Regular contributor Victor Davis Hanson joins John to take stock of the many political, social and economic flashpoints currently occurring around the globe. He assesses the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, pans the management of the US economy that has seen inflation soar, and unpacks his most recent book, ‘The Dying Citizen’, arguing that identity politics, big government, open borders and internationalism, among other factors, are eroding American citizenship and security.
Victor Davis Hanson is an American classicist, military historian, columnist, and farmer. He has been a commentator on contemporary politics for the National Review and The Washington Times and is currently the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
In addition to writing hundreds of articles, book reviews and newspaper editorials, Hanson is also the author of twenty-four books and hosts a regular podcast series, ‘The Victor Davis Hanson Show’. Hanson was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2007 by President George W. Bush, and was a presidential appointee in 2007-08 on the American Battle Monuments Commission. His latest book, The Dying Citizen, was published in October 2021.Victor Davis Hanson | War in Ukraine – YouTube