Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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November 22, 2016
"We have paid attention to ideas of identity rather than arguments of class."
October 6, 2016
Can a secret still be a secret if everybody knows about it?Top brass US intelligence officials, including former NSA director General Michael Hayden, seem to...|
September 29, 2016
‘Secular Rapture’: Trump and the American Dispossessed
Working-class whites are now the reigning champs of pessimism in America. No other group of working-class Americans — Black, Hispanic, or Asian — holds a more...|
September 15, 2016
What Would Keynes Do?
This election has been about everything but the economy, stupid (according to John Harwood of The New York Times). Americans are split right down the...|
September 8, 2016
Election 2016: Unreality T.V.
Barack Obama has kept his distance from this campaign, but he did intervene last month to remind Americans that they’re not voting to give someone...|
July 28, 2016
Yanis Varoufakis’s Greek Tragedy
Before Brexit, of course, there was Grexit: the possibility, one year ago, that Greeks defying the will of E.U. bureaucrats bankers would fall right out of Europe.Yanis Varoufakis...|
June 30, 2016
The Great British Break-Off
This week, we’re catching up on the split heard round the world. People laughed at Tory historian Niall Ferguson for warning that Brexit—Britain’s proposed exit from Europe—would...|
June 22, 2016
Give ‘Em Hill?
When almost everyone you know is scared to death at the prospect of The Donald as The President, it can feel like we’re barely thinking...|
April 22, 2016
Our Borders, Our Selves
What makes a border in 2016? And how is it, on an earth supposedly flattened by free markets and liberal values, that the walls around us seem higher than ever before?From the big-data...|
March 24, 2016
Pundits from Glenn Beck to Roger Cohen and Chris Hedges have one other discouraged democracy on their minds this election year.They’re thinking of the German government that rose as a fresh democracy in 1919...|
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