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The New Yorker: Politics and More
The New Yorker: Politics and More
WNYC Studios and The New Yorker

A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.

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Can "Partygate" Bring Down Boris Johnson?

Late last year, the British press reported that, at the height of the COVID lockdowns in the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson... more

21 Jan 2022 · 20 minutes
The Biden Presidency, Year One

President Biden took the oath of office in a moment of deep crisis—the pandemic in full swing and just weeks... more

17 Jan 2022 · 30 minutes
Can Biden Revive Martin Luther King, Jr.,’s Vision of Voting Rights?

Since the 2020 election and the January 6th insurrection, nineteen states have passed laws that restrict access to voting. Two... more

14 Jan 2022 · 22 minutes
A New Civil War in America?

When rioters, encouraged by the President, stormed the Capitol, one year ago, to overturn the results of the election, the... more

10 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
The Great Resignation and the New Office Politics

This week, the U.S. Labor Department reported that 4.5 million people left their jobs in November—the most since the government... more

06 Jan 2022 · 26 minutes
Amanda Gorman on Life After Inauguration

One year ago, Amanda Gorman delivered the inaugural poem on the day that Joe Biden became President. Gorman was just... more

03 Jan 2022 · 24 minutes
Year-End Special: Don't Despair

The year 2021 has seemed like a cavalcade of disasters, from the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th... more

23 Dec 2021 · 25 minutes
When Snow Came to San Juan

For several years in the early nineteen-fifties, Puerto Rico received snow, right around Christmas. Children in San Juan rode a... more

20 Dec 2021 · 26 minutes
Will the Mark Meadows Revelations Change the January 6th Investigation?

On January 6th, as rioters attacked the United States Capitol, many people attempted to communicate with the President through his Chief... more

16 Dec 2021 · 21 minutes
Millennial Writers Reflect on a Generation’s Despair

The eldest millennials turned forty this year, and the producer Ngofeen Mputubwele comments on a sense of despair he finds in his... more

13 Dec 2021 · 30 minutes
The New Yorker: Politics and More
Can "Partygate" Bring Down Boris Johnson?
The New Yorker: Politics and More