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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Being Mormon in an evangelical Christian party ... Is Moore hurting the pro-life cause? ... Matt: Like any other tax bill, the GOP’s will have winners and losers ... How getting rid of Franken helps the Democrats' brand ... Bill catches flak for suggesting the Clintons step back into the ring ...
Joshua Cohen & Brink Lindsey
What Brink's new book The Captured Economy says about the balance between equality and liberty ... Why do the US and Uganda have similar inequality metrics? ... Why some libertarians are making room for anti-poverty measures ... Brink: Republicans have become their worst caricature ... A diagnosis of the white working class ... Breaking the government’s dependency on lobbyists ...
Robert Wright & Judith Shulevitz
Bob and Judith try to rank the sexual predators in terms of badness, from Harvey Weinstein on down ... Male power in all its variety ... Are we entering a neo-Victorian era? ... Why understanding isn't forgiveness ... Stepping down in disgrace as a career move ... After the purge, will women finally feel at home in the workplace? ... Bob and Judith share their own experiences with workplace sexual harassment ...
William R. Black & Kate Lister
How Kate created the website Whores of Yore ... A people’s history of sex work ... Body-positive messaging from Victorian pornography ... Kate’s upcoming crowdfunded book, A Curious History of Sex ... Why are teens having so much anal sex? ... Kate: Porn ain’t what it used to be ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
James O’Keefe’s failed WaPo sting as a microcosm of conservative dysfunction ... Was O’Keefe coordinating with Roy Moore’s campaign? ... Bill: 2020 will be the year of the woman for Democrats... ... ...and Elizabeth Warren has the edge ... Reevaluating Biden in the wake of Weinstein ... Matt’s critique of the GOP tax plan ... Bill: The tax plan will create a lot of angry middle-class voters ...
Glenn Loury & Steven Teles
When and where does income redistribution make sense? ... Why the decline of the small-town country club matters ... How today's politics brought out Glenn’s latent Reaganite ... Steve: No third party can circumvent congressional power ... Glenn: To condemn Trump is to weaken the legitimacy of the office ... Are we overcorrecting for men’s improprieties? ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Christa Blackmon
The history of laughing at Nazis, starting with Chaplin in The Great Dictator ... Making fun of Hitler after WWII ... How The Producers shocked viewers just 22 years after WWII ... Is there such a thing as a good Holocaust joke? ... Why jokes about ISIS differ in meaning across borders ... Christa: SNL’s Trump jokes are not subversive ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Making sense of the wave of sexual assault allegations ... Should Al Franken resign? ... History lesson: How Taft raised taxes and split the Republican Party ... Why tax reform has always been like “making sausage” to the average voter ... Bill thinks Doug Jones has a chance against Roy Moore ... Matt recalls the brief moment he considered voting for Hillary ...
Robert Wright & Betsy Levy Paluck
Betsy’s work on prejudice and conflict earns her a MacArthur “Genius” grant ... Betsy: Media tells us what other people think ... Across tribal divides in Rwanda, even gifts can be malicious ... How social media algorithms control consciousness ... How peer “influencers” can make schools safer (and kinder) ...
William R. Black & Jorge Rodriguez
Jorge on why studying religion is studying reality ... How do you “de-colonize” religion? Make it the central point of life ... Jorge: "The state project is a religious project" ... The mayor of San Juan and the “woman vs. Trump” narrative ... How Puerto Ricans sent a message by not voting ... The role of Protestant work ethic in early Puerto Rican missions ...
Ryan Cooper & Thomas Knock
How Tom came to study failed presidential candidate George McGovern ... McGovern’s successful career in agricultural policy ... How McGovern brought the New Deal to the developing world ... Ryan: Are we still over-correcting for 1972? ... Could McGovern have changed the course of the Vietnam War? ... McGovern’s comparison of the wars in Iraq and Vietnam ...
Glenn Loury & Philippe Lemoine
How a Frenchman became interested in race and crime in the US ... Phiippe questions the stats on drug-related prison sentences ... How “liberal guilt” attempts to explain the achievement gap ... Philippe’s piece on police brutality and race in National Review ... Obama’s role in shaping the media narrative around police violence ... How conservatives can actually thrive on liberal campuses ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Do viewers mind Bill and Matt shooting the breeze? ... Bill: Northam won while doubling down on centrist messaging ... Can the left take credit for Democratic wins in Virginia? ... Why Republicans are having trouble unifying around tax reform ... Bill: Trump’s remaining base isn’t going anywhere ...
Glenn Loury & Laurence Kotlikoff
Larry reviews the GOP tax plan ... Larry: Conventional liberal analysis of the plan is “quite bizarre and totally flawed” ... Would we see a supply-side effect from corporate tax cuts? ... Debating the estate tax ... Larry says Glenn should pay more in taxes ...
