February 15, 2024

The Rebel’s Clinic

Frantz Fanon is our interest in this podcast. The man had charisma across the board in a short life and a long afterlife. A black...| More
February 1, 2024

Algorithmic Anxiety

The question is how digital tech picks and chooses the content that comes to your phones and your brain, or, as Kyle Chayka puts it...| More
January 18, 2024

The Humbling of Harvard

Oldest and far the richest among American universities, Harvard is the apex, in some sense, of American intellectualism, and it will be a long time...| More
January 4, 2024

The Most Secret Memory of Men

The only way into this podcast is a long leap headfirst into postcolonial French fiction, of all things, and a novel titled The Most Secret...| More
December 20, 2023

The Revolutionary

On the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, we’re face to face, almost, with an American political type that’s gone missing in our third...| More
December 7, 2023

Israel and Palestine Across History

With the historian John Judis we are looking for a longer timeline in the crisis of Gaza, Israel, Palestine. It has been, in fact, a...| More
November 22, 2023

Time’s Echo

The question that resurfaces in a time of horror may be what remains when memory is wiped out, when the unspeakable is left unspoken, in...| More
November 9, 2023

Chas Freeman on a Kaleidoscopic Turn

Just a month into the ferociously brutal and reckless war in Israel-Palestine, on what feels like a hinge of history—outcomes wildly uncertain—our refuge is Chas...| More
November 2, 2023

Upended Assumptions

In this podcast, two old friends in and out of journalism talk about the Middle East war, which comes to feel more like a contest...| More
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