The New Yorker Politics And More
A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker’s executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
Clubhouse Opens a Window for Free Expression in Chinaon March 1, 2021 at 9:08 pm
Until recently, Chinese citizens could only speak privately about political taboos, such as the detention of Uighurs; suddenly, an app has offered them a chance to talk out loud and honestly.
Are There Politics on Mars?on February 25, 2021 at 9:00 pm
NASA has successfully landed the Perseverance rover, its most sophisticated attempt yet to discover the secrets of the Red Planet. But the U.S. faces competition as the world leader in space exploration.
Representative Jamie Raskin on Impeaching Donald Trump—Againon February 22, 2021 at 9:00 pm
The Maryland lawmaker took shelter during the January 6th insurrection and then led the impeachment that followed, all within weeks of losing his son.
How Did a Mob’s Attack on the Capitol Become Part of the Free-Speech Debate?on February 18, 2021 at 9:30 pm
Right-wing extremists, tech companies, and so-called cancel culture are reshaping the conversation about the First Amendment.
Facebook’s Supreme Courton February 15, 2021 at 11:00 am
Mark Zuckerberg has outsourced crucial decisions about free speech to a new body called the Oversight Board. In collaboration with Radiolab, we look at how and why it came to be.
Joe Biden’s Plan to Save the American Economyon February 11, 2021 at 9:30 pm
Could getting his $1.9 billion stimulus bill passed make Biden the next F.D.R.?
Trump Closed the U.S. to Asylum Seekers. Will Biden Reopen It?on February 8, 2021 at 9:00 pm
A family that was brutally victimized in Honduras was denied asylum in the United States because of the Trump Administration’s changes to immigration rules. Can that family find safety under Biden?
Will the Pandemic Be the End of Office Life as We Know It?on February 4, 2021 at 9:30 pm
Last March, millions of Americans began working from home full time. Will they ever go back to their offices?