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The SnideShow is a left-leaning, interview-driven podcast covering a wide variety of topics--including politics, social issues and current events. Hosted by John C. Snider. 

Oct 15, 2017


I interview Sir Lawrence Freedman, author of The Future of War: A History, which analyzes 125 years of trying--and failing--to predict what the next major conflict will look like.


Win a growing collection of books, including an autographed copy of Margaret Atwood's classic novel The Handmaid's Tale! Just...

Oct 1, 2017

Prepare to be infuriated! I interview Carol Anders, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, which outlines institutional racism in America from the end of the Civil War to the 21st century. Follow her on Twitter @profcanderson. 


Win a growing collection of books, including an...

Sep 17, 2017

I talk with author and documentary filmmaker Tom Shachtman about his new book How the French Saved America, a fascinating look at the American Revolution with special emphasis on the contribution by France. For more about Tom and his work visit


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Sep 3, 2017

Whatever happened to the Arab Spring? It's been seven years since popular uprisings spread across the Arab world, toppling corrupt and autocratic regimes, but leaving failed states, civil war, terrorism, and more strongmen in their wake. Except in Tunisia, where a stable, democratic, and surprisingly...

Aug 20, 2017

I speak with Chris Martin, member of the board of directors of Heterodox Academy, an organization of academics that seeks "viewpoint diversity" to offset the perceived liberal slant in American universities. We discuss the recent disinvitations of such notables as Richard Dawkins and Milo Yiannopoulos, and controversies...