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The Glenn Show | Nov 19, 2014 | Glenn Loury & Daria Roithmayr

The Wright Show

The madness of online crowds

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William Davies, author of the new book Nervous States: Democracy and the Decline of Reason, connects nineteenth-century theories of crowd behavior to today’s social media.

The Glenn Show

Does social media magnify racism?

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Wilfred Reilly, author of Hate Crime Hoax, speaks with Glenn Loury about the state of racial animosity in America.

The DMZ

No progressives in foxholes

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the voting habits of older Democrats.

MeaningofLife.tv

Is it ethical to not read the news?

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Leah Finnegan, who recently wrote about radically reducing her news consumption.

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The Wright Show

“Social media brings out the worst in all of us”

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The famously combative Glenn Greenwald discusses his experience on Twitter.

The Wright Show

A good referee is an unhappy referee

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Robert Wright speaks with author Michael Lewis, host of the new podcast Against the Rules, about why trying to be impartial brings so much suffering these days.

Feminine Chaos

Should algorithms decide who we date?

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Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy consider the ethics of dating apps and race.

The Glenn Show

Teaching with finesse

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Glenn Loury speaks with public school teacher Michele Kerr about how teachers adapt their instruction style to students of different backgrounds.

MeaningofLife.tv

The world is what it is. Or is it?

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Philosophers Dan Kaufman and Crispin Sartwell debate the relationship between human senses and reality.

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The Wright Show

What does Trump want from Iran?

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Robert Wright and John Glaser of the Cato Institute assess the administration’s Iran strategy.