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Bill Scher (Real Clear Politics, Politico) and Matt K. Lewis (The Daily Beast, MattLewis.org)

On The DMZ: Matt sees nothing but nepotism in Liz Cheney’s Wyoming Senate run. What ever happened to respecting your political elders? Bill heralds the filibuster deal as proof that John McCain has become Obama’s new BFF. Can conservatives adapt to the political bias towards action? Bill explains why he won’t read This Town, Mark Leibovich’s exposé of DC culture. Has Obama broken his promise to change the way Washington works? Plus: Why Matt identifies more with Trayvon Martin than with George Zimmerman.

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The DMZ | Jul 18, 2013 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

The DMZ

Defending the filibuster

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the place of the filibuster in American democracy.

Culturally Determined

Hamilton on the small screen

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and theater critic and director Isaac Butler compare the filmed version of the musical with the stage version.

The Wright Show

A realist take on Russia’s annexation of Crimea

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Emma Ashford of the Cato Institute, who identifies with the realist school of foreign policy thought, discusses Russia’s 2014 intervention in Ukraine.

Feminine Chaos

The men who want to date women who know Ezra Klein

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Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy analyze the so-called “Media Thirst Guys.”

The Glenn Show

In praise of social hierarchy

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Glenn Loury and law professor Amy Wax debate whether marginalized people should accept their marginal status.

The DMZ

The mask and Herman Cain

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Cain’s death from Covid will change conservative resistance to masks.

Are nukes good?

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John Horgan and Michael Shellenberger, author of the new book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, debate the pros and cons of nuclear weapons.

MeaningofLife.tv

The ABCs of meaning

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Robert Wright speaks with Bruce Feiler, author of the new book Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age, about the roles played by “agency,” “belonging,” and “cause” in a meaningful life.

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Examining Russian exceptionalism

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Nikita Petrov speaks with Gary Lachman, author of the new book The Return of Holy Russia: Apocalyptic History, Mystical Awakening, and the Struggle for the Soul of the World.