Posted:Feb 5, 2015
Jonathan Chait’s piece, “Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say”
Freddie’s first response to Chait, “I don’t know what to do, you guys”
Amanda Taub’s piece, “The truth about ‘political correctness’ is that it doesn’t actually exist”
Wikipedia on “PCU”
Everyday Feminism on “ableist language”
Freddie on campus activism
Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel, “In the Shadow of New Towers”
Chait’s piece, “The Democrats Have Two Choices Now: Gridlock or Annihilation”
Doug Henwood on Hillary Clinton
Alex Pareene on Chait
Aryeh’s piece, “Robo-Chait”
Tom Wolfe’s piece, “The ‘Me’ Decade and the Third Great Awakening”
Freddie on civility
Jacob Weisberg’s 2006 piece on Ned Lamont
Andrew Sullivan’s 1989 TNR story, “Here Comes the Groom”
Interview with Adolph Reed
Freddie on Reed
Wikipedia on “kayfabe”
Dan Lyons’s post, “The Shanley Show”
Tom Wolfe’s book, “Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers”
Michelle Goldberg on “Feminism’s Toxic Twitter Wars”
Michael Brendan Dougherty on P.C.
Culturally Determined | Feb 5, 2015 | Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Freddie deBoer
The Wright Show Robert Wright and Aaron Mate discuss allegations that the world’s chemical weapons watchdog suppressed evidence that an infamous attack in Syria, which drew US military retaliation, didn’t actually take place. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis debate Mike Bloomberg’s debate performance. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Rajiv Sethi discuss a framework that Loury developed to understand the effects of racial discrimination. The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Andrew Bacevich, president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft and author of The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory.
Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with filmmaker Kirby Ferguson, who just completed his documentary This Is Not a Conspiracy Theory. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether moderate Democrats will unite to deny Bernie Sanders the nomination.
The Glenn Show And will blacks be left behind again? Glenn Loury speaks with Ernesto Cortés, Jr. and Peter Skerry.