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22 July 2019

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Jillian C. York (Electronic Frontier Foundation, JillianCYork.com) and Katherine Maher (Wikimedia Foundation)

On Interrobang‽, Jillian and Katherine survey Sisi Fetish, a tumblr chronicling strange forms of adulation for Egypt’s military leader. Should liberals be wary of embracing libertarians in the fight against NSA surveillance? They discuss revelations about German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone being tapped, and how new European data protection regulations will affect US tech companies. Have the NSA revelations hurt US attempts to track terrorist financing? Jillian highlights Mark Zuckerberg’s very selective approach toward free expression. Does Facebook want to become a news platform?

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Recorded:Oct 29    Posted:Oct 30, 2013
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Interrobang‽ | Oct 30, 2013 | Jillian C. York & Katherine Maher

Culturally Determined

Jock and Man at Yale

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Glenn Loury discuss the college admissions scandal, university athletics, and affirmative action.

The Wright Show

Are swing voters worth wooing?

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Robert Wright, Mark Schmitt, and Sarah Posner ponder whether Democrats should worry less about cutting into Trump’s coalition and more about mobilizing their own base.

The DMZ

Trump takes on “the Squad”

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss conservative reactions to Trump’s offensive comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar.

MeaningofLife.tv

Stranger Things and the spirit of Gen X

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Daniel Kaufman and Milton Lawson discuss whether the Netflix hit signals Generation X will have its pop culture moment.

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Searching for the science behind ASMR

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Jamie Lauren Keiles, who recently wrote about ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) for the New York Times Magazine.

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Is meditation “for” something?

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Robert Wright, who just returned from a meditation retreat, talks with Josh Summers.

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The DMZ

AOC vs. Pelosi

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis analyze the intra-Democratic feud.

MeaningofLife.tv

Is there consciousness after death?

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John Horgan talks to author Bernardo Kastrup about what happens after we die.

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What is grace?

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Theologian Serene Jones, author of the new book Call It Grace: Finding Meaning in a Fractured World, offers an answer.

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The Glenn Show

Shifting the focus from racial disparity

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Glenn Loury talks to Coleman Hughes about his recent essay, “Black American Culture and the Racial Wealth Gap.”