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26 October 2020

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Recorded:Oct 6    Posted:Oct 7, 2011
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The Week in Blog | Oct 7, 2011 | Chris Moody & Matt K. Lewis

Culturally Determined

Trump the insult comic

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Dan Brooks, who wrote a recent New York Times Magazine story on Trump and political comedy.

The Wright Show

Parsing the Hunter Biden emails

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss alleged Biden family misdeeds.

Culturally Determined

Why the “long tail” thesis was wrong

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with William Deresiewicz, author of the new book The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech.

The DMZ

The two Joe Bidens

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Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the competing moderate and left-wing influences on a Biden presidency.

The Wright Show

Is socialism compatible with identity politics?

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Robert Wright speaks with John Judis, author of the new book, The Socialist Awakening: What’s Different Now About the Left.

The Glenn Show

Ice Cube’s October surprise

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss rapper Ice Cube’s influence on Trump’s plan for Black America.

The Wright Show

Sister Swamp-jah

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Should Biden denounce “the swamp”? Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus consider.

The DMZ

Overturning precedent

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis debate how Amy Coney Barrett presented her jurisprudence at the confirmation hearings.

MeaningofLife.tv

The tradition of liberal Protestantism

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Robert Wright speaks with Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, author of the new book Just Faith: Reclaiming Progressive Christianity.

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