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Edward Luce ─ The Retreat of Western Liberalism (moderated by Mark Blyth)

Edward Luce ─ The Retreat of Western Liberalism (moderated by Mark Blyth)

So good evening. Good evening and welcome to tonight’s conversation on the retreat of Western liberalism with Ed Luce, the chief US columnist for The Financial Times and Mark Blyth, the Eastman Professor of Political Economy here at Brown. I’m Susan Moffitt, the Director of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy here at the Watson Institute. I’m just delighted to see all of you here today. Welcome, welcome all. So I invited Ed to join us tonight because…

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Liberalism Under Siege: Mark Blyth, Margaret Weir with Ed Steinfeld

Liberalism Under Siege: Mark Blyth, Margaret Weir with Ed Steinfeld

[MUSIC PLAYING] Ever since the Brexit vote and the Trump vote, all kinds of people, all kinds of scholars, have been talking about the demise of liberalism. It’s not exactly a new topic. People have been talking about the demise of the traditional liberal order for years now. And so what I am curious to find out from you all is, what is the traditional liberal order? What’s meant by that? That’s a really great question. I’ll tell you it…

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The Glenn Show: Kanye, Trump & black patriotism

The Glenn Show: Kanye, Trump & black patriotism

This is really about who controls black, who controls the definition of blackness. OK? Kanye was a culture icon and he goes to the White House. President Trump meets with him. They have what Don Lemon called a minstrel show. Ha ha ha. They had this thing, this stream of consciousness thing from Kanye West– much commentary, much commentary. Here’s what I want to say as a provocative observation. The issue is not that Kanye West thinks that Trump is…

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