FROM Alan Lichtman
Democratic Divide Hillary Clinton has changed her position on the Trans Pacific Partnership. She helped negotiate it as Secretary of State and once called it the “gold standard” of trade agreements. Now she says she’s opposed to it, forced to move to the left by opponent Bernie Sanders. He’s forced her to move left on a number of issues as well. Is this presidential race splitting the Democratic party? And what will it mean for Bill Clinton’s legacy?
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.