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Departures Podcast with Noah Feldman

Only a few years after the Arab Spring failed to convert Middle Eastern dictatorships into democracies (with the exception of Tunisia), many scholars and analysts stopped talking about it entirely, as if to pretend these events never took place. Harvard law professor and constitutional scholar Noah Feldman set out to change that with his latest […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – October 7, 2020

Today in Russia: “Russia’s neighborhood in flames”; Kamchatka’s ecological catastrophe; Merkel “shying away” from actions that could really hurt Putin; Putin says Nagorno-Karabakh fighting is a “catastrophe”; Kremlin says no need for stimulus measures to support business; US and Russia agree to extend restrictions on Russian uranium imports; Pussy Riot hangs LGBTQ flags on government buildings; The state becomes Russia’s biggest wheat exporter; Ruble slump halts any rate cuts; Emerging markets face capital exodus; How Navalny’s aides got poisoning evidence out of Russia

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – October 6, 2020

Today in Russia: COVID-19 new cases reach near-record; Kyrgyzstan election and protests; “The Kremlin takes on a Resurrected Navalny”; Russia faces imminent surge in bankruptcies; The “unequal triangle” between Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan – a look at the numbers

Departures Interview with Kurt Andersen

Kurt Andersen discusses Trump’s hospitalization, his new book, and why America needs to prepare to change in order to survive.

Documenting Grave Allegations of Rights Violations, New White Paper Raises Alarm over Tanzania’s Presidential Campaign

Robert Amsterdam, the founder of Amsterdam & Partners LLP and the international lawyer advising opposition leader Tundu Lissu, has released a new white paper today documenting evidence of acts of unlawful intimidation and persecution of his client and his party by the CCM Government of President John Magufuli which have attacked the foundational rights and […]

Departures Podcast with Dan Alexander

Like no other president before him, Donald Trump and his inner circle have sought to monetize the White House – but has it been a good business? Dan Alexander, a journalist at Forbes and the author of the new book, “White House Inc.: How Donald Trump Turned the Presidency Into a Business,” joins the podcast […]