As America gears up for a midterm election in the midst of hardening partisan lines and the ongoing war in Ukraine, what are the prospects of the American political future? For the inaugural episode of the new American Purpose podcast “Times Like These with Charles Lane,” the 82nd governor of New Hampshire, Chris Sununu, joins host Charles Lane to discuss matters both foreign and domestic.
Americans have a penchant for telling themselves the darkest version of their history. But John Grinspan looks to the wild campaigns of the 1800's to show how the lived drama of the American political experience offers lessons of hope for political participation and civility.
What’s the best way to determine whether a presidential candidate is truly up to the task? Former Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda joins Richard Aldous to discuss his new book, Picking Presidents: How to Make the Most Consequential Decision in the World. Mukunda outlines his non-partisan set of
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