Robert Wright argues that even if George Floyd was overdosing, Derek Chauvin is accountable for his death.
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Robert Wright talks with Jesse Singal, author of the new book The Quick Fix, about why so many highly touted findings from psychology haven’t panned out.
In a conversation with Connor Echols, scholar Madawi al-Rasheed argues that the Saudi monarchy uses its rivalry with Iran to justify repression at home and antagonism abroad.
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss how race-based public policy could backfire against Democrats.
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter debate whether new election regulations are aimed at suppressing the Black vote.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Matthew Sitman, cohost of the podcast Know Your Enemy.
Connor Echols and Jessica J. Lee discuss why crippling sanctions haven’t brought North Korea to the table.
Glenn Loury and Josh Cohen discuss the philosopher John Rawls’s vision of liberalism.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis explore what’s different, and what’s not different, in the gun control debate after the recent mass shootings.
Is Sen. Joe Manchin’s latest call for bipartisanship a roadblock to an infrastructure bill, or is it more political kabuki? Bill Scher and Matthew Cooper discuss.
Matt Lewis takes issue with Democrats’ invocation of Jim Crow’s legacy in the current voting rights debate.
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Robert Wright asks cyber security expert Tim Stevens how confident we can be that Russia was behind the Solar Winds hack.
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Robert Wright argues that U.S. lawmakers’ mindless defense of intellectual property rights makes it harder to defeat the pandemic.