On May 18, 2020, Anne Midgette, formerly the music critic at The Washington Post, joined The American Interest for a Zoom discussion about her book, challenges women face in classical music, and her career as a critic.
Liberalism seems to have spawned a set of totalizing counter-ideologies due to its very own fragmentary nature. On May 14, 2020, Abram Shulsky of the Hudson Institute and Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution joined TAI to talk about modernity, religion, and the quest for meaning.
On Wednesday, May 13, TAI hosted a Zoom discussion with Francis Fukuyama about how the coronavirus might impact our politics. Due to a technical error, we were unable to stream the conversation live; the following is a transcript of the conversation as it occurred.
The author of China’s Crony Capitalism discusses the Chinese response to COVID-19, why the Communist Party reads Alexis de Tocqueville, and why the Chinese regime is both brittle and aggressive at the same time.
The Grammy-winning conductor, composer, and artistic director of the City Choir of Washington looks back on a lifetime in music—from studying under Nadia Boulanger to his newest composition inspired by COVID-19.