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After the American Century (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Daniel Bessner)

Historian Daniel Bessner discusses his recent cover story in Harper's about the waning of US global hegemony. In a wide-ranging conversation, Aryeh and Daniel debate human nature, the true toll of the Cold War, whether conflict with China is inevitable, whether American culture is decadent, and more.


Recorded July 25, 2022


LINKS


Daniel's essay, "Empire Burlesque"

https://harpers.org/archive/2022/07/what-comes-after-the-american-century/


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