Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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March 16, 2017
Defining an ideology for the 21st century
March 9, 2017
It wasn’t a war of ideas that produced Donald Trump, but his election surprise has produced a war of ideas to define Trumpism. In our...|
March 2, 2017
The ICE age: ICE for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Federal agents that will swoop down if they think your citizenship is irregular. Suspense, surprise,...|
February 28, 2017
George Saunders in the Afterlife
The story master George Saunders is widely revered as the nicest guy in the writing game, but it’s sweeter and deeper than that. I met him...|
February 16, 2017
The Fog of Trump
Should Donald Trump have spelled it out that what he really had in mind for Washington was regime-change? The darkest truth about the squalling Trump...|
February 9, 2017
The battle over the travel ban echoes our history from the founding, slicing deep into the heart of American sympathies: Are refugees and migrants coming ashore...|
February 7, 2017
Stephen Kinzer: America’s Empire State of Mind
Why are we everywhere in the world, so often with guns drawn? The provocative reporter Stephen Kinzer has covered a number of our “regime-change” interventions...|
February 2, 2017
The Great Trump Debate: Pat Buchanan and...
On Super Bowl weekend, we’ve lined up a couple of hall of fame political players who run outside Establishment lines to help us watch the game...|
January 26, 2017
Just Say No!
Millions of people marched over the weekend, showing the outlines of a global, feminist, anti-racist, anti-Trump resistance… maybe. The question on our minds this week is whether...|
January 12, 2017
Silvio Berlusconi: The Godfather of Trumpismo
According to Henry Kissinger, “Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven’t seen.” Don’t tell that to the Italians. The parallels between Donald Trump...|
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For our podcast, George Scialabba is speaking about philosophy, life, and his decades-long bout with depression on the occasion of an article he wrote for The Baffler magazine, “The Endlessly Examined Life.” |
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