Individual Responsibility Versus Systemic Racism If the "system" is rotten, then what hope do mere individuals have?
Does Free Will Exist? Shadi and Damir's different starting premises fuel their disagreement about freedom. Also, are Americans destined to be moral?
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.
Was George W. Bush a Good Man? The Iraq War was bad, but it wasn’t necessarily nefarious. Also: Shadi and Damir are at odds again over the very notion of “justice.”
To Pivot or Not to Pivot? Shadi and Damir debate the "ought" and "is" of foreign policy. Also: do Americans care about democracy promotion?
Questions From the Crowd: Inaugural Edition Septuagenarian politics, soft power, and Belarussian scandals.