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27 August 2014

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“The US will be hitting targets in Syria within a month”

Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner discuss the nascent military campaign against ISIS. 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 there’s more criticism of Israel in Israel than in America

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

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The cool/nauseating experience of virtual reality

William Beutler and Cotton Delo describe wearing the Oculus Rift VR headset. Plus: Is virtual reality a novelty, or revolutionary?   Play entire video

The libertarian polling controversy

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Mark Schmitt and Katherine Mangu-Ward analyze public opinion on libertarianism.   Play entire video

The Glenn Show

Militarized police and the Second Amendment

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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

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 DMZ

Why the GOP should tank the midterms

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

Democracy in America

Can public media save journalism?

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As traditional media outlets cut staff, some investigative reporters are working with public media outfits. Greg Marx and Kevin Davis discuss. Plus: The rise of non-profit journalism.   Play entire video