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Politics and More Podcast
Can “Partygate” Bring Down Boris Johnson?
The British Prime Minister has weathered many scandals, but his flouting of his own administration’s COVID restrictions may be a step too far.
By Dorothy WickendenJanuary 21, 2022
Daily Comment
Why President Biden Bet on a Senate That No Longer Exists
On the eve of the President’s first anniversary in office, members of the chamber he served for so long voted for paralysis over action.
By Evan OsnosJanuary 20, 2022
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Joan Didion, the Observer; and Reviewing Biden, Year One
Hilton Als and Emma Cline on the late writer’s influence on generations of younger authors. And our correspondents assess the successes and failures of Biden’s first year.
By David RemnickJanuary 14, 2022
Blitt’s Kvetchbook
Pardon the Palindromes (Please)
Going back and forth in the New Year.
By Barry BlittJanuary 14, 2022
Politics and More Podcast
A New Civil War in America?
The political scientist Barbara F. Walter has studied political violence for the C.I.A. and says we can’t afford to ignore warning signs that open, violent conflict could happen here.
By Dorothy WickendenJanuary 10, 2022
Our Local Correspondents
Eric Adams Says He Has Swagger. What Else Does He Have?
How New York’s new Mayor spent his first week in office.
By Eric LachJanuary 8, 2022
Letter from Biden’s Washington
Biden, Back Into the Breach
A year after the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol, the President delivered the speech that he never wanted to give.
By Susan B. GlasserJanuary 6, 2022
Daily Comment
The January 6th Criminal Case Against Donald Trump
It’s too early to say what investigators will find, but whether to prosecute the former President is becoming the defining issue of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s tenure.
By David RohdeJanuary 5, 2022
Daily Comment
Is a Civil War Ahead?
A year after the attack on the Capitol, America is suspended between democracy and autocracy.
By David RemnickJanuary 5, 2022
The Political Scene
Madison Cawthorn’s Insurrection
One of the most radical members of Congress aims to remake North Carolina’s Republican Party.
By Peter SlevinJanuary 4, 2022
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