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29 August 2014

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Can the Liberian health system survive Ebola?

Mark Leon Goldberg speaks with Jina Moore, who recently reported from Liberia. Play entire video
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When libertarians out-liberal the Democrats

Mark Schmitt and Katherine Mangu-Ward discuss the politics of police militarization. Plus: The libertarian polling controversy.   Play entire video

Militarized police and the Second Amendment

Does a well-armed public require a better-armed police force? Harold Pollack and Glenn Loury draw some connections. Plus: Does Ferguson need more black cops?   Play entire video

Coffee with Congress

Should Obama spend more time wooing Democrats in Congress? Kevin Glass and Mike Grunwald debate. Plus: How blocking Obama worked for Republicans.   Play entire video

“Imitated suicide” in Ukraine

Robert Wright speaks with Kiev-based journalist Volodymyr Yermolenko about Vladimir Putin’s strategy in Ukraine. Plus: Who is really leading the Ukrainian rebels?   Play entire video

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The newest “next Sarah Palin”

Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss discuss Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst, and how Democrats want to portray female Republicans. Plus: What’s keeping the Ferguson protests going?   Play entire video

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Post-empirical science

Physicists been working on string theory for a few decades, but they don’t have much to show for it. Dan Kaufman and Massimo Pigliucci discuss where science can go from here. Plus: Physicists vs. philosophers.   Play entire video

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The politics of Clinton’s hawkishness

Daniel Larison and Zack Beauchamp discuss Hillary Clinton’s controversial Atlantic interview. Plus: Should we fear mission creep in Iraq?   Play entire video

Why the GOP should tank the midterms

Bill Scher and Justin Green debate Bill’s controversial advice for Senate Republicans. Plus: Is Bernie Sanders a threat to Clinton?   Play entire video

The Posner Show

Is the Gaza war a turning point for American Jews?

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Sarah Posner and Brent Sasley debate whether the conflict changed American Jews’ view of Israel.   Play entire video

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Is ISIS a real threat to America?

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Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner consider. Plus: “The US will be hitting targets in Syria within a month”   Play entire video

The Wright Show

Is China a ticking time bomb?

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Richard Vague, author of The Next Economic Disaster, says China is exhibiting some of the symptoms that preceded the 2008 US economic collapse. Plus: The case for more debt relief.   Play entire video

The Wright Show

Keeping the peace in Gaza

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Yousef Munayyer argues that Hamas deserves more credit than it’s gotten for maintaining the 2012 ceasefire. Plus: Does Hamas mean what it says?   Play entire video

The Glenn Show

Why there’s more criticism of Israel in Israel than in America

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Glenn Loury and Rajiv Sethi discuss the differences between debates within a group and debates in “mixed company.” Plus: The hidden importance of “tokenism.”   Play entire video