New Yorker: The Political Scene
What Does Putin Want?10/01/15
Joshua Yaffa, speaking from Moscow, joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the Russian President’s ambitions in Syria and the world.
The Legacy of Lockerbie
In December, 1988, a bomb blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Scotland. In this week’s issue of The New Yorker, Patrick Radden Keefe profiles Ken Dornstein, whose brother was on board, and whose decades-long investigation into the attack hasturned up...
The Ghost of Ronald Reagan
Eleven Republican Presidential candidates gathered last night for the second G.O.P.debate. Hendrik Hertzberg and Evan Osnos join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the debate and the troubles inside the party.
Last week, images appeared of a dead toddler from Syria, washed up on a Turkish beach, which catalyzed responses in Europe and the U.S. to the mounting migrant crisis. As of last year, sixty million people worldwide were living as refugees, an...
The Economic Forecast
John Cassidy and James Surowiecki join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the state of the economy.
Donald Trump is an extreme political outlier. Why, then, is he the front-runner for the Republican Presidential nomination? Evan Osnos and Dorothy Wickenden discuss the reasons behind his current appeal.
The Party Positions on Immigration
WithDonald Trump’s incendiary rhetoriconce again making immigration the central political issue of the day, we look back at ourcoveragefromthepastyear.
The Democratic Contenders
Amy Davidson and Margaret Talbot join Ryan Lizza to talk about Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and the emerging Democratic primary field.
The Republican Debate
John Cassidy and Evan Osnos join Amelia Lester to talk about last night's Republican debate, who landed the best punches, and how the Republican Party will look by the end of the primary.
The Abortion Debate
Eyal Press and Jeffrey Toobin join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the latest uproar over Planned Parenthood and the politics of abortion.
Ready or Not
Kathryn Schulz and John Seabrook join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the place of natural disasters in the American consciousness.
El Chapo’s Escape
Patrick Radden Keefe joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss El Chapo’s escape from a Mexican maximum-security prison, and the war on drugs.
The Iran Plan
Steve Coll and Robin Wright join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the implications of the nuclear talks with Iran.
The View from Charleston
Jelani Cobb and David Remnick join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the aftermath of the shootings atEmanuel A.M.E. Church and the conversation about race in America.
The War on Torture
Connie Bruck and Jane Mayer talk with Dorothy Wickenden about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report, and what it has revealed about U.S. policies, both domestic and foreign.
Adams, Harrison, Roosevelt, Bush. As another Bush prepares to enter the Presidential race, Hendrik Hertzberg and Ryan Lizza join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss dynasties in American politics and the role they’re likely to play in the 2016 election.
The U.S.A. Freedom Act
On Tuesday, BarackObama signed the U.S.A. Freedom Act into law, fundamentally changing the N.S.A.’s controversial policy on bulk data collection. Mattathias Schwartz and Amy Davidson join Amelia Lester to discuss the new law and what it means for U.S....
Race Relations in America
Jelani Cobband John Cassidyjoin Dorothy Wickenden to discuss race relations in the United States.
The Options and Obligations in the Fight against ISIS
Dexter FilkinsandNicholas Schmidlejoin Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the options and obligations in the fight against ISIS.
Podcast: Drilling in the Arctic
Elizabeth Kolbert and Ryan Lizza join Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the potential environmental and political impacts of drilling for oil in the Arctic.
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