Glenn Loury and educator Michele Kerr discuss sending students back to school this fall.
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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and theater critic and director Isaac Butler compare the filmed version of the musical with the stage version. Emma Ashford of the Cato Institute, who identifies with the realist school of foreign policy thought, discusses Russia’s 2014 intervention in Ukraine.
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy analyze the so-called “Media Thirst Guys.” Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus present their scenarios.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Cain’s death from Covid will change conservative resistance to masks. 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 Daniel Kaufman and Russell Blackford, author of The Tyranny of Opinion: Conformity and the Future of Liberalism, discuss John Stuart Mill’s vision of liberalism. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus speculate.
The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss Trump’s campaign against the Chinese video app.
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the place of the filibuster in American democracy.
The Glenn Show 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. 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.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss what the accusation of racism really means.