The Power of Love, Etc.

From Canada’s open immigration policies to FP’s inspiring Global Thinkers, can outsiders change America’s political culture?


In this week’s podcast, The E.R. regulars are on the hunt for inspiration, bouncing around the globe in search of ideas that could change the toxic politics inside the Beltway. Which countries punch above their weight and why? Can love and humanity (not words often heard in Washington) inspire a more responsible foreign policy? And has America forgotten the fundamental tenets of compromise embedded within the Constitution?

Rosa Brooks is a senior fellow at New America and teaches international law, national security, and constitutional law at Georgetown University. Follow her on Twitter: @brooks_rosa.

Lara Jakes is the deputy managing editor for FP news. Follow her on Twitter: @larajakesFP.

Kori Schake is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where she focuses on military history, and was formerly a foreign-policy advisor to Sen. John McCain. Follow her on Twitter: @KoriSchake.

David Rothkopf is the CEO and editor of the FP Group. Follow him on Twitter: @djrothkopf.

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