9 October 2015


Commander in Chief speaks to the troops in Afghanistan

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Foreign Entanglements

The problem with the EU’s immigration “burden-sharing”

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Robert Farley and Nick Clark discuss the European Union’s institutional frameworks for dealing with asylum-seekers from Syria and other crisis-stricken areas.


Why Rubio is immune to Trump’s trolling

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Matt Lewis explains why Rubio’s childlike, “bad boy” quality leaves him unscathed by attacks from The Donald.

The Glenn Show

What to tell your kids about race

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book, Between the World and Me. Plus: TNC’s gloomy view of race relations.

Washington Monthly

Political scientists are in deep denial

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Paul Glastris, Ed Kilgore and Martin Longman discuss why we’re on unprecedented turf when it comes to the 2016 elections. Plus: Do we need a mass movement on gun control?


Mapping your thoughts

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Jonathan Phillips and Steven Frankland discuss the brain’s ability to generate infinite ideas from reusable parts.

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