New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the state and federal response to Hurricane Ian and recent election victories by right-wing political parties across Europe.
T. S. Eliot’s masterpiece is a hundred years old, but it has never stopped sounding new. By Anthony Lane
After Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, ended a decades-long border conflict, he was heralded as a unifier. Now critics accuse him of tearing the country apart.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden’s rebuke of Russia and Putin at the U.N. and the state of Republican politics.
Italy heads to the polls – will the far-right come to power? Plus: the response in Ukraine to Russia’s mobilization, the latest technology news and Lisbon’s celebration of artisanal craftsmanship.
It will be richer, more powerful—and more volatile
It has a window of opportunity to push Russian forces back
Ukraine defiant: George Packer, Anne Applebaum, and Franklin Foer on democracy’s front lines. Plus the myopia generation, the Benin bronzes’ contested return, Ian McEwan’s anti-memoir, cursive’s demise, redshirting boys, John Roberts v. the Voting Rights Act, the GOP’s extremist history, and more.
Six months into Ukraine’s defiant stand against Russia’s invasion, The Atlantic is publishing a special cover package devoted to life in the country and the state of the war, with new, on-the-ground reporting by staff writers George Packer, Anne Applebaum, and Franklin Foer. Packer, Applebaum, and Foer are three of the most influential and established voices on the perils of war, authoritarian threats to democracy, and Ukrainian and Russian politics.
A lively new biography explores how the man once celebrated as “America’s mayor” fell into disgrace.
By Louis Menand
I was born with melodies in my head, and I was looking for a way to hear them in the world.