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25 July 2014

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“No excuses,” no credibility?

Conor Friedersdorf and Freddie deBoer debate whether the "no excuses" style of education reform is more about looking good than doing good. Play entire video

Is the two-state solution really and truly dead?

Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner analyze the future of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Plus: Putin gets trapped by his own propaganda.   Play entire video

Did China just snub North Korea?

Yong Kwon and Steven Denney consider whether tension is brewing between North Korea and China. Plus: Being pro-Japanese in South Korea.   Play entire video

How will the world react to MH17?

Volodymyr Yermolenko, from Kiev, talks to Robert Wright. Plus: Who are the “Cossacks” who allegedly shot down MH17?   Play entire video

The boss and your birth control

Sarah Posner and Kara Loewentheil discuss whether Hobby Lobby fits into a larger phenomenon of shrinking workers’ rights. Plus: Who gets a religious exemption?   Play entire video

Millennial Marxists and disillusioned Randians

Will Wilkinson and Jason Brennan discuss whether your political fate is set age at nineteen. Plus: The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse as a utopian capitalist society.   Play entire video

“Killer robots”

Are opponents of autonomous weapons using science fiction like The Terminator to fearmonger? Rob Farley and Charli Carpenter discuss. Plus: Capital in Westeros.
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America’s real global challenge

It’s not in the Middle East. Robert Wright and Stephen Walt discuss. Plus: What if ISIS actually establishes a state?   Play entire video

Worldwise

Can Iran be reintegrated into the world?

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Robert Wright speaks with Hooman Majd, who recently reported from the Iranian nuclear negotiations in Vienna. Plus: Will there be an Iranian nuclear deal?   Play entire video

Rational Actors

Can people live without a government?

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Kevin Glass talks to Ben Terris, who recently visited Porcfest, a libertarian gathering in New Hampshire. Plus: Visiting the “libertarian Burning Man.”   Play entire video

The DMZ

Should the Dems go hard populist?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider whether Democrats should play it safe or follow Elizabeth Warren’s lead. Plus: How going on cable news is like doing heroin.   Play entire video

Foreign Entanglements

Is neoconservatism in its last throes?

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Rob Farley and Matt Duss analyze the fight between Dick Cheney and Rand Paul. Plus: Did Netanyahu decide to kick the hornet’s nest?   Play entire video

Worldwise

The hardest job in Hong Kong

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Robert Wright speaks with University of Hong Kong law professor Simon Young about the position of Chief Executive. Plus: Is freedom on the wane in Hong Kong?   Play entire video

The DMZ

Ann Coulter vs. the Tea Party

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider whether Coulter’s positions are based on principle or politics. Plus: Conservatives against suburban sprawl.   Play entire video