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Dec 14, 2022

Mark Galeotti is one of the world's leading experts on Russia, transnational crime and military affairs.

He is the author of many books, including The Weaponisation of Everything, A Short History of Russia, and We Need to Talk About Putin.

His new book is Putin's Wars: From Chechnya to Ukraine.

Galeotti explains how...

Nov 24, 2022

On this special Thanksgiving Day installment of the podcast, Chauncey DeVega reflects on the deeper meaning of gratitude and thankfulness during these challenging and troubling times.

Chauncey also shares his recent essay on using gratitude and thankfulness as a type of energy and fuel in what will be a long struggle...

Nov 16, 2022

Jeff Sharlet is a journalist and bestselling author of The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power and C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy. His forthcoming book is The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War.

Sharlet reflects on the meaning of the 2022 midterms and how...

Nov 7, 2022

David Neiwert is an investigative journalist. He is the author of numerous books including Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of TrumpThe Eliminationists: How Hate Talk Radicalized the American Right, and Red Pill, Blue Pill: How to Counteract the Conspiracy Theories That Are Killing Us. His...

Oct 31, 2022

Baynard Woods is the author of the new book Inheritance: An Autobiography of Whiteness.

His essays and other writing have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and many other publications.

In this conversation, he reflects on the meaning of whiteness in American society and questions...