Michael Fortner describes his book
Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment, about support for draconian drug laws in the black community in the 1970s. Play entire video
Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner discuss what the next Democratic president would do if Trump loses in 2020. Iranian-American journalist Negar Mortazavi explains.
Matt Lewis explains why he would readily vote for libertarian GOP congressman Justin Amash, who is weighing a presidential run. Chris Arnade, author of the new book Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, discusses why many Americans don’t move away from where they grew up to seek better opportunities.
Oliver Burkeman, author of the recent Guardian essay “How the news took over reality,” says viewing the world through a political lens may ultimately be bad for democracy. Robert Wright speaks to Gabriel Wildau, former Shanghai bureau chief for the Financial Times, about dashed hopes for democratic reform 30 years after Tiananmen Square.
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy discuss the politics of romantic relationships with significant age gaps.
David Kaye, author of the new book Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet, considers the recent controversy over a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi.
The Wright Show Chris Preble, author of the new book Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy, explains why his libertarian skepticism about military intervention isn’t the same as isolationism.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Darrell West, author of the new book Divided Politics, Divided Nation, discuss how highly polarized politics affects their personal lives.
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss.