Posted:Apr 12, 2009
Ben Smith’s interview with Susan Rice
John Holmes on potential bloodbath in Sri Lanka
As Japan Claims UN Council President Agreement, N. Korea Scoffs At Technicalities
North Korea Says Launch Justified by March Convention Signing, But Did They Register?
As US Moves to Join UN Human Rights Council, Kenyan Activists Threatened
With Clark at UNDP, Melkert Is “Expected” to Leave, Dervis’ Stealth Service
UN Puts Convicted Korean Businessman on Global Compact Board, Dismisses Complaints
YouTube video by Inner City Press re UN on civilian deaths in Sri Lanka
As Sri Lanka Issues Ultimatum, UN’s Ban Raises Other Issues, “No Fire” Zone in Peril
On Sri Lanka, UN Adopts “Janus Face,” Half Calling to Stop Fighting, Hedging Bets
On Sri Lanka, UN’s Ban Says “Never Again” to Call for Ceasefire or Suspension
Jonah Goldberg doesn’t like US joining HRC
Samantha Power’s “A Problem from Hell”
UN Plaza | Apr 12, 2009 | Mark Leon Goldberg & Matthew Lee
The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss Biden’s handling of negotiations with Russia over the situation in Ukraine. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and journalist Heather Mac Donald discuss Glenn’s speech “The Case for Black Patriotism” and Heather’s recent explorations of African American literature. Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Chris Novembrino consider Tom Friedman’s controversial column that argued for a cross-party coalition to oppose Trump. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis debate whether Adam McKay’s film accurately depicts our current media and political environment. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Richard Hanania, author of Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy, discuss a man who helped start both the Iraq War and the expansion of NATO. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate whether China’s authoritarianism and surveillance technology will pose a threat to the world. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss Lani Guinier’s contributions to our ideas about voting rights, her nomination to a position in the Clinton administration, and Clinton’s subsequent withdrawal of that nomination. The Wright Show Robert Wright and anthropologist Agustín Fuentes discuss the issues that arise when trans women compete in women’s sports. Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Milton Lawson discuss the unusual origins of the ’80s action figures.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the legal and political consequences of January 6 a year later.