Jan Kofron (Charles): Shattered Spaces of Political Geography. From Babylonia Journal, a coffee with Jacques Ranciere beneath the Acropolis. Bob Bauer on Giuliani’s hypothetical of a murder in the Oval Office. Miss America is getting rid of the swimsuit competition — it’s a start. Jonathan Chait: “You can tell how innocent Roger Stone is by the sheer number of epithets he uses in this rant against me”. What hurts a political opponent in the age of Trump? German politicians call on US to withdraw ambassador. EU trade chief marshals leading world economies against Trump. Mavis Biss on our broken trust in public space. The first chapter from Hegel’s Social Ethics: Religion, Conflict, and Rituals of Reconciliation by Molly Farneth.