In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman analyze the fallout from the historic failure of Silicon Valley Bank and deride a recent congressional hearing concerning the reporting of independent journalists Matt Taibbi and Michael Shellenberger on the Twitter Files.
0:52: Silicon Valley Bank collapse
26:30: President Joe Biden’s budget proposal
34:22: Weekly Listener Question
41:02: House Democrats vs. Twitter Files journalists
45:52: This week’s cultural recommendations
Mentioned in this podcast:
“How the Fed Broke Silicon Valley Bank,” by Joakim Book
“Everyone Is Learning the Wrong Lessons From the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse,” by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
“Biden’s Budget Will Raise Taxes Without Addressing the Federal Government’s Spending Problem,” by Eric Boehm
“Democrats Deride the Twitter Files Reporters as ‘So-Called Journalists’,” by Robby Soave
“Twitter Files: Employees Knew the Media’s Favorite Russian Bots List Was Fake,” by Robby Soave
“FTC Seeks Names of All Journalists With Whom Musk Shared Twitter Documents,” by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
“Oscar-Winning Everything Everywhere All At Once Celebrates Individualism, Free Will,” by Eric Boehm
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Audio production by Ian Keyser
Assistant production by Hunt Beaty
Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve