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Glasnost Ceiling

Episode 83: Novelist Sana Krasikov and political strategist Patrick Ruffini

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The Arab-ization of American Politics

Why do so many Americans mistake what typically signals a failure of democracy for democracy itself?

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Shall We Wake the Prime Minister, Habibi?

American politicians love to talk about ‘3 a.m. phone calls,’ but Israeli leaders actually receive them

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Inaugural Distress

This week on Unorthodox, political reporter Rosie Gray and veteran inauguration announcer Charlie Brotman

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And How Are We Tonight, President Trump?

Bad faith, political speech, and the intrusive ‘we’

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First-Person Politics: Dispatch From Hillaryland

‘I was struck by the fervent hatred many Sanders supporters maintained for Hillary Clinton.’

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First-Person Politics: Dispatch From Trumpville

‘In retrospect, I clearly ignored too much of my own anecdotal evidence.’

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Donald Trump Is No Andrew Jackson, and Other Errors of Stephen Bannon

The Jacksonian political movement was an enemy of swindler capitalism that enfranchised the lower class, welcomed immigrants, grew into the enduring Democratic Party, and revolutionized the United States as a democracy instead of an aristocracy

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Latino Jews Respond to Trump

Feelings of unease, and tiny pockets of satisfaction, around the results of the 2016 presidential election

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The View From Tel Aviv

Israeli leftists are no strangers to sudden electoral defeats. Is there anything American liberals can learn from them?

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The Man Who Made $500,000 Off Trump’s Win

A mini-episode of Unorthodox with Bob Barnes, a Trump supporter who bet big on the Republican nominee

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The Election and the Over-Soul

Mystic emanations, and a path forward, in democracy’s wake

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This Time, RBG Apparently Let Her Dissent Jabot Do the Talking

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was outspoken against Donald Trump during the election. The day after he won, she may have shown her disapproval in another fashion.

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What Will They Do? Four Questions for the Trump Administration

No one can predict how the Trump Administration will govern. But watching these signs will give us a sense.

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Can a Divided America Heal?

The Bible offers some perspective on the repercussions of a triumph of bravado, and a citizenship at odds

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The Case for Hope

On my 40th birthday, contemplating life—and the value of compassion—in Trump's America

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There’s Always Time for ‘Yentl’

Jon Stewart breaks out his inner Yentl on 'Colbert' while encouraging people to vote

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Do Not Stand Idle in the Face of Trump. Vote.

American Jews are far too familiar with oppression, beginning with the story of Exodus. When faced with a choice of two presidential candidates—one of whom has run on a nationalist, xenophobic platform—the choice is clear.

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Super Tuesday

A special Election Day episode featuring 'Washington Post' reporter Bob Woodward, 'National Review' editor Eliana Johnson, Tablet columnist Jamie Kirchick, and a Democrat in Boca

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Trump’s Final ‘Argument for America’ Ad Is Rife With Anti-Semitic Tropes

A fitting end to an ugly campaign that has given the hateful David Duke a platform

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You Want Mazel Tov Cocktails? We’ve Got Mazel Tov Cocktails.

Wash down the potential horrors of election night with some of these incredible (and untested) drinks. They're sure to knock the sense out of you.

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Can Trump’s Newly Released Statement on Israel Woo Voters in Must-Win Swing States?

A look into a statement published by Trump's advisory committee: on Israel-Palestine, student groups, the Iran Deal, and more

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The Troy Brothers Bemoan the Election (An Epistolary Bromance)

[Updated] Part Five: Two Queens boys turned presidential historians on opposite sides of America’s great political divide, on what just happened, keeping things in perspective, and the power of the rule of law

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WATCH: David Duke Rants Against the Jews in Louisiana Senate Debate

'There is a problem in America with a very strong, powerful tribal group that dominates our media and dominates our international banking,' the former KKK Grand Wizard claimed

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‘I’m With Her’: Nonagenarians Cast Their Votes for Hillary

The website I Waited 96 Years! is an homage to those women who born before they were legally able to vote. Naturally, they're casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton.

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It’s Almost Over

Unorthodox breaks down the neverending 2016 election with Gen. Tom Hill, ‘Boston Globe’ columnist Jeff Jacoby, and NPR's Jeremy Hobson

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Who Goes Trump?

What ultimately determines support for the GOP nominee isn’t race, class, or political ideology. It’s character.

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Blame the Puppies

This week on Unorthodox, filmmaker Noam Osband plays the ukulele and ‘Wall Street Journal’ writer Sohrab Ahmari talks identity politics and art

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The Orthodox Vote for Trump

Why Donald Trump—despite his unsettling, nativist rhetoric and policies—is likely to gather a majority of the Orthodox Jewish vote

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