Matter of Opinion

By New York Times Opinion

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Reviews: 16
Episodes: 52

 Oct 10, 2023
A bunch of out of touch elite conservatives jerk each other off

Matthew Cook
 Mar 13, 2023
love the show, but is it ever coming back?

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 Apr 21, 2021
Subscribe if you want a show that considers all aspects of issues except for progressive. I only subscribe so that I'm in the loop on the biases echoed in the NYT ivory tower.


Thoughts, aloud. Hosted by Michelle Cottle, Ross Douthat, Carlos Lozada and Lydia Polgreen. Every Friday, from New York Times Opinion. Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at

Episode Date
Thomas Friedman on Iran, Israel and Preventing a ‘Forever War’
Apr 19, 2024
Abortion, Trump and Religion in Politics
Apr 12, 2024
Are Smartphones Just a Scapegoat for Our Unhappy Children?
Apr 05, 2024
Finding the Line Between Celebrity and Politician With Tressie McMillan Cottom
Mar 29, 2024
Texts From the Swamp
Mar 22, 2024
Lydia Finds Hope in a Moment of Crisis
Mar 18, 2024
The Election of Our Discontent
Mar 15, 2024
Trump 2.0: ‘A Blueprint for Retribution’
Mar 08, 2024
The Pro-Life Movement Had a Plan Post-Roe. The G.O.P. Didn’t.
Mar 01, 2024
Paul Krugman on the Economy as a Voting Issue
Feb 23, 2024
The Presidential Fitness Test
Feb 16, 2024
Our Super Bowls, Ourselves
Feb 09, 2024
Men Are From YouTube, Women Are From TikTok
Feb 02, 2024
Could Israel Cost Biden the Election?
Jan 26, 2024
Primary Winners and National Wieners
Jan 19, 2024
Picking a Trump V.P.: The Field of Dreams or a Field of Nightmares?
Jan 12, 2024
Can Trump be President? It Depends on How You Define Democracy.
Jan 05, 2024
Carlos Sums Up the 2024 Election in Two Words
Dec 22, 2023
Swiftonomics, Kamala Harris and Decadent Real Estate: Your Questions, Answered.
Dec 15, 2023
Sex, Money and Hypocrisy: The Recipe for a Scandal
Dec 08, 2023
Are We All Authoritarians at Heart?
Dec 01, 2023
Why Michelle Is Hot on ‘The Golden Bachelor’
Nov 24, 2023
‘Get a Job, Get Married, Have Kids’: A Debate Over Youth Politics
Nov 17, 2023
A Good Night for Democrats. A Bad Poll for Biden.
Nov 08, 2023
The Presidential Fantasy Draft America Needs
Nov 03, 2023
Does Society Really Need More Elon Musks?
Oct 27, 2023
Tom Friedman on Israel’s ‘Morally Impossible Situation’
Oct 20, 2023
From Israel to Ukraine: How Much Support Can the U.S. Sustain?
Oct 12, 2023
Is the G.O.P. Governable?
Oct 06, 2023
We Need to Talk About Joe Biden
Sep 29, 2023
Work: ‘The American Disease’
Sep 22, 2023
‘A Red State Strategy to Create a Blue State Crisis’
Sep 15, 2023
The Woke Burnout Is Real — and Politics Is Catching Up
Sep 07, 2023
Is It Time to Negotiate With Putin?
Aug 31, 2023
Trump’s Plan: Skip the Debates, Win Iowa, Avoid Prison
Aug 24, 2023
Trump’s Co-Defendants in Georgia Are in For ‘a World of Hurt’
Aug 16, 2023
How to Beat Trump in a World Where Indictments Actually Help Him
Aug 10, 2023
‘I Don’t Think Harvard Was Good for My Soul’
Aug 03, 2023
‘Oppenheimer’ and the Siren Song of World-Ending Technology
Jul 26, 2023
33 Reading Recommendations for Your Summer Vacation
Jul 20, 2023
‘Elon Musk Is Doing for Zuckerberg What Trump Did for George W. Bush’
Jul 13, 2023
America, Shall I Compare Thee to a Chevy Volt?
Jul 06, 2023
Wait, Are There Actually Aliens?
Jun 29, 2023
What Happens When You Stop Being a Superpower?
Jun 22, 2023
Just When You Thought There Was Nothing New to Learn About Donald Trump
Jun 13, 2023
We Have Age Minimums. Why Not Age Maximums?
Jun 08, 2023
What Biden Understands About Negotiating That Obama Never Did
Jun 01, 2023
A Eulogy for 'Succession'
May 29, 2023
What Does Healthy Masculinity Look Like?
May 25, 2023
If DeSantis Can’t Beat Trump, Can Ramaswamy?
May 18, 2023
What If We Just Paid Clarence Thomas $1 Million?
May 11, 2023
Introducing 'Matter of Opinion'
May 10, 2023