In the third week of lockdown, Shadi and Damir talk about the Beatles versus the Stones, how the 1960s represent a kind of dangerous idealism grounded in universal values, and how there’s no escaping politics.
“The Coronavirus Killed the Revolution” — Shadi Hamid (The Atlantic)
“It’s imperative for the U.S. and China to work together on the coronavirus pandemic” — Michael McFaul (Washington Post)
Jennifer Rubin’s Political Mathematics (Twitter)
“National Identity is Made Up” — Max Fisher and Amanda Taub (The New York Times)