BhTV

23 May 2015

bloggingheads.tv

Kevin Glass (Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity) and Zack Beauchamp (Vox)

On a special year-end edition of Rational Actors, Kevin talks to Zack about his theory that 2013 was the best year in human history. What’s driving the decline in infant mortality? Kevin notes that both the US economy and the Eurozone were surprisingly resilient this year, and partly credits sequestration. Is President Obama a stealth fiscal hawk? Zack claims that 2013 was the year of drones and predicts that 2014 will be the year of robotic warfare. Kevin predicts that the school choice debate will become a major issue going into the next elections.

Recorded:Dec 31    Posted:Dec 31, 2013
Download:   wmv | mp4 | mp3 | fast mp3
Rational Actors | Dec 31, 2013 | Kevin Glass & Zack Beauchamp

The Wright Show

Is David Letterman a nihilist?

playBhTV video

Or is he just Midwestern? Robert Wright and Ann Althouse ponder the late night host’s legacy.   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

Why Clinton’s media strategy is self-defeating

playBhTV video

Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss analyze Hillary Clinton’s policy of rarely taking questions from the press.   Play entire video

The DMZ

Fox News doesn’t go easy on GOP contenders

playBhTV video

Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Fox’s recent interviews with Bush, Rubio, and Walker. Plus: Maybe Jeb Bush doesn’t really want to be president.   Play entire video

Rational Actors

“Due process has gone out the window”

playBhTV video

Ashe Schow makes the case against campus sexual assault tribunals. Plus: Should colleges be adjudicating rape cases?   Play entire video

The Wright Show

Does doing good make you feel good?

playBhTV video

Robert Wright speaks with Peter Singer, author of the new book The Most Good You Can Do. Plus: Bad charity.   Play entire video

The Glenn Show

In defense of black “respectability politics”

playBhTV video

Glenn Loury and John McWhorter stand up for an idea that is denigrated by many on the left. Plus: Is the focus on police abuse misguided?   Play entire video

Drezburt

The “genius” of Scott Walker

playBhTV video

Heather Hurlburt praises how Walker treats the American public’s anxiety. Plus: Grading Rubio’s big foreign policy speech.   Play entire video

The DMZ

Lessons Republicans must learn from Iraq

playBhTV video

As Jeb Bush stumbles over questions about Iraq, Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss how GOP candidates can do a better job. Plus: If you’re pro-immigration, shouldn’t you also be pro-trade?   Play entire video

Friedersdorf

Blasphemous cartoons and a question of honor

playBhTV video

Conor Friedersdorf and Noah Millman analyze the psychology behind the attack in Garland, TX. Plus: LA vs. NYC on race, class, and memory.   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

Waiting for the 2016 oppo hits

playBhTV video

Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss consider what else might come out about Clinton and her GOP rivals. Plus: Bernie Sanders arrives.   Play entire video