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26 April 2017

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Is the EPA chief a “climate change denier”?

Glenn Loury questions when it’s fair to use the label. Play entire video
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The Divided States of America?

Psychologist Troy Campbell says that Americans may be less polarized than they think.

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The left’s Russophobia

David Klion and Michael Tracey debate whether the Trump-Russia story has spun out of control. Plus: Is Trump becoming a neocon?

Scaring the immigrants out

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate whether Trump’s tactics are immoral.

The end of “America First”?

Robert Wright and Jim Lobe on whether Trump’s foreign policy is taking a globalist turn. Plus: Will Trump put troops in Syria?

Feeling forgetful? Upgrade your brain’s RAM

Science journalists John Horgan and Michael Lemonick, author of The Perpetual Now, on what tech means for memory. Plus: Do your memories make you “you”?

McDonald’s as a community center

Photojournalist Chris Arnade uses the fast-food chain to talk about America’s cultural divides. Plus: The back-row kids.

Can Trump succeed as a do-nothing president?

Robert Wright and Mark Schmitt consider the minimum his supporters will accept. Plus: Will Bannon get the boot?

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Existentialist bio-Buddhism

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Psychologist David Barash searches for the meaning of life by fusing biological, Buddhist and existentialist perspectives together.

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Resist Trump wisely

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Political scientist Erica Chenoweth on what the anti-Trump movement can learn from non-violent movements around the world. Plus: It wasn’t Syrians who started Syria’s civil war.

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America the hypocritical?

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Robert Wright and Eli Lake debate whether the U.S. has a double standard when it comes to Iran’s support for Syria. Plus: Must Assad go?

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Why the MOAB and the Syria strikes won’t scare Kim Jong-un

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Daniel Drezner says the administration’s posturing isn’t credible. Plus: The end of Turkish democracy?

The DMZ

Is the president becoming presidential?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider whether Trump’s leadership is maturing. Plus: Sorry Democrats. Kansas doesn’t mean much.

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Siri says it’s terminal

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Robert Wright and ethicist Wendell Wallach, author of A Dangerous Master, imagine how AI will affect health care. Plus: DIY pandemics.

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