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14 August 2020

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

On The DMZ: On Syria, is Obama emulating George Bush or Woodrow Wilson? Is the media beating the war drums? What happens if limited military strikes don’t work? Is Obama taking a page from Reagan’s foreign policy playbook? Plus, the real issue: Does the backlash to Miley Cyrus’s VMAs performance indicate that American culture is turning against vulgarity? And how should parents handle the rawness of popular culture?

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Recorded:Aug 28    Posted:Aug 29, 2013
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The DMZ | Aug 29, 2013 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

The Wright Show

The fall and rise of Leon Wieseltier

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the rehabilitation of #MeToo miscreants.

Is the FDA mishandling Covid testing?

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Glenn Loury and Laurence Kotlikoff discuss the FDA’s coronavirus testing strategy.

Culturally Determined

If a statue is pulled down, where should it go?

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with historian Katrina Gulliver about the fate of toppled statues.

The DMZ

The successor

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss what picking Kamala Harris as VP means for the future of the Democratic Party.

MeaningofLife.tv

Why does bad CGI make us feel weird?

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Daniel Kaufman and David Ottlinger apply a philosophical lens to the question.

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The Glenn Show

The case for reopening schools

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Glenn Loury and educator Michele Kerr discuss sending students back to school this fall.

The Wright Show

The great TikTok emergency

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss Trump’s campaign against the Chinese video app.

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.