Fresh audio product

Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): July 16, 2020 Claire Potter, author of Political Junkies, on how our politics got so divided • Sonia Shah, author of this article, thinks about the pandemic in more than biomedical terms

Fresh audio product

Just added to my radio archive: February 16, 2017 Sean Guillory (author of this) on the rich history of Western Russophobia • Larry Bartels, co-author of Democracy for Realists, on the prospects for democracy with a detached, ill-informed electorate

Susie Bright & me, tonight

I’ll be interviewing Susie Bright about sex, politics, and memory, to celebrate the publication of her book, Big Sex, Little Death. Tonight at 7, at the Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway (at 12th St.), Manhattan. The Strand event page: Strand Books.


Greenberg Quinlan Rosner—a Dem polling firm run by a former Marxist, so it always asks good questions with a strong class angle—reports that public perceptions of the U.S. economy are improving significantly, but with no political impact yet: