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29 January 2023

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Glenn Loury (Manhattan InstituteBrown 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

Is another Harlem Renaissance possible?

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss the achievements of the Harlem Renaissance writers and how they compare to the mindset of contemporary Black Studies programs.

The DMZ

Pat Buchanan Retires

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On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the legacy of the newly-retired Pat Buchanan. Plus: Is White Lotus conservative?; The debt limit showdown; and will Haley take on Trump?

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

A false flag in Ukraine?

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Political scientist Ivan Katchanovski argues that the 2014 Maidan massacre was perpetrated mainly by snipers from far-right groups in hopes that the government would be blamed.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Biden’s chances in 2024

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate the odds of reelection.

The Glenn Show

The false promise of net zero emissions

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Glenn Loury and physicist Steven Koonin discuss how the push to halt carbon emissions obscures the limits of climate science.

The DMZ

Biden’s Classified Docs Scandal

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Mishandled classified documents. Grounded planes. Gas stoves. Have Democrats lost their edge already in 2023? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss in this week’s DMZ.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Pitfalls of perspective taking

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Robert Wright and meditation teacher Josh Summers discuss some of the challenges of employing cognitive empathy in daily life.

The Glenn Show

The unified field theory of non-whiteness

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In this excerpt from their 2022 “best of” episode, Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss the possible fragmentation of a political coalition of “people of color” in the US.