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Recorded:Oct 7    Posted:Oct 10, 2011
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Bloggingheads.tv | Oct 10, 2011 | Matt Welch & Robert Frank

The DMZ

How to combat the “whitelash”

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Matt Lewis argues that antagonizing white men may do more harm than good. Plus: Is this really America?

MeaningofLife.tv

Life is suffering (and always was)

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Robert Wright on how anxiety predates the unique challenges of modernity—and how Buddhism can help.

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Culturally Determined

Does YA have a diversity problem?

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Writer Kat Rosenfield explains the origins of recent conflict in the young adult fiction community. Plus:Mining for controversy.

Culturally Determined

Radical or reactionary?

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Doug Lain of Zero Books, publisher of Andrea Nagle’s Kill All Normies, explains how the alt-right differs from other forms of radical politics.

MeaningofLife.tv

Could a god work in quantum ways?

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Robert Wright asks Brian Greene whether the laws of physics leave room for outside intervention. Plus: The surprising appeal of “many worlds”.

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Drezburt

Trump’s incredible shrinking credibility!

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Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner on how the president is getting in his own way. Plus: The end of the axis of adults.

The Glenn Show

Marking our moral evolution

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John McWhorter argues that Confederate leaders like Robert E. Lee should be remembered, but not commemorated.

The Wright Show

Is there a method to Trump’s madness?

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Journalist Sarah Posner on how Trump’s open hostility toward the media strengthens his base of support. Plus: Trump’s nightmare scenario.

Culturally Determined

How do you solve a problem like General Lee?

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B.D. McClay, editor at The Hedgehog Review, contends that making the argument about Confederate monuments into a national debate is misguided.

The DMZ

Fighter pilots win wars, not elections

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Bill Scher says that the surge in veterans running for office isn’t necessarily a boon for Democrats. Plus: Does biology beat culture?