As we approach the first anniversary of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, it’s worth distinguishing two different questions. The first is about 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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If you followed the US media’s coverage of Joe Biden’s trip to Saudi Arabia, you might think the most consequential decision he faced was whether to…
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This week we’re meeting at our usual time, Friday at Noon ET. We’ll be joined by New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie, who has been doing a remarkable…
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We’ve learned some hard truths recently. One of them is about Joe Biden: He’s not up to this moment. It’s now painfully clear that defending voting…
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This week we’re meeting at our usual time, Friday at Noon ET. We’ll be joined by Basel Adra, an activist and journalist from Masafer Yatta, the cluster…
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