22 August 2014
Democracy in America
The Glenn Show
The Good Fight
The Mind Report
The Posner Show
The Wright Show
The Good Fight (round 1)
Pros & Conn
The Week in Blog
Socioeconomic issues including education, poverty and racial inequality
Jun 28, 2010 — Naomi Cahn & Ross Douthat
Naomi’s new book, “Red Families v. Blue Families”
Let’s talk about sex
Ross: Working-class America needs more 1959, less 2009
Should the state subsidize stay-at-home parents?
The problem with the Swedish model of child care
Does the blue-family model depend on abortion?
Jun 21, 2010 — Glenn Loury & Ross Levine
Why are so many Americans in prison?
Glenn disputes the idea that more incarceration leads to less crime
Race, class, and stigma
Collective responsibility vs. America’s individualist ethos
Imprisonment as the new Jim Crow
Ideas for reforming the criminal justice system
Jun 9, 2010 — Dana Goldstein & Robert Lerman
Robert’s case for apprenticeships instead of college
Cost-benefit analysis of higher education
Hey, what about the value of the liberal arts?
Robert tries to cure Dana of her cynicism about vocational training
Robert: National educational standards are a mistake
Will vocational training reinforce racial segregation in schools?