logo

25 March 2017

logo

Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Gershom Gorenberg (South Jerusalem, The Unmaking of Israel, The American Prospect)

On The Posner Show, Sarah talks to Gershom, who says that despite all the fireworks over whether Chuck Hagel is “pro-Israel,” Israelis really don’t care. Gershom breaks down last week’s election results, and hypothesizes about the next coalition government. Although many declared the results a victory for the center, Gershom point out that the only blocs that gained were from the left. Can Yair Lapid help push Israel back to the negotiating table with the Palestinians? Will a second-term Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry be able to change the dynamic? Gershom disputes the conventional wisdom in the US that Israeli society has moved to the right, and makes the case against despair about the peace process. Finally, what do the Hagel hearings reveal about America’s relationship with Israel?

Play entire video
Recorded:Jan 31    Posted:Feb 1, 2013
Download:
mp4
mp3
The Posner Show | Feb 1, 2013 | Sarah Posner & Gershom Gorenberg

The Wright Show

You’re what’s wrong with Twitter

playvideo screenshot

Emily Parker reflects on what running a “troll-free” site taught her about how human nature hinders civil discourse online.

The Glenn Show

Carrot or stick?

playvideo screenshot

Economists Glenn Loury and Robert Cherry on the debate over how social programs should shape behavior. Plus: Who needs college?

The Glenn Show

Medicaid the Republican way

playvideo screenshot

Glenn Loury and Harold Pollack discuss how block grants would affect health care for the poor.

The DMZ

Trump to House: Be afraid

playvideo screenshot

Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether the president can scare Republicans into backing the health care bill.

Trump, Storyteller-in-Chief

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and economist Andrés Rondón on why political narratives don’t need much in the way of facts. Plus: Is Trump America’s Hugo Chávez?

MeaningofLife.tv

Get cat vision, save the planet

playvideo screenshot

Philosopher Matthew Liao looks at ways to combat climate change through genetic engineering.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

The Glenn Show

Does Chicago need a crackdown?

playvideo screenshot

Glenn Loury and Alden Loury debate how to stop the shootings. Plus: Life on the South Side.

MeaningofLife.tv

The prison of belief

playvideo screenshot

Journalist Tony Ortega talks about the literal and metaphorical bars that keep people in Scientology. Plus: The sci-fi religion.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv