New Yorker: Comment Podcast
The Case for Negotiating with Iran03/30/15
Listen to "The Case for Negotiating with Iran," Steve Coll's comment why Obama is right to chose the risks of nuclear diplomacy over yet more war.
Netanyahu Plays the Race Card
Listen to "Netanyahu Plays the Race Card," David Remnick's comment on how the Israeli Prime Minister has adopted Richard Nixon's Southern strategy.
Questions for Hillary Clinton
Listen to "Questions for Hillary Clinton," David Remnick's comment on what the potential candidate should shave been talking about last week.
The Iran Countdown
Listen to "The Iran Countdown," Amy Davidson's comment on Benjamin Netanyahu and why the Iran deal is worth it.
A Cynical Challenge to the A.C.A.
Listen to "A Cynical Challenge to the A.C.A.," Jeffrey Toobin's comment on how the health-care case before the Court is small in every way - except in the stakes riding on it's outcome.
No More Late Nights
Listen to No More Late Nights, Emily Nussbaums comment on how Jon Stewart became not merely a scourge of phonies but the nations fact checker.
The Politics of Measles
Listen to The Politics of Measles, Margaret Talbots Comment on vaccines and the law.
God and the G.O.P.
Listen to Amy Davidsons comment on Mitt Romney, Pope Francis, Republicans, and what religion means for 2016.
So Long Times Square
Listen to Nick Paumgartens comment about The New Yorkers move to 1 World Trade Center.
Our Enduring Contradiction
Listen to Out Enduring Contradictions, Jelani Cobbs Comment in this weeks New Yorker
Listen to “Satire Lives,” Adam Gopnik’s Comment about the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo.
The Fire This Time
Listen to “The Fire This Time,” David Remnick’s Comment about the relationship between New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, and the N.Y.P.D.
Listen to “Southern Honeymoon,” Amy Davidson’s Comment about whether same-sex marriage will conquer the Deep South.
Torture and the Truth
Listen to “Torture and the Truth,” Jane Mayer’s Comment about the Senate Select Intelligence Committee report on the C.I.A.’s interrogation-and-detention program, and whether it will lead to lasting reform.
Listen to “Safer Streets,” Amy Davidson’s Comment about why, when crime in New York peaked in 1990, the police are still treating so many people like criminals.
Crimes and Commissions
Listen to “Crimes and Commissions,” Jelani Cobb’s Comment about how African-Americans are hemmed in between the dangers of crime and the perils of policing.
Havel in Jerusalem
Listen to “Havel in Jerusalem,” David Remnick’s Comment about how the moral imagination that the Czech leader displayed is, globally, in short supply.
The Harder Part
Listen to “The Harder Part,” George Packer’s Comment about how the Republicans need to show that they can govern.
Two More Years
Listen to “Two More Years,” Steve Coll’s Comment about President Obama’s agenda after the midterm elections.
Listen to “Midterm Anxieties,” Margaret Talbot’s Comment on how to scare people into voting for you.
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