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Glenn Loury (Brown University) and Joshua Cohen (Boston Review, Stanford University)

On The Glenn Show, Josh and Glenn talk about their respective battles with prostate cancer. Glenn discusses his own travails after the death of his wife, Linda. Josh pivots to a description of the work he was doing in Kenya this summer. Glenn reports on his own excursion to Nepal. They compare Nepali and American political discourse. Finally, Josh and Glenn complain about the lack of seriousness in Obama and Romney’s campaign ads.

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Recorded:Aug 10    Posted:Aug 13, 2012
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The Glenn Show | Aug 13, 2012 | Glenn Loury & Joshua Cohen

Foreign Entanglements

Olympic-sized woes

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Historian Colin Snider discusses the dreary national mood in Brazil before the upcoming Summer Games.

The nitty gritty of being president

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David Frum argues that sound policy alone does not make for a com-petent leader. Plus: Is Trump confused about power?

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Sauna as a spiritual experience

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Religious scholar Jack Tsonis, founder of the “Saunatarian movement,” talks ritual and transcendence.

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The DMZ

Don’t count on Cruz 2020

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Bill Scher on why Ted Cruz likely won’t unite the party should Trump lose in November.

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The police are shooting unarmed white men, too

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter on the seldom-discussed list of white men wrongfully killed by cops.

The Glenn Show

Why bad cops aren’t the real problem

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Criminologist and former police officer Peter Moskos says unnecessary police shootings are more about failed systems than bad policing. Plus: Stopping death by cops.

The Glenn Show

Why race-based police shootings aren’t an epidemic

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Heather Mac Donald argues that black Americans are not killed by police at disproportionately high rates.

MeaningofLife.tv

What would Spinoza say about modern-day USA?

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Spinoza scholar Steven Nadler argues that American politics is infected by religion. Plus: Spinoza and Buddhism.

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Culturally Determined

The ills of the elite

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Helen Andrews critiques America’s meritocratic ruling class. Plus: Are the Ivies ruining America?