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Washington Monthly | Aug 10, 2015 | Paul Glastris, Ed Kilgore, & David Atkins

The Glenn Show

The spiritual challenges of climate change

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Glenn Loury and historian Daniel Bessner discuss the possibility that combating climate change will require rethinking what it means to live a meaningful life.

The DMZ

The legacy of Norm MacDonald

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Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the late comic’s work and career.

MeaningofLife.tv

James Lindsay climbs aboard the Trump train

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David Ottlinger and journalist Cathy Young discuss the controversial anti-woke crusader’s support for Donald Trump.

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Crime and Punishment and Determinism

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Robert Wright and journalist Oliver Burkeman ask whether a commitment to determinism would require us to rethink our approach to criminal justice.

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Culturally Determined

A midpoint in the cultural battle of kids vs. parents

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade talks with Katie Baker about her recent essay on early ’90s Nickelodeon and how children’s entertainment has changed since then.

The Wright Show

Did the Global War on Terrorism backfire?

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss whether the wars that followed 9/11 fueled homegrown terrorism.

The Glenn Show

Rocks and race at the University of Wisconsin

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss how the University of Wisconsin should have handled recent campus protests.

The DMZ

Looking back at 9/11

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Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss what they’ve learned about American politics since the 9/11 attacks.

Culturally Determined

A counternarrative on online disinformation

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Joe Bernstein discusses his new Harper’s cover story reconsidering “fake news.”

Culturally Determined

The case against The White Lotus

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Critic John Ganz found the widely praised HBO series tedious and hollow.