02.09.19. The Complexifier

This week, a scandal involving Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and the “complexifier” of his Washington Post ownership leads to legitimate questions about the Amazon company’s deep-state associations.  Continue reading 02.09.19. The Complexifier

01.30.19. The Philosopher, the Pastor, and the Podcaster

This week on Middle Theory we are joined by atheist philosopher Keith Parsons and retired pastor Paris Donehoo for a sit-down conversation about finding common ground, and restoring common decency. Continue reading 01.30.19. The Philosopher, the Pastor, and the Podcaster

01.24.19. Fake News, Anti-Science, and Democracy

This week after fact-checking media coverage of contentious events in Washington, we are joined by Michael J. Thompson, co-editor of the book Anti-Science and the Assault on Democracy. Continue reading 01.24.19. Fake News, Anti-Science, and Democracy

01.18.19. Secrecy and the Fourth Estate

This week we look at the history of government secrecy since the end of World War II, the reasons for it, and the role of the press and other organizations in promoting transparency.  Continue reading 01.18.19. Secrecy and the Fourth Estate

01.12.19. Shutdown

This week on Middle Theory, we look at the details behind what has led to the longest U.S. government shutdown in history.  Kicking things off this week, it’s been tough times for government employees, hundreds of thousands of whom haven’t Continue reading 01.12.19. Shutdown

12.11.18. George H. W. Bush’s New World Order

This week we look at the life and political career of George H. W. Bush, his notable achievements, his idea of a “New World Order,” and his influence on foreign policy throughout the decades.  Continue reading 12.11.18. George H. W. Bush’s New World Order