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
Liberalism and the Universality Trap
Liberalism and the Universality Trap The ideals that make liberal society great also make it vulnerable.
April 21, 2022
Ukraine’s Interests Are Not Our Own
Ukraine’s Interests Are Not Our Own That’s why we should help them try to win their war, even if it’s a long shot.
April 18, 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
The End of History Dies Hard in Berlin
The End of History Dies Hard in Berlin Are Germans still too optimistic about the future, despite everything?
April 08, 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