Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss what picking Kamala Harris as VP means for the future of the Democratic Party.
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Glenn Loury and educator Michele Kerr discuss sending students back to school this fall. Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss Trump’s campaign against the Chinese video app. Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the place of the filibuster in American democracy. Aryeh Cohen-Wade and theater critic and director Isaac Butler compare the filmed version of the musical with the stage version. Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy analyze the so-called “Media Thirst Guys.” Glenn Loury and law professor Amy Wax debate whether marginalized people should accept their marginal status. John Horgan and Michael Shellenberger, author of the new book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, debate the pros and cons of nuclear weapons.
Robert Wright speaks with Bruce Feiler, author of the new book Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age, about the roles played by “agency,” “belonging,” and “cause” in a meaningful life. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
The Wright Show Emma Ashford of the Cato Institute, who identifies with the realist school of foreign policy thought, discusses Russia’s 2014 intervention in Ukraine.
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Cain’s death from Covid will change conservative resistance to masks.
Nikita Petrov speaks with Gary Lachman, author of the new book The Return of Holy Russia: Apocalyptic History, Mystical Awakening, and the Struggle for the Soul of the World.