Glenn Loury & Harold Pollack
Reviewing the work of Nobel-winning economist Jean Tirole ... Should Jews feel bad that Harvey Weinstein is Jewish? ... Collective pride and collective shame ... Glenn warns of a “witch hunt” and a “slippery slope” ... Did Black Lives Matter help Trump win? ... Should liberals try to work with Trump where they can? ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Omar El Akkad
Omar’s new dystopian novel, American War ... A future where fossil fuels lead to civil war ... How the novel's narrator shows "the violence of malleable history” ... How the Bouazizi Empire became the global superpower ... Omar: In fiction, you can craft the contours of your world ... Why the book might, or might not, spawn a TV series ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Matt introduces Bill to “Trunk-or-Treat” ... Bill and Matt commend Gov. Cuomo after Manhattan terror attack ... Reading the national mood from the Virginia gubernatorial election ... How should Dems approach immigration? ... Republican reaction to the Mueller indictments ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Was Jeff Flake right to step down? ... The long legacy of protectionism ... Why Bob Corker’s fight with Trump doesn’t impress conservatives ... Would Matt vote for the current tax resolution? ... Remembering Robert Guillaume, star of Benson ... What Matt learned interviewing both Cindy Sheehan and Andrew Bacevich ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Danielle Citron
Twitter and the fallout from the Weinstein scandal ... Will the #metoo movement make a difference? ... How block lists protect Twitter users from abuse ... Danielle illustrates how Facebook's hate speech policies fall short ... Rethinking the term “revenge porn” ...
Glenn Loury & Nir Eisikovits
Why Glenn is conflicted about removing Confederate statues ... Should bad opinions be stamped out? ... America’s struggle to confront its past ... Assessing Trump’s slippery slope argument ... Indicting the past, ignoring the present ... Indigenous Peoples’ Day vs. Columbus Day ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & David Litt
David’s path from a college humor magazine to the White House ... David: Trump doesn’t hate Obama—he envies him ... Obama’s “real” sense of humor ... The story behind Obama meeting his “Anger Translator” ... Why is Sean Spicer a household name? ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Matt’s controversial stance on Trump’s words to an Army widow ... A word of praise for the DMZ fans ... How FDR drove the Dixiecrats to the right ... Why Dems should think twice before purging party leaders ... Should Bannon’s challenge against the GOP be taken seriously? ...
Glenn Loury & John McWhorter
Critiquing Ta-Nehisi Coates's new book ... Will the bubble burst on race-centric thinking? ... John pulls no punches on Coates’s writing ... The case for hope over pessimism in the black community ... Glenn: The Jim Crow era is over ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Daniel Drezner
After Trump, do ideas even matter? ... Why Trump and Obama both reject "the Blob” ... How foreign leaders make sense of Trump’s public contradictions ... Do rumor mills have a place in the ideas industry? ... Dan: TED Talks are for thought leaders, not public intellectuals ...
Heather Hurlburt & Daniel Drezner
Heather’s statement on the #metoo hashtag and sexual assault awareness ... What “America first” means to the rest of the world ... Is the liberal international order in danger? Heather says yes ... Dan’s book Avoiding Trivia makes a surprise appearance ... Heather: Social media matters, but information warfare is nothing new ...
Robert Wright & Andrew Sullivan
How tribalism underpins the current political moment ... Has cosmopolitan London lost its character? ... Why a strong national identity could restore unity in the US ... Andrew: Dems should make economic inequality their centerpiece issue ... How Bob’s Mindful Resistance project confronts tribalistic thinking ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Matt clarifies his controversial remarks about Harvey Weinstein ... Is attention from women a given perk of professional status? ... Newt Gingrich as a case study in professional improprieties ... Why sexual harassment may never be “solved” ... Bannon turns to the primaries in his war against the GOP ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Bill: Banning bump stocks on guns isn’t enough ... Why gun-related tragedies don’t spur effective legislation ... Matt questions whether Bret Stephens is really a conservative ... The trouble with interpreting the Second Amendment ... Bill: Trump is too lazy to start his own war ...
Robert Wright & John McPhee
Why John’s books have never included an author photo ... On the inadequacy of the term ‘nonfiction’ ... The importance of a really good lede ... John’s simple cure for writer’s block ... Why John likes to challenge the reader’s vocabulary ...
Nikita Petrov & Mark Rudd
Mark's rise to prominence at Columbia as a radical student leader ... Mark: We thought Vietnam marked the decline of American empire ... Without a union base, do Democrats have a chance? ... Why violence is bad political strategy ... Mark's vision for the left: a takeover of the Democratic Party ...
Glenn Loury & John Skrentny
When considering race became good business sense ... A brief history of sports and nationalism ... How Hollywood’s casting by race skirts civil rights laws ... John: Society is too diverse for a pure meritocracy ... What does Silicon Valley owe the rest of us? ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Why Bill’s birthday ritual involves doughnuts and a biography of Chester Arthur ... What the NFL and Google controversies say about free speech ... Why does the left dominate American culture? ... How Roy Moore’s antics could help Ted Cruz rebrand ... Where do moderate social conservatives belong? ... Bill and Matt respond to Joe Biden’s blog post on a universal basic income ...
