As we approach the first anniversary of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, it’s worth distinguishing two different questions. The first is about the wisdom of America’s exit. Did the Biden administration leave at the right time and in the right way? That’s open to debate. The…
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This week we’re meeting at a special time, Friday at 11 AM ET, not Noon. Our guest—rescheduled from a couple of weeks ago—will be Yale sociologist…
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In a little less than a month, the roughly 160,000 members of Britain’s Tory Party will choose a new leader to replace Boris Johnson. Since the Tories…
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This week we’re meeting at our usual time, Friday at Noon ET. We’ll be joined by Pratap Mehta, a professor at Princeton and former president of the…
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In his 2004 film, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” Michael Moore toured the Capitol asking members of Congress to enlist their children to fight in Iraq. It was a…
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There’s been a change. On Monday I said our guest this Friday would be Yale sociologist Philip Gorski talking about Christian nationalism. But today I…
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I’m on vacation so not writing a full newsletter this week. But there’s a Zoom call this coming Friday, at our usual time. Our guest will be Yale…
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This week we’re meeting at our usual time, Friday at Noon ET. We’ll be joined by Northwestern University Israel Studies Professor Sara Yael Hirschhorn…
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