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

Josh and Glenn bring in the New Year on The Glenn Show. They discuss the larger significance of fiscal cliff showdown. Turning to a review of Campaign 2012, Glenn asks about the deeper meaning of Obama’s decisive victory. Poverty received little attention during the election—could the theory of justice advanced by philosopher John Rawls be a remedy? Next, a few of the best pieces published last year by Boston Review, the intellectual magazine Josh has edited for two decades: a forum on effective early childhood interventions, a report on the teaching of philosophy to high school students in Brazil, and an interview with author Junot Diaz.

Recorded:Jan 1    Posted:Jan 2, 2013
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The Glenn Show | Jan 2, 2013 | Glenn Loury & Joshua Cohen

Storytelling in novels, film, and video games

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Daniel Kaufman and video game reviewer Noah Caldwell-Gervais compare artistic expression in the different mediums.   Play entire video

Who has veto power on campus?

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Angus Johnston and Robby Soave debate a recent protest of the film American Sniper at the University of Michigan.   Play entire video

Culturally Determined

Uber, but for everything

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Bill Beutler describes being a power user in the “on-demand economy.” Plus: Meet the proud future owner of an Apple Watch.   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

An unpleasant first encounter with American health care

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British journalist Daniel Knowles describes his treatment after a bicycle accident. Plus: What causes a riot?   Play entire video

The Wright Show

The four forces destroying old-school blogging

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Mickey Kaus, who recently quit The Daily Caller and took kausfiles independent, explains. Plus: Immigration and the Baltimore riots.   Play entire video

The DMZ

Rand Paul’s case for leaving Saddam in power

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Matt Lewis explains why he has sympathy for Paul’s position. Plus: Will the Baltimore riots spark a law-and-order backlash?   Play entire video

The Glenn Show

Should cops be taking more risks?

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Glenn Loury and Harold Pollack consider the safety of police officers and suspects. Plus: Is Cornel West wasting his gifts?   Play entire video

Rational Actors

You broke the law today

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Kevin Glass and Vikrant Reddy discuss America’s overcriminalization problem. Plus: Is criminal justice reform a conservative value?   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

Candidates are brands first, people second

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Betsy Woodruff and Jeff Blehar discuss the logos and brand identities of the presidential contenders. Plus: Hillary bums us out.   Play entire video

The Wright Show

The case for rapprochement with Iran

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Robert Wright and Jacob Heilbrunn consider possibilities beyond the nuclear deal. Plus: Who’s the neoconiest of them all?   Play entire video