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Recorded:May 5    Posted:May 17, 2009
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Percontations | May 17, 2009 | Frans de Waal & Jeffrey Schloss

MeaningofLife.tv

TV that Americans used to share

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Daniel Kaufman and David Ottlinger lament the social and political implications of television fragmentation.

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Global Dispatches

The ones who can’t get out

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Alexandra Bilak, Director of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, explains the challenge of aiding populations who are forced to migrate within national borders.

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Seneca’s tips for anger management

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Massimo Pigliucci, author of the new book How to Be a Stoic, offers some classical self-help advice.

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The Glenn Show

On the hunt for heretics at Evergreen State College

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John McWhorter and Glenn Loury consider parallels between unrest at the school and the nature of religious zealotry. Plus: Should HBO fire Bill Maher?

MeaningofLife.tv

What do feelings do?

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Linda Blanchard, author of Dependent Arising in Context, explains how meditation can give you a different perspective on grief.

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Piercing McMaster’s mystique

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Historian Daniel Bessner argues that the “warrior-scholar” serving as National Security Advisor has a narrow strategic vision. Plus: Will Comey’s testimony change anything?

The DMZ

Civility on the campaign trail

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Bill Scher on how “above board” politics in the Democratic primary helped unify the electorate. Plus: Do Dems have a “unity edge” over Republicans?

The Wright Show

Trump and the realignment of American politics

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Political scientist Darren Beattie argues that the traditional conservative/liberal paradigm no longer makes sense. Plus: Why Trump and not just Trumpism?

The DMZ

Does Karen Handel’s win mask a threat to GOP dominance?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider whether Georgia’s close special election foreshadows trouble for Republicans.

Global Dispatches

The “Trump Effect”

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Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament, on Europe’s reaction to political upheaval in the U.S.