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19 February 2019

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Glenn Loury (Watson Institute for International and Public AffairsBrown University) and Ann Althouse (Althouse)

On The Glenn Show, Glenn and Ann check in on Obama a year into his second term. Has his vacillation on Syria and the Fed hurt his credibility? Ann argues that the Larry Summers controversy exposed an anti-science crowd on the left—but maybe a small dose of delusion is healthy. Turning to the end of NYC’s stop-and-frisk program, Ann worries that emotions adulterated the public debate. Are liberal gun-control measures breeding a nation of victims? Finally, Glenn criticizes the secrecy of the security state under Obama.

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Recorded:Sep 20    Posted:Sep 22, 2013
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The Glenn Show | Sep 22, 2013 | Glenn Loury & Ann Althouse

The Glenn Show

Moving on from the minstrel show

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss whether blackface should be forbidden.

The DMZ

What’s the big emergency?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the potential effects of Trump’s national emergency order.

The Wright Show

Trump’s Trojan horse

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Journalist Max Blumenthal, reporting from Caracas, explains why Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro refused to accept a US aid shipment.

The Glenn Show

Can we take race out of the criminal justice equation?

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Glenn Loury speaks with Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations.

MeaningofLife.tv

What is truth, anyway?

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Philosophers Daniel Kaufman and Crispin Sartwell discuss the “true” meaning of truth according to different branches of philosophy.

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The Wright Show

American hypocrisy

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How important is moral consistency in foreign policy? Robert Wright and Heather Hurlburt consider.

Feminine Chaos

Madame Bovary, Gone Girl, and the likeability backlash

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Kat Rosenfield and Hillary Kelly discuss the representation of “terrible women” in literature.

MeaningofLife.tv

How Facebook manipulates us

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Douglas Rushkoff, author of the new book Team Human, explains.

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The DMZ

Who survives a public scandal?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s political fate in an era of rapid online news.

Culturally Determined

A parable about talent

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Juliet Lapidos describes the origins of her new novel, Talent, which uses the biblical Parable of the Talents as a frame for a literary detective story.