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Recorded:Jun 6    Posted:Jun 7, 2009
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Percontations | Jun 7, 2009 | Robert Wright & Karl Giberson

Feminine Chaos

The Rihanna interview gone wrong

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Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy discuss the bizarre Twitter backlash to Rihanna’s recent interview in Vogue.

The Wright Show

Did “Putin win” in Syria?

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Max Blumenthal offers a dissenting view on the effects of Turkey’s incursion into Syria.

MeaningofLife.tv

Millennials and magic

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Cait Raft and Drew Spears, the cohosts of This Podcast Is Self Care, about why many young people are embracing tarot, astrology, and crystals.

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The Glenn Show

Should we fear violent civil unrest?

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter examine the extreme risks of impeaching and convicting Trump.

The Wright Show

A magazine of ideas in an online world

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Robert Wright speaks with Chris Lehmann, the new editor of The New Republic.

Is free college a good idea?

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Noah Smith and Ben Burgis debate the pros and cons of Bernie Sanders’s proposal for free tuition at all public universities.

MeaningofLife.tv

Watch what you say!

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Bhikkhu Bodhi, a translator of ancient Buddhist texts, discusses the demanding Buddhist ideal of “right speech.”

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The DMZ

Is Trump worth impeaching?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Democrats are taking a major risk by pushing for Trump’s impeachment.