Daily thoughtful conversation about the latest news and politics.

  • Can The Government Guarentee Jobs for All?

    Jul 3, 2020
    During the pandemic, unemployment is top of mind. But it won't go away when we get control over the virus. Our guest wrote about a "vaccine" for unemployment: a federal jobs guarentee.
  • COVID in July: Kindling or Embers?

    Jul 2, 2020
    As we go into the July 4th weekend, we're seeing COVID-19 cases take a dramatic rise across the country. Did we declare independence from the virus too soon?
  • Raising the 'Trayvon Generation' of Black Boys

    Jun 30, 2020
    A generation of Black children has been raised on videos of violence against those who look like them, committed by police. How can we help them make sense of these traumatic images?
  • Racist People vs Racist Systems

    Jun 29, 2020
    A moment at last week's Senate Judiciary Hearing on policing reform underscored a persistent and common misunderstanding about the difference between personal and systemic racism. 
  • Which Country Gets an 'A' in Healthcare

    Jun 25, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has put healthcare systems around the world under close scrutiny. Today, we discuss what works, what doesn't, and where there's room for improvement.
  • Fauci on Florida, the Media and More

    Jun 23, 2020
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top medical expert in the federal response to this pandemic, on the role of the media, the upticks in Florida and other places, other pandemic updates.