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Overview

On the episode of Acton Line, Andrew Klavan, award winning novelist, screenwriter, and regular host at the Daily Wire, joins the show to talk about the new Netflix documentary, "Knock Down the House." The new political documentary follows four far left-leaning women during their run for congress in 2018, eventually leading up to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's congressional win. Klavan explains the ideas under girding the movie and why he defines it as propaganda. After that, Acton's co-founder and president, Rev. Robert Sirico, addresses religion on the left and lays out the connections between religion and liberty.


Check out additional resources for this podcast:

Read more from Andrew Klavan at the Daily Wire

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Watch: Andrew Klavan: "Ocasio Is A Dangerous Ignoramus"

Netflix’s ‘Knock Down The House’ Is A Campaign Contribution To Ocasio-Cortez

Leszek Kolakowski & the anatomy of totalitarianism

How to break the Republican lock on God 

Christians, Capitalism, and Culture: A Response to David Bentley Hart

David Bentley Hart’s sophomoric defense of socialism

The Socialist Bizarro World of David Bentley Hart

Times Apologizes for Publishing Anti-Semitic Cartoon

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Featured image credit: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after winning her primary election, still from the 2019 Netflix documentary "Knock Down the House." © Netflix / courtesy Everett Collection.