki "What's Up With These Polls?"
    September 13, 2020 at 2:33 pm

    Guest: Steve Kornacki, National Political Corespondent @NBC News / MSNBCMaking TV News During a PandemicDoing Your Own MakeupLast Man in MidtownWe're All You Tubers NowIt'll Be a Blow-Out, Or It'll Be ClosePolls You Can TrustBlack Voters, Impeachment, CollusionState of the PartiesState of the UnionState of the MediaPaper or PlasticRecorded Sept 11, 2020Published Sept 13, 2020 See […]

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