Glenn Loury argues that black identity and national pride aren’t mutually exclusive.
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Kat Rosenfield and Katie Herzog discuss body modification, “otherkin,” and people who believe they are animals.
Robert Wright and evolutionary psychologist Diana Fleischman discuss miscommunication between the sexes and what to do about it.
Sabine Hossenfelder, author of the new book Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray, says the theory of multiple universes “isn’t science.”Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Dan Kaufman discuss Generation X’s political identity.
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter consider whether the dominant American ideology on race is primed to change.
Robert Wright interviews theologian John Haught about the early-twentieth-century Catholic mystic, whose vision of an emerging “noosphere” foreshadowed the information age.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Phoebe Maltz Bovy and Kat Rosenfield discuss the oft-repeated claim that white women who voted for Trump need correction, particularly from other white women.
Matt Lewis argues that the Democrats’ presidential nominee should make Trump look old and out-of-touch.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the recent push from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive lawmakers.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the role of Trump’s presidency in sparking conversation about globalization and Middle American despair.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury speaks with James Forman, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning book Locking Up Our Own, about how black leaders dealt with the crime wave that started in the late ’60s.