Marc Danziger & Rob Neppell
How technology saved lives after Hurricane Harvey ... Why ham radios are crucial in Puerto Rico’s immediate relief effort from Maria ... Can the Red Cross streamline its crisis volunteer system? ... Rob’s vision of cooperation between local and federal emergency management ... Marc on the follies of “Burning Man solutions” ...
Glenn Loury & Mark Lilla
Reaganomics for lefties ... Mark's advice: Stop talking identity, start talking principles ... Glenn: Americans instinctually side with the police ... Obama's missed chance to downplay his life's identity narrative ... What the left can learn from establishment leadership ... How to create a post-identity intellectual movement ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Is Facebook too powerful? ... Matt: The UN General Assembly wasn't the place for Trump's nationalist speech ... Bill: North Korea may look to Libya for a lesson on nuclear deals ... Are Democrats making a mistake by courting Trump? ... Jimmy Kimmel rails against the Cassidy-Graham health care bill ... Bill: "Wild West health care" doesn't work for people ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & ContraPoints
The moral ambiguities of punching Nazis ... ContraPoints’s experience with gender dysphoria ... Why does the far right dominate YouTube? ... How YouTube stars pay the bills ... Interpreting Pewdiepie’s recent “heated gaming moment” ... Why ContraPoints left academia for YouTube ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Why Bill’s new piece on single-payer is ruffling feathers ... Are Democrats the party of single-payer now? ... Why is healthcare Bernie’s main issue? ... Will the "death panels" charge return? ... Matt’s quiet boycott of the NFL ...
Glenn Loury & Amy Wax
The professional fallout from Amy's recent controversial op-ed ... Rethinking the Sexual Revolution on college campuses ... How to educate the disadvantaged ... What do disadvantaged kids need? ... Glenn: Critics of meritocracy have a point ... Is affirmative action demoralizing for black students? ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Bill and Matt talk kids and vacations ... Trump's lack of vision on DACA ... Who does the DACA repeal appeal to, anyway? ... Matt: Dems should compromise on the border wall ... How Hillary Clinton’s new book relitigates 2016 ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Zandy Hartig
What is Trump's pathology? ... Therapy dogs for Trump-induced depression ... Zandy: Give Renée Zellweger a break ... A straightforward approach to men’s fashion ... The oft-overlooked positives of Twitter ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & William R. Black
What does Houston mean to American culture? ... Nathan Bedford Forrest, the KKK, and Confederate statues ... The fraught territory of Confederate-themed TV shows ... Was the Civil War inevitable? ... Bill’s experience as a young suburban Neo-Confederate ...
Bill Scher & Robert Wright
Bill on why Bannon lost out to the “globalists” ... What motivates Trump, besides adulation? ... The Dems try their hand at populist messaging ... Does free college appeal to working class white voters? ... Bob’s new project: Mindful Resistance ...
Glenn Loury & Amy Wax
Amy’s controversial op-ed on upper-middle class values ... Who is a victim of circumstance and who isn’t? ... Glenn: You can’t blame culture for every disparity ... Amy responds to criticism from colleagues ... How can black elites contend with these questions? ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Michael Sweeney
First reactions to the Game of Thrones season finale (spoilers ahead!) ... Littlefinger as a working class hero ... Michael’s professional opinion of GoT’s editing ... Will the series have a Hollywood ending? ... Does George R.R. Martin have a huge trick up his sleeve? ...
Robert Wright & Scott McConnell
How the process of elimination brought Buchananites to Trump ... Why GDP isn’t everything in America-first economics ... Where did non-interventionist Trump go? ... Scott: Without Bannon, there is no White House agenda ... President Trump: Inept, unprepared, but not stupid ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Douglas Lain
How Zero Books came to publish Kill All Normies ... The early days of online trolling ... How the "manosphere" turned political ... Harassment from the right, moral shaming from the left ... Doug: Zero Books would shift right to fight fascism ...
Glenn Loury & John McWhorter
The fallout from Charlottesville ... John: What did General Lee offer humanity? ... Were Trump's press conference statements really that bad? ... Is the 'alt-left' violent? ... Weighing the threat of an alt-right uprising ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & B. D. McClay
What B.D. saw in Charlottesville ... What should we do with Confederate monuments? ... Mixed feelings on the Durham statue-toppling ... Is the monument debate a distraction? ... Were Charlottesville police negligent? ... Ideas to fix the toxic statue debate ...
Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
Why Charlottesville does (and doesn't) represent America ... Was Gorsuch worth destroying the Republican brand? ... The case against alienating white men ... How to defend conservatism in the Age of Trump ... Trump wades into the Alabama special election ... Bill and Matt muse on Trump's praise for Kim Jong Un ...
Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Kat Rosenfield
The surprising controversy over young adult novel The Black Witch ... A brief sociology of "callout culture" ... Kat: YA's diversity problem is real ... Kat fields impassioned responses to her piece ... Why YA is for adults, too ...
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