Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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July 28, 2016
"Dignity ... is the last resort of a battered people, the last asset that one will die in order to preserve."
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...|
March 17, 2016
Donald Trump Is Breaking News
This spring and summer, millions of Americans will go to the polls and vote. For most of us, our political participation begins and ends at the...|
March 10, 2016
Democracy’s Dark Side
This week, the third in a series on our democracy in 2016, we’re discussing what you can’t change with a vote — at least for now....|
March 3, 2016
2016: Protest Vote or Cry For Help?
Act One of the freaked-out 2016 campaign for president may be drawing to a close, with Clinton and Trump continually atop polls. So what have...|
February 25, 2016
Race and the Race for the White...
Is racial justice on the ballot in 2016? In the past year, Charleston, South Carolina, grieved twice. First, Walter Scott was shot in the back...|
February 18, 2016
Hacking The Constitution
The late justice Antonin Scalia boasted that his United States Constitution was definitively “dead.” But in a mixed-up political season, what if our founding document...|
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