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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

Requiem for a Whistleblower

11/6/2019
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How a 19th century French army officer exonerated a colleague framed for espionage and established forever the primacy of justice over politics and coverups

Duration:00:02:55

Getting Rid of the Mob

10/29/2019
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Sicily has had many occupiers Greeks Romans Normans Arabs but the most recent one has been all but overthrown Theres a lesson here for America

Duration:00:03:03

How to be a Dictator

10/13/2019
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Despots have a knack for staying on top A new book tells the secrets of their success It doesnt involve governing well

Duration:00:02:52

The Crowdstrike President

10/7/2019
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Trump says Ukraine stole Hillarys emails to frame Russia for election meddling Is he lying or just nuts

Duration:00:02:55

How to be a Man

9/25/2019
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Lost a friend recently Got me thinking about the nature of friendship and what it means to be a guy

Duration:00:02:47

Life in the Slow Lane

9/16/2019
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Im a slow driver So sue me But first here are some reasons you should be thanking and imitating my sluggish ways

Duration:00:02:48

The Plot Against America

8/29/2019
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A bunch of rich Americans organized a military coup to install a fascist regime in Washington Really

Duration:00:02:54

Lessons of Summer

8/21/2019
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I wanted my citybound grandson to experience nature He wanted to play video games We both learned something

Duration:00:02:53

Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein?

8/12/2019
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Many powerful people wanted him dead Including a mysterious blonde who showed up in my office

Duration:00:02:47

I Can't Breathe

7/29/2019
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Insulting a majorityblack city telling nonwhite members of Congress to go back where they came from clearing a cop who choked a black man to death Racism is suffocating us

Duration:00:02:51

Go Back Where You Came From

7/17/2019
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Trump goes full racist handing Democrats and America a rare opportunity

Duration:00:02:43

Don't Be Cruel

6/28/2019
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Almost with noticing America has become a paragon of cruelty Lets curb our selfrighteousness before it destroys the very idea of America

Duration:00:02:56

Advice for the War-lorn

6/18/2019
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Oh what a lovely war were heading toward in Iran Some advice on avoiding it

Duration:00:02:55

Dead Men Tell No Tales

6/4/2019
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A suspicious census question raises an intriguing question Instead of making it harder to vote what if Republicans made it easier to like them

Duration:00:02:48

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