5 May 2015

Who has veto power on campus?

Angus Johnston and Robby Soave debate a recent protest of the film American Sniper at the University of Michigan. Play entire video

The four forces destroying old-school blogging

Mickey Kaus, who recently quit The Daily Caller and took kausfiles independent, explains. Plus: Immigration and the Baltimore riots.   Play entire video

Rand Paul’s case for leaving Saddam in power

Matt Lewis explains why he has sympathy for Paul’s position. Plus: Will the Baltimore riots spark a law-and-order backlash?   Play entire video

Should cops be taking more risks?

Glenn Loury and Harold Pollack consider the safety of police officers and suspects. Plus: Is Cornel West wasting his gifts?   Play entire video

You broke the law today

Kevin Glass and Vikrant Reddy discuss America’s overcriminalization problem. Plus: Is criminal justice reform a conservative value?   Play entire video

The case for rapprochement with Iran

Robert Wright and Jacob Heilbrunn consider possibilities beyond the nuclear deal. Plus: Who’s the neoconiest of them all?   Play entire video

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Raise the minimum wage, unleash the robots?

Mark Schmitt and Katherine Mangu-Ward debate the effects of a higher minimum wage. Plus: The Koch primary.   Play entire video

African Americans, European Muslims, and interethnic harmony

In the context of the Charlie Hebdo attack, Robert Wright and David Frum debate language taboos. Plus: Are we Charlie Hebdo?   Play entire video

How Clinton can fend off the Karl Rovian attack

Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner consider. Plus: Why the Iran bill is an “unambiguous win” for Obama   Play entire video

Culturally Determined

Uber, but for everything

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Bill Beutler describes being a power user in the “on-demand economy.” Plus: Meet the proud future owner of an Apple Watch.   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

An unpleasant first encounter with American health care

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British journalist Daniel Knowles describes his treatment after a bicycle accident. Plus: What causes a riot?   Play entire video

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Candidates are brands first, people second

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Betsy Woodruff and Jeff Blehar discuss the logos and brand identities of the presidential contenders. Plus: Hillary bums us out.   Play entire video


Huckabee’s populist threat

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Matt Lewis and Will Rahn consider the untapped anti-establishment sentiment in America. Plus: Can the GOP become the party of cool?   Play entire video

Foreign Entanglements

Is Confederate nostalgia dying out?

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Robert Farley and Kevin Levin discuss the South’s changing attitudes toward Lincoln and the Civil War. Plus: 150 years of Union.   Play entire video

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Girding ourselves for Hillary mania

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Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss mentally prepare for the next 16 months of press obsession over the Clinton candidacy. Plus: Ted Cruz’s sugar daddy, revealed!   Play entire video