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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

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