Shadi Hamid
Shadi Hamid
A senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a contributing writer at The Atlantic, and the author of "Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World."
France Has a Problem
France Has a Problem Berlin-based journalist Elisabeth Zerofsky joins us to discuss the growing sense of crisis in France and Germany.
April 22, 2022
Is Germany the Sick Man of Europe?
Is Germany the Sick Man of Europe? In Part 2 of our conversation with Elizabeth Zerofsky, we debate Merkel's legacy. And it's a bit damning.
April 22, 2022
Is Liberalism Coming Alive?
Is Liberalism Coming Alive? As Angela Merkel might say, there is no alternative—yet.
April 16, 2022
Moral Exceptionalism—and Its Pitfalls
Moral Exceptionalism—and Its Pitfalls Is America "better"? It depends on your perspective.
April 16, 2022
Does Free Will Exist?
Does Free Will Exist? Shadi and Damir's different starting premises fuel their disagreement about freedom. Also, are Americans destined to be moral?
April 14, 2022
Is There Such Thing as the Common Good?
Is There Such Thing as the Common Good? Truth is real, but it's not real for everyone.
April 11, 2022
Our Twisted Sexual Culture
Our Twisted Sexual Culture Washington Post columnist Christine Emba joins us to talk about sex—and how to rethink it.
April 05, 2022
What Might New Sex Norms Look Like?
What Might New Sex Norms Look Like? In the age of incels and hookup culture gone awry, it may be time for a sex reset.
April 05, 2022
Are Russians to Blame for Putin?
Are Russians to Blame for Putin? Shadi and Damir disagree on the distinction between nasty regimes and the people they represent. Also: A guess at what could’ve been with a President McCain.
March 31, 2022
Our Goldfish Brains
Our Goldfish Brains Can Americans be serious about values in the age of Netflix and Twitter?
March 29, 2022