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 speaks with Eric Kaufmann, author of the new book Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities, about what kind of national identity Americans should embrace.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Trump’s changing positions on the Iran nuclear deal from the 2016 campaign to the present.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter cast a critical eye on the popular New York Times Magazine project that reconsiders the history of American slavery.
Daniel Bessner and Eli Lake debate whether the NYT columnist was treated unfairly during the Twitter brouhaha.
The Glenn Show
Loury, in a conversation with Robert Wright, discusses the issues that pushed him back toward conservatism in recent years.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the political difficulties of finding consensus on fighting climate change.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Joanna Mang, who wrote recently about the feminist blog Shakesville and its commenters, about what we think we’re doing when we argue online.