The podcast of Liberties, a Journal of Culture and Politics. LibertiesTalk will be an irregular series of wide-ranging conversations on culture and politics hosted by Celeste Marcus, the managing editor of Liberties. These lively discussions will feature our writers and the larger Liberties community.
🔒 Episode 5
Leon Wieseltier and Celeste Marcus discuss the Syrian crisis in honor of its tenth anniversary, and use that occasion to talk about American foreign policy over the past decade and going forward.
🔒 Episode 4
Thomas Chatterton Williams
Thomas Chatterton Williams talks with Celeste Marcus about making sense of and participating in the vicissitudes of American culture from across the ocean in Paris.
🔒 Episode 3
Shawn McCreesh talks with Celeste Marcus about what it was like to grow up in a suburb of Philadelphia ravaged by the opioid crisis.
🔒 Episode 2
Michael Ignatieff, rector of Central European University, chats with Celeste Marcus about what it was like to watch America desecrate its own sacred institutions from Europe, and what that desecration represents for the United States and the world.
🔒 Episode 1
Leon Wieseltier and Celeste Marcus talk about hope and fear, and how to keep our heads in all our crises.