Reason editors Matt Welch, Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Peter Suderman discuss the world’s reaction to the ongoing Russian invasion as well as what they’d like to hear in President Joe Biden’s SOTU speech.
Discussed in this show:
3:23: The world reacts to Russia’s invasion.
44:15: Weekly listener question: I’ve been an avid Reason fan for over a decade, and as a result, I now implicitly trust Reason. While I know that Reason speaks to issues from a certain point of view, I feel like I “know” the four of you and the magazine generally well enough to trust that there is no nefarious or otherwise deceptive intent behind what you provide. Which individual journalists or outlets do you all implicitly trust in this way? Obligatory mention of Peter and cocktails. Thanks.
59:41: President Biden’s State of the Union
This week’s links:
- “EU Moves Toward Ousting Russia From SWIFT As German Shifts,” by Alberto Nardelli, Milda Seputyte, John Follain, Arne Delfs
- David French
- Jack Shafer
- Michael Powell
- Timothy Garton Ash
- Doug Arellanes
- “A Year Ago, the Media Mangled the Covington Catholic Story. What Happened Next Was Even Worse.” by Robby Soave
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Audio production by Ian Keyser
Assistant production by Adam Czarnecki
Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve