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January 22, 2020
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That’s President Shithole to you

In This Episode

Will new facial recognition technology end privacy as we know it? Can Trump scare the Intelligence Community out of testifying before Congress? Why did Putin’s entire cabinet resign and what does it mean for the future of Russia? Then…Russian spies are sneaking around Davos. Anti-war groups are gaining strength in Washington. Press freedom is under attack in Brazil. Hilarious translation errors anger China. How a mustache is exacerbating tensions in Asia, and why Tommy thinks the new Space Force uniforms are genius. Then, Ben talks with New Yorker staff writer Masha Gessen about Putin, the latest developments in Russia and her upcoming book about surviving autocracy.

Show notes

  • NYT: The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It
  • Politico: How a stronger anti-war movement rallied to stop a march to war with Iran
  • Axios: Trump to decide in coming days on when to release Middle East peace plan
  • NYT: The American Mustache Ruffling Feathers in South Korea