On this episode of the First Things Podcast:
Editor Rusty Reno talks with associate editor Julia Yost about the life, death, and meaning of Fidel Castro.
15:16 The past and future of Cuban-American relations
Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year for 2016 is “post-truth.” Senior editor Mark Bauerlein joins Rusty and Julia to discuss the wisdom and significance of this pick.
19:39 “Post-truth” as Word of the Year—yay or nay?
27:05 Post-truth politics as populist politics
37:35 Reality’s well-known liberal bias
42:13 The evolution of English: descriptivism vs. prescriptivism (a.k.a. fun with etymologies)