New Yorker: Comment Podcast
So Long Times Square01/26/15
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.
Behind the Wall
Listen to “Behind the Wall,” Amy Davidson’s Comment about the Berlin Wall, twenty-five years later.
Voting by Numbers
Listen to “Voting by Numbers,” Jelani Cobb’s Comment about why our government doesn’t look like the people it’s supposed to represent.
The Fear Factor
Listen to “The Fear Equation,” Michael Specter’s Comment about the global response to Ebola.
The Party and the People
Listen to “The Party and the People,” Evan Osnos’s Comment about Hong Kong’s new generation of activists.
Matters of Privacy
Listen to “Matters of Privacy,” Margaret Talbot’s Comment about Mark Fuller, domestic violence, and privacy.
Listen to “Beleaguered League,” Ben McGrath’s Comment about the National Football League and the sport’s culture of sanctioned violence.
Listen to “World-Weary,” David Remnick’s Comment about President Obama’s foreign-policy vision.
In Search of a Strategy
Listen to “In Search of a Strategy,” Steve Coll’s Comment about President Obama’s ISIS dilemma.
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