William Davies, author of the new book Nervous States: Democracy and the Decline of Reason, connects nineteenth-century theories of crowd behavior to today's social media.
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The famously combative Glenn Greenwald discusses his experience on Twitter.
Robert Wright speaks with author Michael Lewis, host of the new podcast Against the Rules, about why trying to be impartial brings so much suffering these days.
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy consider the ethics of dating apps and race.
Robert Wright speaks with psychologist William von Hippel, author of the new book The Social Leap: The New Evolutionary Science of Who We Are, Where We Come From, and What Makes Us Happy.
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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss why Elizabeth Warren’s focus on policy will help her in the primary debates, but may ultimately prevent her from winning the nomination.
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Wilfred Reilly, author of Hate Crime Hoax, speaks with Glenn Loury about the state of racial animosity in America.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the voting habits of older Democrats.
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Glenn Loury speaks with public school teacher Michele Kerr about how teachers adapt their instruction style to students of different backgrounds.
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Robert Wright and John Glaser of the Cato Institute assess the administration’s Iran strategy.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Milton Lawson assess the movies in the wake of Avengers: Endgame. (Contains spoilers.)
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with philosopher Justin E. H. Smith, author of the recent NYT op-ed “The End of Satire.”