Connections Episode 44
Another US Election
Mouin Rabbani Interviews Rick Perlstein
On Friday, 11 November Jadaliyya Co-Editor Mouin Rabbani and journalist, commentator, and award-winning author Rick Perlstein discussed the US mid-term elections. This episode of Connections examines the election results and their implications for both the US domestic arena and foreign policy.
Connections offers timely and informative interviews on current events and broader policy questions, as well as themes relevant to knowledge production. It combines journalism, analysis, and scholarship.
Rick Perlstein is the author of four books, including Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award for history, Nixonland, which Newsweek called “the best book written about the 1960s”; The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, which Frank Rich in the New York Times called “a Rosetta stone for reading America and its politics today”; and most recently, Reaganland, winner of the Sidney Hillman Prize. His political journalism has appeared in publications including the New York Times, the Nation, and The New Republic. A frequent commentor on cable news and historical documentaries, he lives in Chicago, where he serves as president of the board of the 46-year-old progressive magazine In These Times.
Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.
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