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Cold War, Détente, Neo-McCarthyism, and Donald Trump

Cold War, Détente, Neo-McCarthyism, and Donald Trump Cold War, Détente, Neo-McCarthyism, and Donald Trump

The missing pro-détente argument may now be provoked by Donald Trump but is being suppressed by McCarthy-like attacks on the improbable messenger.

Aug 3, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Stephen Cohen

Trump Wants to Stop the New Cold War, but Most of the American Media Just Doesn’t Understand Trump Wants to Stop the New Cold War, but Most of the American Media Just Doesn’t Understand

We should listen to what Trump says about Russia policy instead of Putin-baiting him.

Aug 2, 2016 / Video / Stephen F. Cohen

A Post-Convention Guide to Workplace Conversations

A Post-Convention Guide to Workplace Conversations A Post-Convention Guide to Workplace Conversations

How to talk to your coworkers who share different political views.

Jul 29, 2016 / Video / Khalid Rahmaan

Will Hillary’s Outreach to Bernie’s Supporters Work?

Will Hillary’s Outreach to Bernie’s Supporters Work? Will Hillary’s Outreach to Bernie’s Supporters Work?

John Nichols on Hillary in Philadelphia, D.D. Guttenplan on the Bernie movement, and Amy Wilentz on gender and politics.

Jul 29, 2016 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

McCarthy Hearing

Neo-McCarthyism and Olympic Politics as More Evidence of a New Cold War Neo-McCarthyism and Olympic Politics as More Evidence of a New Cold War

McCarthyism was a characteristic feature of the preceding Cold War, but now it is coming from liberals, even from the Clinton campaign.

Jul 27, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Melania Trump

Melania’s Law: What Can Go Wrong, Will Go Wrong Melania’s Law: What Can Go Wrong, Will Go Wrong

A humorous response to the RNC.

Jul 22, 2016 / Video / Khalid Rahmaan

Trump Convention

Can Trump Win? The Republicans After Cleveland Can Trump Win? The Republicans After Cleveland

John Nichols, D.D. Guttenplan, and George Zornick on the GOP convention, plus Amy Wilentz and Jon Wiener on Trump’s chances.

Jul 22, 2016 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

Gazan Man Holding Flag

The Real Reason Israel Attacks Gaza The Real Reason Israel Attacks Gaza

Gaza in Context argues that Israel’s repeated onslaughts are not aimed at Hamas or the coastal enclave. They’re aimed at Palestine.

Jul 20, 2016 / Video / Noura Erakat

Kerry, Lavrov, de Mistura at talks in Munich

The Friends and Foes of Détente With Russia The Friends and Foes of Détente With Russia

Events from Turkey, Washington, Moscow, and Syria to Cleveland affect the Obama-Putin attempted rapprochement.

Jul 20, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Wayne LaPierre, 2011 (Photograph by Gage Skidmore)

If Wayne LaPierre Held a Press Conference If Wayne LaPierre Held a Press Conference

Half-answers, typical rhetoric, and diversions.

Jul 15, 2016 / Video / Khalid Rahmaan

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