Tag Archives: Politics

News Analysis: Hurricane Ian, Right-Wing Politics

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.

Previews: The Economist Magazine – October 1, 2022

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How not to run a country

Liz Truss’s new government may already be dead in the water

Hurricane Ian pummels Florida

The Sunshine State has seen 40% of America’s hurricanes and a huge population boom

Ukraine War Analysis: Time Magazine – Oct 10, 2022

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Inside the Ukrainian Counterstrike That Turned the Tide of the War

What to Know About the Protests Over Mahsa Amini’s Death

Is the Crypto Community in Puerto Rico Helping or Hurting After Hurricane Fiona?

Republicans Reveal Immigration Agenda Ahead of Midterms

Previews: The New Yorker Magazine – October 3, 2022

Aaron Judge towers over the catcher and hits a baseball at a stadium.
By Françoise Mouly, Art by Mark Ulriksen


The New Yorker Magazine – October 3, 2022

The Shock and Aftershocks of “The Waste Land”

T. S. Eliot’s masterpiece is a hundred years old, but it has never stopped sounding new. By Anthony Lane

Did a Nobel Peace Laureate Stoke a Civil War?

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.

Analysis: Biden Rebukes Putin, Republican Politics

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.

News: Elections In Italy, Ukraine Reacts To Russia Mobilization, Lisbon Arts

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.

Previews: The Economist Magazine – Sept 24, 2022

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An energy crisis and geopolitics are creating a new-look Gulf

It will be richer, more powerful—and more volatile

Vladimir Putin vows to send more invaders. The West should arm Ukraine faster

It has a window of opportunity to push Russian forces back

Preview: The Atlantic Magazine – October 2022

The Atlantic October 2022 Issue:

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.

Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – Sept 26, 2022

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Victoria Tentler-Krylov’s “#fallstyle”

The artist discusses Charlotte Gainsbourg, Uggs, and finding inspiration on Instagram.

Was Rudy Giuliani Always So Awful?

A lively new biography explores how the man once celebrated as “America’s mayor” fell into disgrace.

By Louis Menand

From Boy to Bono

I was born with melodies in my head, and I was looking for a way to hear them in the world.

By Bono