Economics and Government, Poetry and Politics
Monday, June 09, 2014
On today’s show: two editors at The Economist explain why we need to reimagine the role of government. We’ll get a preview of Poets House’s annual Bridgewalk, where poets walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, reciting poems about New York along the way. Cristina Henriquez talks about her new novel, The Book of Unknown Americans. And we’ll find out why the French intelligentsia turned toward militarism and xenophobia in the decades leading up to World War II.