Iran, Russia, China, and the Taliban
Middle East scholar and author Shay Khatiri breaks down the realpolitik of the emerging relationships between the Taliban, Iran, Russia, and China. Spoiler alert: The US plays no role.
The Direct Line From 9/11 to January 6th
Award-winning journalist Spencer Ackerman examines how 9/11 opened the door to America’s worst historical impulses and led directly to Donald Trump and January 6th.
Labor Day and the Changing Nature of Work
This Labor Day marks a fundamental shift in the nature of work. What’s the future for employers and employees?
Stop the World… So America Can Get On
Andrew Bacevich, a retired Army officer, professor, and author, argues that American foreign and military policy must adapt to a radically changed and morally pragmatic world.
Image Caption: The fall of Saigon, April 30, 1975 (inset). Americans and Afghan refugees leaving aboard a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA), Afghanistan, August 24, 2021. Photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy from Secretary of Defense PDF and © U.S. Air Force/ZUMA Press Wire Service/ZUMAPRESS.com
America Is No Longer a Serious Nation
A conversation with author, journalist, and professor Tom Nichols, who believes that the US has become a nation of adolescents and toddlers.
Photo credit: Rosa Pineda / Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) and Eran Kampf / Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Read More: https://whowhatwhy.org/podcast/america-is-no-longer-a-serious-nation
The News About the News
Harvard law professor Martha Minow on the state of the news business today, and why she thinks the government should play more of a role.
Street Corner News. Photo credit: Silecyra / Flickr (CC BY 2.0), https://www.flickr.com/photos/72999797@N03/6822063821
I s This Anyway to Vote?
Informative, fast moving and full of information that perhaps you didn’t know or never thought about. Timely and important at this time.
Insightful, topical and well done.
Food For Thought
Relevant and Intelligent.
I was taken off guard by, "Are we all cult members now?" So interesting.