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Moment of Truth is the official podcast of American Moment, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit that seeks to identify, educate, and credential the young Americans who will implement public policy that supports strong fam
Latest Episode10/3/2022

Our Fake Economy (feat. Julius Krein)

Season 2, Ep. 78
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Julius Krein, a former investment banker, DOD contractor, and now Editor of American Affairs Journal, to discuss the various problems with America's political economy, what both Democrats and Republicans are doing about it, and why the Federal Reserve is stuck between a rock and a hard place as it seeks to prop up the US economy, yet again.Julius Krein is the editor of American Affairs, a quarterly journal of policy and political-economy that delves into the deeper sociopolitical, cultural, and economic issues facing America and other Western countries. He previously worked as an investment banker and did contract work for the U.S. Department of Defense. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and other publications.Learn more about Julius Krein's work:https://americanaffairsjournal.orghttps://www.amacad.org/person/julius-krein––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775BitChute – https://www.bitchute.com/channel/Xr42d9swu7O9/Gab – https://gab.com/AmMomentOrgCheck out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Get our Cancelproof RSS – https://feeds.acast.com/public/shows/moment-of-truthACast – https://shows.acast.com/moment-of-truthApple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
10/3/2022

Our Fake Economy (feat. Julius Krein)

Season 2, Ep. 78
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Julius Krein, a former investment banker, DOD contractor, and now Editor of American Affairs Journal, to discuss the various problems with America's political economy, what both Democrats and Republicans are doing about it, and why the Federal Reserve is stuck between a rock and a hard place as it seeks to prop up the US economy, yet again.Julius Krein is the editor of American Affairs, a quarterly journal of policy and political-economy that delves into the deeper sociopolitical, cultural, and economic issues facing America and other Western countries. He previously worked as an investment banker and did contract work for the U.S. Department of Defense. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and other publications.Learn more about Julius Krein's work:https://americanaffairsjournal.orghttps://www.amacad.org/person/julius-krein––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775BitChute – https://www.bitchute.com/channel/Xr42d9swu7O9/Gab – https://gab.com/AmMomentOrgCheck out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Get our Cancelproof RSS – https://feeds.acast.com/public/shows/moment-of-truthACast – https://shows.acast.com/moment-of-truthApple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
9/26/2022

The Institutions Deserved It (feat. Dr. Yuval Levin)

Season 2, Ep. 77
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Dr. Yuval Levin, the Director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and Founder of National Affairs, to discuss the various problems in American life, why the idlic view of 1950s and 60s America is a facade, how our various institutions from Congress to the military have declined, and what must be done to restore them and the nation.Yuval Levin is the director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he also holds the Beth and Ravenel Curry Chair in Public Policy. He is the founder and editor of National Affairs, a senior editor at The New Atlantis, a contributing editor at National Review, and a contributing opinion writer at The New York Times. He is the author of several books on political theory and public policy, most recently “A Time to Build: From Family and Community to Congress and the Campus, How Recommitting to Our Institutions Can Revive the American Dream” (Basic Books, 2020). He holds an MA and PhD from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.Learn more about Dr. Yuval Levin's work: https://www.aei.org/profile/yuval-levin/https://nationalaffairs.com/authors/detail/yuval-levin––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Get our Cancelproof RSS – https://feeds.acast.com/public/shows/moment-of-truthApple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
9/19/2022

Saving The American Family (feat. Patrick T. Brown)

Season 2, Ep. 76
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Nick sits down with Patrick T. Brown, a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, to unpack why Americans are not getting married, why they are not having kids, and what can be done to remove the economic obstacles to big and healthy American families because the the cornerstone of a flourishing society is the family.Patrick T. Brown is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where his work focuses on developing a robust pro-family economic agenda and supporting families as the cornerstone of a healthy and flourishing society. His writing has been published in The New York Times, National Review, Politico, The Washington Post, and USA Today, and he has spoken on college campuses and Capitol Hill on topics from welfare reform to child care and education policy. He has published reports on paid leave and family policy with the Institute for Family Studies, and edited an essay series featuring working-class voices for American Compass. He is an advisory board member of Humanity Forward and the Center on Child and Family Policy.Learn more about Patrick T. Brown's work:https://eppc.org/author/patrick_brown/https://twitter.com/ptbwrites––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
9/12/2022

Everything Under the Sun–Social Conservatism After Dobbs (feat. Ryan T. Anderson)

