This is an open letter intended for Republicans and independent voters of goodwill who are considering voting for Donald Trump in the 2020 election. I think this would be a dramatic mistake for the country. Thank you for listening and considering my point of view.
Eleanor Parker is a writer and academic focused on the world of medieval English literature and language. Her blog and Twitter page, both under the name 'A Clerk of Oxford,' is an excellent resource for enthusiasts of historical, literary, and linguistic exploration of Old English, Vikings, and the medieval world. She also writes as a regular columnist for History Today, as well as for her very interesting and worthwhile Patreon page. I'm grateful that she joined the podcast
He is the man behind Mosul Eye, the blog which kept a record of and informed the world about ISIS-occupied Mosul. He is a main subject of the recent PBS FRONTLINE documentary Once Upon a Time in Iraq, the man who lived next door to ISIS leadership and yet confounded their attempts to discover and kill him, who won the admiration of journalists and readers worldwide, of General Petraeus, and most importantly, his fellow citizens in their darkest hours. Omar Mohammed honors The
Malcolm Guite is a poet, priest, scholar, songwriter, educator, and traveler-on-foot. He's the author of several books, including most recently Heaven in Ordinary, a collection of essays. During the Covid lockdown, Guite created a YouTube series called A Spell in the Library, in which the viewer is invited to join him in his home study for a drink, a chat, and a ramble through his dense and beautiful collection of books. Mr. Guite delighted TheCommonToad by agreeing to drop