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Nov 11, 2019

Interview: MATTHEW BERKMAN. The ways in which Facebook pollutes public discourse are inherent and inescapable features of its business model, argues SIVA VAIDHYANATHAN, author of Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy. In his discussion with political scientist and Mitchell Center...


Oct 25, 2019

Interview: MATTHEW BERKMAN. Since its beginnings after the Revolutionary War, refugee policy has helped establish the contours of the U.S. nation-state, argues EVAN TAPARATA, the 2018-2020 Mitchell Center JMC Postdoctoral Fellow (a fellowship supported by the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding...


Oct 16, 2019

Interviewer: MATTHEW BERKMAN. The United States, and Western democracies more generally, currently view Russia through the lens of their own internal crises, argues MARLENE LARUELLE, expert on Russian politics and author of Understanding Russia: The Challenges of Transformation. In her discussion with political...


May 20, 2019

Interviewer: MATTHEW BERKMAN. Since the Voting Rights Act of 1965, many have celebrated the expansion of voting rights to more Americans. Journalist ARI BERMAN (Mother Jones) has focused his reporting on areas where disenfranchisement not only endures, but has actually gotten worse in recent elections. In his...