Shadi thinks Damir is getting more worried about our institutions. Damir reveals the depths of his relentless fatalism. All because NPR thought it was a good idea to interview a radical apologist for rioting and looting.
"One Author's Controversial View: 'In Defense of Looting'," by Natalie Escobar (NPR)
"Between Orientalism and Postmodernism: The Changing Nature of Western Feminist Thought Towards the Middle East," by Shadi Hamid (Hawwa)
The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics, Mark Lilla (NYRBooks)
"The Free Floater," by John Gray (TNR)