In the third week of lockdown, Shadi and Damir talk about the Beatles versus the Stones, how the 1960s represent a kind of dangerous idealism grounded in universal values, and how there’s no escaping politics.
Reading List: “The Coronavirus Killed the Revolution,” by Shadi Hamid
“It’s imperative for the U.S. and China to work together on the coronavirus pandemic,” by Michael McFaul
Jennifer Rubin’s Political Mathematics
“National Identity is Made Up,” by Max Fisher and Amanda Taub