Trump and Russia: My articles and interviews

Here is a selection of notable articles and interviews I did on Russia, in reverse chronological order. If you’re trying to catch up, this is good place to start. For my work on authoritarianism and/or the Trump administration more broadly, see the Opinion, Media and Scholarly Publications sections of this site.

Was Trump wrong to hire his son-in-law, Jared Kushner? (6/1/17, City AM)

What the Trump campaigns’ potential collusion with Russia really means — and why it’s so scary (5/31/17, Marie Claire)

Rick Smith show, “Sarah Kendzior on Russia and covfefe distraction” (5/31/17

Haas Institute, “Masha Gessen and Sarah Kendzior: In Search of Truth” (posted 5/30/17))

GOP: It’s time to get off the Trump Train. You have nothing left to lose (5/26/17, Globe and Mail)

There are many reasons to oppose a Mike Pence presidency — but his skill at lying is the biggest (5/26/17, Quartz)

AM Joy, on Trump’s oligarch envy (5/20/17)

The Politics Guys, interview on Trump admin, authoritarianism, journalism (5/18/17)

Authoritariansim 101: First, fire the FBI director (5/12/17, Globe and Mail)

BBC World Service, interview on Comey firing (5/9/17)

Baltic News Service, “Kendzior: Truth Still Matters” (5/8/17)

Shareblue, “MSNBC host blasts her own network for not asking Mike Pence a single question about Russia” (5/1/17) [my AM Joy full clip inside]

Want to survive another 100 days of Trump? Don’t get complacent (4/29/17, Globe and Mail)

NYU lecture, “Defending Dissent”, (4/14/17; contains predictions of Comey firing and other events that later transpired)

Rewire, The Breach, “In the Shadow of Putin with Sarah Kendzior” (4/10/17)

Politics and Polls, Princeton University, “Unraveling the Trump Russia Saga” (4/6/17)

Why Trump’s ties to Russia would be bigger than Watergate (3/30/17, De Correspondent)

Rick Smith Show, interview on Russia with Andrea Chalupa (3/29/17)

Crooks and Liars “Sarah Kendzior: Nunes a lapdog, not a watchdog (tape of AM Joy appearance) (3/24/16)

Rick Smith Show, “Sarah Kendzior talks Russia, Russia, Russia” (3/23/17)

Electablog “The slow rise of an American authoritarian regime” (3/21/17)

At long last, a forum where Trump cannot escape the truth (3/21/17, Globe and Mail)

AM Joy, on Trump and Russia (2/26/17)

AM Joy, MSNBC, on Trump and Russia, part 1 and part 2 (2/24/17)

Chicago Council, “Media and Democracy in a Post-Truth era” (1/19/17)

CBS Detroit, Trump Trying To ‘Fulfill Fantasy’ Of Teaming Up With Russia, Political Writer Says (12/24/16)

Trump and Putin: The worst case scenario (12/23/16, Quartz)

The Remix, What to fear from Trump presidency: authoritarianism, kleptocracy, Russia (12/19/16)

MSNBC, Joy Reid, panel on Trump and Russia (12/16/16)

Donald Trump, Russia, and the mystery of “these people” (12/14/16, De Correspondent)

Donald Trump’s bromance with Vladimir Putin underscores an unsettling truth about the two leaders (8/19/16, Quartz)

Donald claims he was sarcastic about Russia — no one’s buying it (7/28/16)

Trumpmenbashi: What Central Asia’s spectacular states can tell us about authoritarianism in America (3/22/16, The Diplomat) [<–not explicitly on Russia, but set the stage for all that followed in terms of an administration modeled after a post-Soviet autocracy]


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