Posted:Mar 15, 2009
- UN Dispatch piece on “deadbeat”
- Mark’s piece on women in parliaments
- UN’s Ban on Capitol Hill Grilled about Reform, Praised as Hardworking, Darfur Raised
- U.S. “Deadbeat-Gate” Draws Midnight Clarification from UN’s Ban Ki-moon: He Said It, But…
- On Sri Lanka, IMF Says Its Pending Loan Would “Support Government Goals”
- In Sri Lanka, UN Still Withholds Casualty Numbers, Funds Detention Camps
- In Darfur, UN Considers Hiring Workers of Expelled NGOs, But Will More Be Thrown Out?
- In UN Council, March Agenda Omits Sri Lanka, UK Did Not Even Request, Libya Implies
- At UN, BASF Dodges W. Sahara Phosphorus Fall-Out, Global Compact’s PetroChina Denial
- On Sri Lanka, UN Meeting Called One-Off, UK Makes No Proposals, Holmes Differs from Ban
UN Plaza | Mar 15, 2009 | Mark Leon Goldberg & Matthew Lee
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy critique a viral video that says the phrase “you guys” is sexist and exclusionary.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright speaks with Eric Kaufmann, author of the new book Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities, about what kind of national identity Americans should embrace.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Trump’s changing positions on the Iran nuclear deal from the 2016 campaign to the present.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter cast a critical eye on the popular New York Times Magazine project that reconsiders the history of American slavery.
Daniel Bessner and Eli Lake debate whether the NYT columnist was treated unfairly during the Twitter brouhaha.
The Glenn Show
Loury, in a conversation with Robert Wright, discusses the issues that pushed him back toward conservatism in recent years.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the political difficulties of finding consensus on fighting climate change.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Joanna Mang, who wrote recently about the feminist blog Shakesville and its commenters, about what we think we’re doing when we argue online.