Matthew Lee Welch is an American blogger, journalist, author, and a co-host of The Fifth Column Podcast.
Two-plus hours with our favorite German, Herr Yascha Mounk, contributing editor at The Atlantic and founder of Persuasion, a publication dedicated to promoting and defending the "values of a free society."The lads discuss that Harper's letter on cancel culture, signed by Kmele and Yasha (and Salman Rushdie, Martin Amis, JK Rowling, et al); the attempt to cancel people who signed a statement opposing cancelling people; how everyone's still a fascist; the painful absurdity of Robin Diangelo; a Matt and Kmele fight about Trump's Mt. Rushmore speech; the dangers of the populist right; El Chino; and so very much more. Recorded July 8, 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
w/ Wesley Lowery Correspondent @ CBS - "60 Minutes in 6"Lowery Wrote A Thing:"A Reckoning Over Objectivity, Led by Black Journalists" (NYT) - June 23, 2020https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/23/opinion/objectivity-black-journalists-coronavirus.htmlWelch Raised Some Objections:"Journalists Abandoning 'Objectivity' for 'Moral Clarity' Really Just Want To Call People Immoral" (Reason) - June 24, 2020https://reason.com/2020/06/24/journalists-abandoning-objectivity-for-moral-clarity-really-just-want-to-call-people-immoral/Some Twitter Drama Ensues.The Parties Agree to Settle Things Directly....And now, here you are. All caught up, ready for the fireworks (literally + figuratively).Recorded: July 2, 2020Published: July 6, 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
w/ Jacob Siegel, Senior Writer @ Tablet"The New Truth" (June 22nd 2020)https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/new-truth-rationalism-religion"Journalists Abandoning 'Objectivity' for 'Moral Clarity' Really Just Want To Call People Immoral" (6/24/2020)https://reason.com/2020/06/24/journalists-abandoning-objectivity-for-moral-clarity-really-just-want-to-call-people-immoral/- The Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez of Journalism- The Great Fireworks Conspiracy (continued)- The NYT Slack- All The Smoke- The New Truth- Rhetorically Invincible- White Fragility, The Message of the Cross- Moral Clarity- World Heritage Sites- The Wages of Sin- Ethical JournalismRecorded: June 25, 2020Published: July 1, 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
w/ Jane Coaston, Senior Politics Reporter @ VoxSome Sports StuffTickTock SwiftboatsTulsaTrumps PartyWhat Comes NextImmigration + VisasThe Coaston PlanMore Black Lives Matter TalkBut What About....Unbundling the PoliceLiking the Neighborhood Cops Recorded: June 23, 2020Published: June 25, 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jul 31st, 1968
Episode Count
264
Podcast Count
6
Total Airtime
2 weeks, 2 days