James Kirchick

fellow at Brookings Institution, correspondent for Daily Beast, columnist for Tablet

Guest

James Kirchick is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institutioncorrespondent for the Daily Beast and a columnist for Tablet magazine. He is also the author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age.

Kirchick is a former assistant editor at the New Republic. 

James Kirchick on KCRW

‘Rogue killers’ or a planned murder?

The prince and the president

‘Rogue killers’ or a planned murder?

from Left, Right & Center

After a campaign of creative name-calling, Emmanuel Macron was elected President of France yesterday with 65% of the vote to Marine Le Pen's 35%.

The candidate of 'savage globalism' beats the 'high priestess of fear'

After a campaign of creative name-calling, Emmanuel Macron was elected President of France yesterday with 65% of the vote to Marine Le Pen's 35%.

from To the Point

Hillary Clinton still leads Donald Trump in most polls, but she's having trouble exciting a key demographic group: The younger voters who flocked to Bernie Sanders. Why is that?

Still feeling the Bern: Hillary's troubles with millennial voters

Hillary Clinton still leads Donald Trump in most polls, but she's having trouble exciting a key demographic group: The younger voters who flocked to Bernie Sanders. Why is that?

from To the Point

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