Scott Horton Interviews David Bromwich

Scott Horton, March 13, 2011

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David Bromwich, professor of literature at Yale University, discusses the Mideast protests that threaten US-allied autocrats and embarrass the empire; the mealy-mouthed government statements borne of an hypocritical foreign policy; burdensome obligations of the omnipresent US empire; and those interventionist think-tank writers who advocate a Libyan no-fly zone without knowing squat about the forces in play.

MP3 here. (20:00)

David Bromwich teaches literature at Yale. He has written on politics and culture for Huffington Post, The New Republic, The Nation, The New York Review of Books, and other magazines. He is editor of Edmund Burke’s selected writings On Empire, Liberty, and Reform and co-editor of the Yale University Press edition of On Liberty.

5 Responses to “David Bromwich”

  1. Scott,

    I haven't seen anything on the following in the usual sites I frequent, but maybe you or your listeners have.

    The PTB must be working furiously behind the scenes to overthrow the overthrow. Does anyone have any specifics on those efforts?

  2. Beg to differ. Y'all have been spoiled. Use a stop watch so your complain has a factual basis. And then compare the numbers with other interview programs. Now, if you were commenting about Charley Rose….

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