TCP April 2021

In April, we discussed the broad topic of liberty and tried to understand it a little better. Liberty is one of the cornerstones of the U.S. Constitution and, moreover, one of the core values that people around the world aspire to. However, there are so many different understandings of what liberty might be. Therefore, we needed some guidance and by chance and a brief research, the following texts served as our references:

What is Freedom?  (Hannah Arendt)

Yours, Mine and Ours – Property Rights and Individual Liberty (Chesney C. Ryan)

Left and Right – the Prospects for Liberty (Murray N. Rothbard)

The Idea of “Freedom” has two Different Meanings – Here’s Why (Annelien De Dijn)

TCP March 2021

This month we talked about democracy and about developments in regard to hegemony. Moreover we spoke about possible ways of a strengthened cooperation.References:

The American Abyss – The New York Times (Timothy Snyder)

The Obama Reunion Isn’t Nearly Enough to Stave Off Catastrophe – The New Republic (Kate Aronoff)

Should America still Police the World – The New Yorker (Daniel Immerwahr)

A warm welcome to TCP

A short and warm welcome to our Transatlantic Conversation Podcast.   On the first Monday of every month, we meet on Zoom to discuss transatlantic and global issues. The idea is that even though we are in different places geographically and personally, we exchange ideas, learn from each other, and grow more and more into […]