Interview Episodes

April 11, 2022

Episode 86: Mitigating the CCP's Dissonant Discourse Power

The global standing of the U.S. is evolving as adversarial nations create new ways to fight with information warfare and discourse power. Cybersecurity expert and freelancer Alicia Fawcett joins us to discuss how the CCP's di...

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March 28, 2022

Episode 84: Reimagining Financial Incentives in Broadcast News

Amid mass polarization and politicization, the fabric of American civics has been shaped and eroded by the mainstream news industry for decades. Now, even former journalists are speaking out and calling for much-needed change...

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March 14, 2022

Episode 82 Part 2: Universal Genius of the Hot Crazy Matrix

Listen to Part 1 HERE What would George Washington and the Founders think about the Hot Crazy Matrix? Find out more in Part 2! Original video link (share with your friends & family!): www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_H85PH2gtw&t=32s...

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March 14, 2022

Episode 82 Part 1: Universal Genius of the Hot Crazy Matrix

From Leonardo da Vinci to George Washington , Mary Shelley to Albert Einstein, the spectrum of geniuses is endless. A 7-minute video from 2014 with over 300 million views (and counting), the "Universal Hot Crazy Matrix" has b...

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Feb. 28, 2022

Episode 80: Sparking Hope and Dignity with Joel's Story

What if one Facebook message could change a man's path in life? In early 2017, one message from a complete stranger sparked an unlikely partnership and friendship that transcended across the Atlantic. Ben Taylor, the creator ...

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Feb. 14, 2022

Episode 78 Part 1: Escaping the Cacophony of Communism with the Melod…

Born and raised in Communist Albania, Dr. Elida Dakoli overcame unprecedented political persecution from the regime run by Enver Hoxha and the Party of Labour of Albania. In Part 1 of this remarkable journey, she shares the o...

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Feb. 14, 2022

Episode 78 Part 2: Escaping the Cacophony of Communism with the Melod…

In Part 2 of this remarkable journey, Dr. Elida Dakoli shares her journey from Albania to America, how she cultivated her entrepreneurial spirit and musical talent in the U.S., and the value of protecting freedom and opportun...

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Jan. 31, 2022

Episode 76: Developing Immunity Amid a Pandemic of Incivility

COVID-19 has exposed and created new challenges that have stretched the American political fabric thin. With polarization exacerbated during the past two challenging years, civility and common sense are two of the most effect...

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Jan. 17, 2022

Episode 74: Restoring the Law of the Sea with U.S. Marine Leadership

As the Indo-Pacific security threat landscape evolves, so does U.S. military strategy. But how should a military branch like the USMC confront and mitigate complex threats to U.S. national security in the vast Indo-Pacific re...

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Jan. 3, 2022

Episode 72: Answering the Call to Save Veterans' Lives

When our nation called, countless men and women of our armed forces dutifully responded with their sacrifices and livelihoods. To this day, there are still numerous challenges of getting our troops reintegrated into civil soc...

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Dec. 20, 2021

Episode 70: Winter Holiday Trivia Game Special

The winter holiday season is packed with many surprises, including some fun facts that truly make it the most wonderful time of the year. In this fun holiday-themed episode, our guest and video content creator Hallee Smith jo...

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Dec. 6, 2021

Episode 68: Lighting the Beacon of Our American "Maritime Nation"

What makes the U.S. a unique "Maritime Nation" and beacon of freedom and opportunity? In Part 2, Mr. Jon Kaskin and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. (ret.) Sinclair Harris share more about the role of the Jones Act and why the …

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Nov. 22, 2021

Episode 66: The Rough Seas of Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific

Since its founding, the U.S. has been a country built on a long maritime history. But in recent decades, to what extent have competitors and adversaries undercut America's maritime strengths and strategy? Mr. Jon Kaskin and U...

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Nov. 8, 2021

Episode 64: Defending the American Dream From Mao's Cultural Revoluti…

What was life like for the people of China in the wake of the Cultural Revolution and the death of Mao Zedong? In this riveting episode, Lily Tang Williams shares her story about the journey from totalitarian China to her …

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Oct. 25, 2021

Episode 62: Reflective Patriotism Through Civic Strength in Education

Civics education is truly a critical piece of participation in democracy. But many argue that civics has taken a back seat, and traditional ways of teaching civics have not done enough to get students and the electorate excit...

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