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Recorded:Feb 3    Posted:Feb 7, 2010
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UN Plaza | Feb 7, 2010 | Mark Leon Goldberg & Paul Collier

MeaningofLife.tv

Mourning on Twitter

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Rachel Vorona-Cote, who recently wrote about grieving for her mother’s death in the essay “The Fraught Culture of Online Mourning.”

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The Glenn Show

The “black silent majority”

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Michael Fortner describes his book Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment, about support for draconian drug laws in the black community in the 1970s.

The Wright Show

Anti-interventionism isn’t isolationism

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Chris Preble, author of the new book Peace, War, and Liberty: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy, explains why his libertarian skepticism about military intervention isn’t the same as isolationism.

Drezburt

Envisioning a post-Trump foreign policy

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Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner discuss what the next Democratic president would do if Trump loses in 2020.

The Wright Show

How do Iranians view Trump?

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Iranian-American journalist Negar Mortazavi explains.

The DMZ

Into the Amash pit

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Matt Lewis explains why he would readily vote for libertarian GOP congressman Justin Amash, who is weighing a presidential run.

Culturally Determined

“This is my home”

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Chris Arnade, author of the new book Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, discusses why many Americans don’t move away from where they grew up to seek better opportunities.

MeaningofLife.tv

Abuse in the yoga community

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Josh Summers speaks with Matthew Remski, author of the new book Practice and All Is Coming, about the prevalence of sexual assault in highly devoted yoga communities.

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The Wright Show

The downside of civic engagement

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Oliver Burkeman, author of the recent Guardian essay “How the news took over reality,” says viewing the world through a political lens may ultimately be bad for democracy.