In a conversation with Mickey Kaus, Robert Wright argues that humans are in trouble if aliens don't show up sooner or later.
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Robert Wright and anthropologist Agustín Fuentes, author of a controversial article on The Descent of Man, try to unpack Darwin’s attitudes on race and genocide.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
In a conversation with Robert Wright, Mickey Kaus makes the case for an anti-woke Tea Party.
Matt Lewis and Bill Scher explore the meaning behind Trump’s blog bust.
Nicholas Clairmont discusses his recent essay applying class analysis to “woke” language.
Glenn Loury talks to economist Laurence Kotlikoff about the dangers of inflation caused by debt-financed COVID relief.
Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis explore the political implications of the recent increase in crime.
In a conversation with Rob Wiblin, a leader of the effective altruism movement, Robert Wright argues that unchecked cognitive biases are pushing the world toward disaster.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
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Glenn Loury, Cornel West, and Teodros Kiros discuss the global cultural impact of Black Americans and the problems of internalized despair that they still confront.
Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss why Vice President Kamala Harris seems to attract an outsized amount of attention and criticism.
The Wright Show
In a conversation with Robert Wright, historian David Brophy explains how China justifies its repression of the Uyghurs as part of the international fight against terrorism.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright argues that Trump is partly responsible for the absence of moderate candidates in Iran’s upcoming presidential election (and that Biden may be, too).
Labor reporter Alex N. Press describes how the company has treated its workers during the pandemic.