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Funny, uplifting and mercifully short. Don Morrison is an author ("The Death of French Culture," "How Obama Lost America," professor (Tsinghua University in Beijing, Sciences Po in Paris), and former editor at Time Magazine (New York, Hong Kong and London). His articles have appeared in Time, the New York Times, the Financial Times, Smithsonian, Le Monde, Le Point, Liberation and other leading publications. He is the European editor of Britain's PORT Magazine, a commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio and a columnist for the Berkshire Eagle.

Funny, uplifting and mercifully short. Don Morrison is an author ("The Death of French Culture," "How Obama Lost America," professor (Tsinghua University in Beijing, Sciences Po in Paris), and former editor at Time Magazine (New York, Hong Kong and London). His articles have appeared in Time, the New York Times, the Financial Times, Smithsonian, Le Monde, Le Point, Liberation and other leading publications. He is the European editor of Britain's PORT Magazine, a commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio and a columnist for the Berkshire Eagle.
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Funny, uplifting and mercifully short. Don Morrison is an author ("The Death of French Culture," "How Obama Lost America," professor (Tsinghua University in Beijing, Sciences Po in Paris), and former editor at Time Magazine (New York, Hong Kong and London). His articles have appeared in Time, the New York Times, the Financial Times, Smithsonian, Le Monde, Le Point, Liberation and other leading publications. He is the European editor of Britain's PORT Magazine, a commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio and a columnist for the Berkshire Eagle.

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Episodes

Smooted and Hawleyed

5/15/2019
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Those who ignore the lessons of history are condemned to suffer from the consequences of their tariffs

Duration:00:02:52

Thank You, Mr. Hooper

5/8/2019
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On the occasion of Sesame Streets 50th birthday my brush with a forgotten hero of American theater

Duration:00:02:37

Good People on Both Sides

4/30/2019
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The New York Times apologizes for a cartoon and yet another synagogue is attacked Is there a theme here

Duration:00:02:45

Showdown in Aisle 6

4/23/2019
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After years of setbacks American workers are getting fed up and striking while the ire is hot

Duration:00:02:56

Acting Presidemential

4/12/2019
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Its normal for a guy pushing 73 to forget a word now and then But Trump is showing signs of more serious cognitive decline perhaps even Alzheimers Will he follow in Ronald Reagans footsteps

Duration:00:02:56

Culture to the Rescue

4/5/2019
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Culture is big business in the US but most cultural products are made in Los Angeles and New York Its time for smaller cities and towns to get in on the act

Duration:00:02:46

102 Shades of Collusion

3/29/2019
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In case somebody says the Mueller report found the Trump campaign innocent of Russian collusion here are 102 reasons thats wrong

Duration:00:02:56

Courage of the Turtle

3/22/2019
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A reptilian reminiscence of two heroes two lakes a grateful nation and a slandering president

Duration:00:02:46

Nice Language

2/25/2019
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A presidents words carry weight deserve attention and have serious sometimes devastating consequences

Duration:00:02:47

Life Under the Emergency

2/18/2019
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As our President struggles to deal with that crisis on the southern border one citizen ie me prepares for the worst

Duration:00:02:29

The New Nationalism

2/11/2019
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Our president says hes a nationalist What exactly does that mean The answer may trouble you

Duration:00:02:58

The New War on Wealth

2/2/2019
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Alexandria OcasioCortez wants a 70 tax on incomes above 10 million Elizabeth Warren wants a new tax on wealth Bernie Sanders wants to raise the estate tax And Americans seem to like those plans Why Because they think the tax system favors the rich And it does

Duration:00:03:06

A President and a Spy

1/15/2019
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Spy thrillers may not be for everyone but the genre is getting a shot in the arm thanks to Trump and the Russians

Duration:00:03:02

The Walls Come Tumblin' Down

1/7/2019
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As the stalemate over a southern border wall drags on we should look to history and the Bible for guidance

Duration:00:02:53

Is Santa Claus Real?

12/16/2018
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Granddautgher coming for Chrtistmas Worried shell ask that existential question So I found an answer for kids of all ages

Duration:00:03:01

A Dumpster Christmas

12/4/2018
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Its the most wonderful time of the year but my first Christmas as a husband was the worst All my fault In the great debate over real tree vs artificial I made the wrong choice

Duration:00:02:49

Down for the Count

11/19/2018
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In an uncharacteristic outburst of civicmindedness I volunteered to help recount ballots from the midterm elections in Florida Complications ensued

Duration:00:02:51

Knocking on Doors

11/8/2018
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Before the midterm elections fade into history here are some lessons from the campaign trail about the state of America today

Duration:00:02:48

The Burden of Hatred

10/31/2018
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After a plague of deadly hate crimes Trump get blamed blames his blamers and calls for unity Meanwhile Americans grow weary of hate

Duration:00:02:51

First, They Came for the Vote

10/16/2018
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With crucial midterm elections approaching our right to vote is under threat from a party that thinks voting should be difficult

Duration:00:02:52