Damir Marusic
Damir Marusic
Sailor. Swearer. Contrarian. Working on a book, and overdue on some essays.
Open Thread: Good Immigrants
Open Thread: Good Immigrants Should we insist that new arrivals to the West embrace liberal values?
September 29, 2022
Putin, the Idealist
Putin, the Idealist The Russian president was once thought to be cold and calculating. Then he started believing in things.
September 26, 2022
Where Does the Desire to Kill Come From?
Where Does the Desire to Kill Come From? Shadi and Damir debate Russian brinkmanship, Iranian protests, and whether dictatorships are getting better and crushing dissent.
September 26, 2022
Where Does the Desire to Kill Come From?
Where Does the Desire to Kill Come From? Shadi and Damir debate Russian brinkmanship, Iranian protests, and whether dictatorships are getting better and crushing dissent.
September 26, 2022
The Rise and Fall of the Swedish Model
The Rise and Fall of the Swedish Model The question in Sweden—as everywhere—is where to draw the limits of tolerance.
September 26, 2022
Do We Get the Dictators We Want?
Do We Get the Dictators We Want? Damir reports back from the Balkans, and Shadi reacts to the news from across the pond.
September 17, 2022
Dogs, Rights, and Monarchs
Dogs, Rights, and Monarchs Do dogs have souls? Should creationists teach in science departments? And how important was the queen?
September 17, 2022
The Problem With Dogs, Dating, Rights, and Monarchs
The Problem With Dogs, Dating, Rights, and Monarchs Shadi and Damir offer up one of their most distinctive episodes yet. Warning: Includes controversial claims about dogs.
September 17, 2022
Protecting Democracy from Semi-Fascism
Protecting Democracy from Semi-Fascism And from Shadi Hamid.
September 05, 2022
Is Christianity Opposed to Liberalism?
Is Christianity Opposed to Liberalism? The Crowd records a crossover podcast with our friends at Plough—on postliberalism, Christianity, and the common good.
September 02, 2022