In this special 7th episode of The Rationalist, ‘The Korea Conundrum’ edition, host Mike Coté does a deep dive on the situation on the Korean Peninsula, focusing on the potential for a deal between the United States, North Korea, South Korea, and China.
In Episode 6 of The Rationalist podcast, titled ‘Good vs. Evil’, host Mike Coté delves into foreign, domestic, and idea-based topics that include some interesting insights for the US.
In this fifth episode of The Rationalist podcast, titled ‘What the Zuck?’, host Mike Coté is joined by a special guest for his discussion of the Zuckerberg Facebook hearings in Congress and the state of data privacy in the world today. Continue reading “Episode 5: What the Zuck?”
In this special fourth episode of The Rationalist podcast, host Mike Coté is joined by guest Robb McClintock to discuss an idea that is central to our criminal justice system: capital punishment.
In the third episode of The Rationalist podcast, host Mike Coté details the kerfuffle over Sinclair Broadcasting, assesses President Trump’s claim that “nobody is tougher on Russia”, and works through some of the inconsistencies and issues in the gun control position.
In the second episode of The Rationalist podcast, host Mike Coté (going solo this episode) breaks down the Cambridge Analytica Facebook ‘scandal’, talks through the escalating crisis in Venezuela, and discusses the rise of authoritarianism abroad, especially after Vladimir Putin’s recent ‘re-election’ as Russian President.
In this first full episode of The Rationalist podcast, host Mike Coté and guest Cornelius Radek discuss the recent developments in public sector unions, the interminable Syrian Civil War and the players involved, and go deep conceptually on free trade in light of the Trump administration’s tariff decision. Continue reading “Episode 1: Unions, Syria, and Free Trade”
Thanks for joining us here at The Rationalist! In this introductory episode, you’ll hear about why we launched the podcast, how we think about the world of policy and politics, and how our approach differs from everything else out there. Continue reading “Episode 0: The Journey Begins”