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Recorded:Jan 20    Posted:Jan 24, 2009
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UN Plaza | Jan 24, 2009 | Mark Leon Goldberg & William Drayton

The DMZ

American-made theocracy?

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Bill Scher, Matt K. Lewis explains why he thinks some in the US’s far-right—like recent Trump-Kanye tablemate Nick Fuentes—have a lot in common with radical Islamists.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Israel in American politics

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Robert Wright and Eric Alterman, author of the new book We Are Not One, discuss how differences in attitudes toward Israel among American Jews play out politically.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

You call this a town square?

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate Elon Musk’s stewardship of Twitter.

The Glenn Show

The “poison” of racial identity

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Glenn Loury, Kmele Foster, Shelby Steele, and Robert Woodson debate the merits of taking pride in the past accomplishments of other black Americans.

The DMZ

Dems in “array”

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Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss why they think the Democrats have looked more in sync than their GOP counterparts as of late.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

The minds of others

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Robert Wright and psychologist Paul Bloom discuss the limits and benefits of cognitive empathy.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

The “Russian” missile

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the explosion in Poland that led Zelensky to call for NATO intervention.

The Glenn Show

Whose side are you on?

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Glenn and John defend their respective decisions to vote Republican and Democrat in the midterms.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

What’s the deal with Mastodon?

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Robert Wright and tech writer Harry McCracken discuss the suddenly prominent Twitter alternative.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Is DeSantis headed for the White House?

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus reassess the American political landscape in the aftermath of the midterms.