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Matter of Opinion

Matter of Opinion

259 Episodes By New York Times Opinion www.nytimes.com/column/matter-of...
Thoughts, aloud. Hosted by Michelle Cottle, Ross Douthat, Carlos Lozada and Lydia Polgreen. Every Friday, from New York Times Opinion. Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at nytimes.com/audioapp
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Paul Krugman on the Economy as a Voting Issue
Why does the economy look so good to economists but ... more
Feb 23 2024 35m
Inflation Impact on Consumer Sentiment
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The Presidential Fitness Test
Who’s your ideal American president? A strategic thi... more
Feb 16 2024 32m
Biden's Ability to Serve Another Term
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Our Super Bowls, Ourselves
What do Princess Diana’s wedding, the “Survivor” fir... more
Feb 9 2024 33m
Media's Role in Fragmented American Experience
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The Gender Split and the ‘Looming Apocalypse of the Developed World’
Around the world, the youngest cohort of voters are ... more
Feb 2 2024 42m
Gender, Sexuality, and Political Divisions
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Could Israel Cost Biden the Election?
It’s an old truism that Americans don’t care about f... more
Jan 26 2024 34m
Year of Movies
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Primary Winners and National Wieners
The hosts take apart why Nikki Haley and Ron DeSanti... more
Jan 19 2024 33m
American Politics and Future Leaders
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Picking a Trump V.P.: The Field of Dreams or a Field of Nightmares?
This week, the hosts do the dirty work of strategizi... more
Jan 12 2024 40m
Biden's Presidential Campaign and Obama's Compliments
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Should Trump Be on the Ballot? And Other 2024 Sticky Wickets
Is Donald Trump an insurrectionist who should be bar... more
Jan 5 2024 33m
Biden's Economy and Republican Loyalty
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Carlos Sums Up the 2024 Election in Two Words
“Matter of Opinion” is off for the week, but we’re l... more
Dec 22 2023 5m
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Swiftonomics, Kamala Harris and Decadent Real Estate: Your Questions, Answered.
Have we reached peak Taylor Swift? Does the world ne... more
Dec 15 2023 37m
Understanding the Usefulness of Polls
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Politicians Used to Feel Shame Over Their Scandals. Now…
Scandal, it seems, no longer stops politicians in th... more
Dec 8 2023 39m
The Ingredients of Scandal
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Trump, Milei, Wilders — Do We All Secretly Love Strongmen?
Strongmen are making a comeback. The hyperlibertaria... more
Dec 1 2023 39m
Rise of Alternative Party in Portugal
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Why Michelle Is Hot on ‘The Golden Bachelor’
Though the “Matter of Opinion” crew is off this week... more
Nov 24 2023 12m
Tension and Aging in American Society
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‘Get a Job, Get Married, Have Kids’: A Debate Over Youth Politics
What’s your earliest political memory? That’s the qu... more
Nov 17 2023 39m
The Economic Struggles of the Elderly
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A Good Night for Democrats. A Bad Poll for Biden.
The election results on Tuesday made it clear that v... more
Nov 8 2023 36m
Trump's Swing State Support Concerns
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The Presidential Fantasy Draft America Needs
The polls are clear: Neither Joe Biden nor Donald Tr... more
Nov 3 2023 38m
Non-Trump or Biden Nominee Chances
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Does Society Really Need More Elon Musks?
Will technology — and the people who make it — lead ... more
Oct 27 2023 37m
Evaluating Elon Musk's Impact
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Tom Friedman on Israel’s ‘Morally Impossible Situation’
This week, the Opinion columnist and former New York... more
Oct 20 2023 39m
Rage and Shifts in Israeli Politics
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From Israel to Ukraine: How Much Support Can the U.S. Sustain?
On today’s episode of “Matter of Opinion,” the hosts... more
Oct 12 2023 24m
9-11 Comparison and American Overreach
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Is Chaos the Only Thing Republicans Can Trust?
Now that Kevin McCarthy is no longer speaker, who’s ... more
Oct 6 2023 36m
House Republicans' Identity Crisis and Future
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We Need to Talk About Joe Biden
In 2020, Joe Biden handily beat Donald Trump in a ra... more
Sep 29 2023 37m
Assessing Biden's Presidency and Voters' Expectations
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Work: ‘The American Disease’
Americans are sick of business as usual. This year a... more
Sep 22 2023 37m
Economist Discusses Labor Market Dynamics
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What Happens When the ‘Border Crisis’ Leaves the Border?
Hundreds of thousands of migrants, many seeking asyl... more
Sep 15 2023 38m
Migrant Influx's Impact on Cities
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The Woke Burnout Is Real — and Politics Is Catching Up
Classrooms have been a key battleground in the so-ca... more
Sep 7 2023 40m
Cultural Wars in American History
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Is It Time to Negotiate With Putin?
It’s been 18 months since Russia invaded Ukraine. No... more
Aug 31 2023 36m
America's Perception of Global Threats
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