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5 December 2022

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Biden in 2024?

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the implications—for the Democrats’ prospects and for America—of a bid for re-election. Play entire video

Israel in American politics

Robert Wright and Eric Alterman, author of the new book We Are Not One, discuss how differences in attitudes toward Israel among American Jews play out politically.

You call this a town square?

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate Elon Musk’s stewardship of Twitter.

The “poison” of racial identity

Glenn Loury, Kmele Foster, Shelby Steele, and Robert Woodson debate the merits of taking pride in the past accomplishments of other black Americans.

Dems in “array”

Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss why they think the Democrats have looked more in sync than their GOP counterparts as of late.

The “Russian” missile

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the explosion in Poland that led Zelensky to call for NATO intervention.

What’s the deal with Mastodon?

Robert Wright and tech writer Harry McCracken discuss the suddenly prominent Twitter alternative.

Is immigration good for African Americans?

Glenn Loury and filmmaker Rob Montz discuss open questions in the immigration debate.

What happened to the “red wave”?

Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the midterm results and compare the (still-developing) outcomes to their predictions.

The Glenn Show

Cruelty in the name of “antiracism”

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Actor James Beaman talks with Glenn Loury and John McWhorter about the effects of “antiracism” in the theater.

The DMZ

R.I.P. G.O.P.?

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Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the issues they see confronting the Republican party and what—if anything—can be done to fix them.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

The minds of others

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Robert Wright and psychologist Paul Bloom discuss the limits and benefits of cognitive empathy.

The Glenn Show

Whose side are you on?

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Glenn and John defend their respective decisions to vote Republican and Democrat in the midterms.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Is DeSantis headed for the White House?

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus reassess the American political landscape in the aftermath of the midterms.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Self-awareness the hard way

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Cognitive psychologist John Vervaeke takes Robert Wright through an empathy circling exercise in real time.