Apr 3, 2020 • 1HR 5M

Episode 14: The Dangerous Temptation of Ideals and Anti-Politics

Open in playerListen on);

Appears in this episode

Wisdom of Crowds
Agreement is nice. Disagreement is better.
Episode details

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