Season 2, Ep. 75
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Ryan T. Anderson, President of the Ethics & Public Policy Center and Founding Editor of Public Discourse, to discuss the aftermath of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, what the future holds for social conservatism's fight for life on the state and federal levels, and some updates on his family farm.Ryan T. Anderson is President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Founding Editor of Public Discourse. He is the author of "When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment" and "Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom." He is the co-author of "What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense" and "Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination," and the co-editor of "A Liberalism Safe for Catholicism? Perspectives from 'The Review of Politics.'"Anderson’s research has been cited by two U.S. Supreme Court justices, Justice Samuel Alito and Justice Clarence Thomas, in two Supreme Court cases. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, and he received his doctoral degree in political philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. His dissertation was titled: “Neither Liberal Nor Libertarian: A Natural Law Approach to Social Justice and Economic Rights.”Learn more about Ryan T. Anderson's work:https://eppc.org/about/https://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/author/randerso/––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
9/5/2022

NATO Delenda Est (feat. Dr. Sumantra Maitra)

Season 2, Ep. 74
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Dr. Sumantra Maitra, a National Security Fellow at the Center for the National Interest, elected Associate Fellow at the Royal Historical Society, UK and senior contributor to The Federalist, to discuss China as a great rival power to the United States, the Ukrainian War and potential for expanded conflict with Russia, and whether NATO truly reflects the American national interest.Sumantra Maitra is a National Security Fellow at the Center for the National Interest. He is also a non-resident fellow at the James G Martin Center and an elected Associate Fellow at the Royal Historical Society, UK. Dr. Maitra is a senior contributor to The Federalist and The National Interest. Maitra holds an MA with distinction grade from SMU, India; as well as a Master of International Studies from the University of Otago, New Zealand, with distinctions in International Politics, and Global Trade, where he was awarded a Coursework Masters scholarship. He completed his PhD in International Relations at the University of Nottingham, UK, with a Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship in Research Excellence. His expertise is in great power politics, political theory, cultural dynamics shaping foreign policy, realism, conservatism, reactionary social trends, grand-strategy, and naval strategy.Learn more about Sumantra Maitra's work:https://cftni.org/expert/sumantra-maitra/https://twitter.com/MrMaitra––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
8/29/2022

The BLM Riots — Two Years Later (feat. Julio Rosas)

Season 2, Ep. 73
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Julio Rosas, a U.S. Marine, Senior Writer for Townhall, and author of "Fiery But Mostly Peaceful: The 2020 Riots and the Gaslighting of America," to discuss his eyewitness accounts of Black Lives Matter and Antifa protests in Charlottesville, Minneapolis, and Kenosha, consequences of defunding the police, plus a detailed account of the Kyle Rittenhouse shooting and whether or not riot season will be back in 2024.Julio Rosas is the Senior Writer for Townhall. He previously worked at Washington Examiner, Mediaite, and Independent Journal Review. He recently completed serving in the Marine Corps Reserves. Rosas was on the ground and at the center of the country’s most severe riots, which resulted in his reporting gaining national attention. His reporting has appeared at, among other outlets, Fox News, Daily Caller, Blaze, New York Post, New York Times, Washington Post, ABC News, and Newsweek.Learn more about Julio Rosas's work:https://www.juliorosas.com/https://townhall.com/tipsheet/juliorosas/https://twitter.com/Julio_Rosas11––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Get our Cancelproof RSS – https://feeds.acast.com/public/shows/moment-of-truthACast – https://shows.acast.com/moment-of-truthApple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
8/22/2022

Will Great Powers War Once More? (feat. Elbridge Colby)

Season 2, Ep. 72
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Elbridge Colby, Co-Founder and Principal of The Marathon Initiative and author of "The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict." They discuss American foreign policy debacles in Iraq and Afghanistan, the current war in Ukraine, and economic and military conflicts with Russia, Iran, and China. Colby also unpacks reasons the U.S. should defend Taiwan in the event of an invasion by China.Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition. He is the author of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict (Yale University Press), which The Wall Street Journal selected as one of the top ten books of 2021. Previously, Colby was from 2018-2019 the Director of the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, where he led the Center’s work on defense issues. Colby is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.Learn more about Elbridge Colby's work:https://www.themarathoninitiative.org/elbridge-colby/––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Get our Cancelproof RSS – https://feeds.acast.com/public/shows/moment-of-truthACast – https://shows.acast.com/moment-of-truthApple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj