Posted:Aug 12, 2014
Glenn’s 1994 paper, “Self-Censorship in Public Discourse” (PDF)
Albert Hirschman’s book, “Exit, Voice, and Loyalty”
Orwell’s essay, “Politics and the English Language”
Michael Walzer’s book, “The Company of Critics”
Walzer’s book, “Interpretation and Social Criticism”
American Prospect debate on affirmative action
Sheryll Cashin’s new book, “Place, Not Race”
“Julius Caesar,” Act 3, Scene 2
The Glenn Show | Aug 12, 2014 | Glenn Loury & Rajiv Sethi
Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Amanda Mull, author of the recent essay “Body Positivity Is a Scam,” about how the social network can shape one’s self-image. The Wright Show Omar Baddar of the Arab American Institute outlines which media outlets do a good job at illuminating the Palestinian perspective.
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis make sense of partisan reactions to Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un. MeaningofLife.tv Adam Frank, author of the new book Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth, speculates that climate change may be the “great filter” that stops extraterrestrial civilizations from reaching maturity. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss whether John’s upbringing disqualifies him from speaking on blackness in America. The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Wajahat Ali, who wrote a controversial Atlantic article on visiting the West Bank, about how the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is framed.
MeaningofLife.tv Ross Douthat, author of the new book To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism, speaks to Father William Dailey about the relevance of the Vatican to the lives of most Catholics. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv