Anand Giridharadas, author of the new bestseller
Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, discusses the role celebrity intellectuals play in sustaining American capitalism. Play entire video
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Christopher White, national correspondent for the Catholic news site Crux, revisit the 2002 Church sex abuse scandal in light of the #MeToo movement. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss why some conservative women are reluctant to dismiss the claims made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Glenn Loury and John McWhorter consider.
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate whether creeping authoritarianism is a real danger.
Economist Robin Hanson and social scientist Simon DeDeo debate the social and economic causes of the gender pay gap.
Glenn Loury speaks with his son Glenn Loury II, a speculative fiction author.
Noah Smith and socialist writer Meagan Day discuss the differences between the two ideologies.
The Wright Show Robert Wright and David Kaye, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of expression, discuss the conspiracy theorist’s banishment by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Feminine Chaos Phoebe Maltz Bovy and Kat Rosenfield analyze whether the recent personal essays by Jian Ghomeshi and John Hockenberry should have been published. The Wright Show National security reporter Marc Ambinder critiques Bob Woodward’s new book on the Trump administration.
The DMZ As Hurricane Florence nears the coast, Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the political effect of massive storms.
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis debate whether the “deplatforming” of figures like Alex Jones from social media is a matter of free speech.