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The Week in Blog | Feb 28, 2009 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Feminine Chaos

Do the French do everything better?

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On a special Francophile edition of Feminine Chaos, Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy discuss why French parenting, skincare, and diet are revered in American culture.

The Wright Show

How Obama could have prevented Trump

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Richard Vague, author of the new book A Brief History of Doom: Two Hundred Years of Financial Crises, says Obama should have given consumers more relief, and banks less, after the 2008 crash.

The DMZ

The liberal case against impeachment

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider whether Democrats would only hurt themselves by impeaching Trump.

The Glenn Show

Can adversity be quantified?

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss the College Board’s controversial new “adversity index,” which provides colleges with socioeconomic data about a student’s school and family life.

MeaningofLife.tv

The need to “complete the Darwinian revolution”

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Robert Wright speaks with David Sloan Wilson, author of the new book This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution.

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Culturally Determined

A controversial finale

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Michael Sweeney react to the final episode of Game of Thrones, which left many fans unhappy.

The Wright Show

The madness of online crowds

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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.

The Glenn Show

Does social media magnify racism?

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Wilfred Reilly, author of Hate Crime Hoax, speaks with Glenn Loury about the state of racial animosity in America.

The DMZ

No progressives in foxholes

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the voting habits of older Democrats.

MeaningofLife.tv

Is it ethical to not read the news?

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Leah Finnegan, who recently wrote about radically reducing her news consumption.

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