20 October 2014

Is China’s economy about to collapse?

Is Europe's? And what would that mean for US markets? Richard Vague, author of The Next Economic Disaster, explains. Play entire video

Do Republicans do better when Americans are afraid?

Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider. Plus: The strange saga of Charlie Crist’s portable fan.   Play entire video

Putin’s savvy restriction of food imports

Russian democracy activist Alexey Sidorenko describes how Vladimir Putin is using European Union sanctions to his advantage. Plus: Scenes from a Russian anti-war march.   Play entire video

The problem with political science

Robert Farley and Tom Nichols critique the modern political science department. Plus: What if Obama had struck Syria in 2013?   Play entire video

Why Turkey’s president turned against his old pal Assad

Soli Ozel, speaking from Istanbul, explains the enmity between President Erdogan and the Syrian leader. Plus: Why isn’t Turkey saving Kobani?   Play entire video

Will scandal bring down Hong Kong’s leader?

From Hong Kong, Christopher Beam discusses the newly precarious position of the island’s chief executive. Plus: Can Hong Kong’s protests win over its people?   Play entire video

Should campus rape accusations be handled by colleges or courts?

Kevin Glass and Elizabeth Nolan Brown consider. Plus: The case against “yes means yes.”   Play entire video

The good and bad of journalists as brands

Robert Wright and Jane McDonnell discuss how the role of the individual journalist has changed in the Internet age. Plus: The ethics and economics of “native advertising.”   Play entire video

The Posner Show

Whose Catholic Church will it be?

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Sarah Posner and Patricia Miller discuss controversial comments a German bishop made about his African colleagues, which have many conservative Catholics up in arms.   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

Gay Republican embroiled in sexual harassment scandal

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Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss discuss the controversy surrounding GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio.   Play entire video

The Posner Show

What evangelicals mean by “compassion”

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Sarah Posner talks to Lydia Bean, author of The Politics of Evangelical Identity. Plus: Evangelicals for socialized medicine.   Play entire video


Shifting identities in Korea

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Steven Denney and Adam Cathcart discuss the diminishing ethnic bond between North and South Koreans. Plus: What happened to Kim Jong-un?   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

Why some scandals don’t stick

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Daniel Strauss and Jeff Blehar discuss the controversies surrounding Scott Walker and Chris Christie. Plus: Why are polling experts always at each others’ throats?     Play entire video


Is France’s tough new foreign policy really new?

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Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry explains the logic behind his country’s military interventions. Plus: ​​Time to ally with the Assad regime.   Play entire video