Susan Neiman, a philosopher who studies Germany’s confrontation with its Nazi past, examines how the United States can remember slavery and segregation.
Isaac ChotinerNew Interview: I talked to the philosopher Susan Neiman about her new book on how Germany has chosen to remember and confront its past, and what the German experience can teach the United States about how to confront the legacies of slavery & segregation.
The idea that the Chief Justice is dedicated to overturning Roe v. Wade seems fanciful in light of his latest opinion on abortion rights.
Isaac ChotinerExcellent piece from @JeffreyToobin on John Roberts. People who correctly point out that conservative Justices—Roberts included—routinely do whatever they please despite precedent need a better explanation than “Roberts only did these things b/c precedent”
The legal scholar Mary Ziegler discusses Roberts’s emphasis on precedence, and explains how the Court’s decision isn’t an unequivocal victory for freedom of choice.
Isaac ChotinerNew Interview: I talked to the abortion law expert Mary Ziegler about today’s ruling, why Roberts came to the conclusion he did, what the dissents of Justices Gorsuch & Kavanaugh tell us about the Court’s two Trump appointees, & the future of Roe v. Wade.
Isaac ChotinerNew Interview: I talked to abortion law expert Mary Ziegler about why Roberts came to the conclusion he did in the Louisiana case, what the dissents of Gorsuch & Kavanaugh tell us about the Court’s two Trump appointees, & the future of Roe v. Wade.
A professor of epidemiology at Harvard on why contract tracing may be less effective than some had hoped, what states should be doing to contain the virus, and the relative safety of time outdoors.
Isaac ChotinerNew Interview: I talked to epidemiologist Mark about the recent upswing in coronavirus cases, what states should be doing to contain the virus, and how much outdoor activity is now safe for most people.
One of the most prominent evangelical thinkers in the United States on why he has decided to vote for Trump.
Isaac ChotinerNew Interview: I talked to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary head Albert Mohler about why he didn’t support Trump in 2016, why he is now, and whether Trump is causing religious conservatives to embrace a utilitarian philosophy they once spurned.
Isaac ChotinerNew Interview: I talked to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary leader Albert Mohler about why he didn’t support Trump in 2016, why he is supporting him now, and whether conservative Christians have embraced a utilitarian worldview they once scorned.
Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency has been notable for several reasons, and infamous for several more. Falling into the latter category has...
Isaac ChotinerGina Bellafante’s column puts forward Abe Foxman as a paragon of anti-bigotry. Here’s a 2016 interview I did in which he repeatedly defends Trump & opposition to building a mosque near ground zero. (He later decried the politicization of Charlottesville.)
Instead of offering President Trump a glide path back into the campaign season, Saturday’s rally in Tulsa has become yet another flash point for a candidate who has repeatedly displayed insensitivity about race.