The Glenn Show, Glenn and Corey consider how gay marriage moved from an abstract rights issue to a mainstream political cause. Does equal protection under the law provide a constitutional basis for marriage equality? Do African-Americans and the LGBT community face analogous levels of discrimination? Is there any rational basis for banning gay marriage? Glenn argues that gay people have experienced prejudice, but nothing analogous to the history of slavery. Play entire video
Posted:Apr 22, 2013
The Glenn Show | Apr 22, 2013 | Glenn Loury & Corey Brettschneider
Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss whether Ukraine’s military progress makes Putin more likely to usher in catastrophe. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss whether non-Trumpist Republicans are normalizing election denying. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, and Ian Rowe, founder and CEO of Vertex Enterprise Academies, debate the meaning and significance of marriage. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Sebastian Strangio, author of In the Dragon’s Shadow, explains why Sino-American relations look “grayer” when viewed from Southeast Asia. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the political and military pressures faced by the Russian leader. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis question the wisdom of the Republican Senator’s introduction of a 15-week abortion ban bill. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and economist Larry Kotlikoff discuss Glenn’s concept of “social capital” and how social inequality perpetuates itself. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and New York Times columnist Bret Stephens debate whether the US applies higher standards to China and Russia than to itself. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss whether John Fetterman’s health is a legitimate concern for voters and whether Dr. Mehmet Oz risks backlash for questioning it.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss John’s contentious online exchange with the Boston University professor and racial justice advocate.