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21 September 2020

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RIP RBG. What happens next?

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus consider the ramifications of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death. Play entire video

Interrogating Trump as “performance artist”

Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Christopher Grobe, author of a recent scholarly article on Trump’s connections to performance art.

Preventing bad interventions

Robert Wright and Robert Kagan debate whether America would be better off if it consistently respected international law.

How can there be persons?

Philosophers Daniel Kaufman and Joshua Rasmussen consider.

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The cadaver factor

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus consider Biden’s alleged cognitive decline.

The non-incumbent president

Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Trump’s unusual strategy of running as the challenger.

Are liberal democracies more likely to play by the rules?

Robert Wright and international relations scholar John Ikenberry debate the question.

The Glenn Show

Who gets access to affirmative action data?

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Glenn Loury and economist Peter Arcidiacono discuss why universities only permit some people to study their admissions data.

The DMZ

Staying on the front porch

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis assess Biden’s travel-light campaign strategy.

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Discrimination at Harvard?

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Glenn Loury speaks with economist Peter Arcidiacono, an expert witness for a group of Asian-American applicants suing Harvard for alleged racial bias.

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Mindfully coping with anger on social media

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Robert Wright speaks with meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg, author of the new book Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World.

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What makes the Marvel films great

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Daniel Kaufman speaks with comic book writer Milton Lawson.

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The Glenn Show

The anti-racist “bluff”

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss the sincerity of white support for Black uprisings.