Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the Florida governor’s framing of the Ukraine War as a “territorial dispute”.
On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the SVB bank crisis—is “wokeness” to blame? Plus: Should DeSantis copy Trump’s “America First” approach to Ukraine? And will we miss Mitch McConnell when he’s gone?
Robert Wright and Ananyo Bhattacharya, author of The Man from the Future, discuss how John von Neumann handled the ethical questions arising from his work on the Manhattan project.
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams’s remarks about black people.
Robert Wright and psychologist Paul Bloom—author of the new book Psych—discuss current artificial intelligence programs and how they compare to the human mind.
Glenn Loury and economist Oded Galor discuss humanity’s ancient cycle of economic stagnation and how we escaped it.
On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the East Palestine situation—has it derailed Biden… and Buttigieg? Plus: Trump vs. DeSantis vs. who else? And has CPAC lost its cachet?
On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis ask: Can DeSantis take Trump’s attacks? Plus: Are people moving to Florida to escape “wokeness”? Will an indictment hurt or help Trump? And did the 1980 “October Surprise” change the course of history?
Nonzero (The Wright Show)
Robert Wright and banking expert Richard Vague discuss the costs and benefits of the government’s decision to intervene in the Silicon Valley Bank crisis.
On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis ask: What happened to Tucker Carlson? Plus: Scott Adams’ explanation/excuse; Is Trump back on top in the GOP primary?; Could Fox News lose Trumpists?; And did Biden do the right thing on the DC crime bill?