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Recorded:Sep 25    Posted:Sep 25, 2015
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Rational Actors | Sep 25, 2015 | Kevin Glass & Barrett Holmes Pitner

The Glenn Show

Save the banks, not the bankers

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Ten years after the Great Recession, economists Glenn Loury and Ross Levine consider how to prevent another financial collapse.

MeaningofLife.tv

On being canceled

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Daniel Kaufman and Oliver Traldi discuss the professional risk involved in expressing heterodox views in the field of philosophy.

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The Wright Show

What’s a little disastrous foreign policy between friends?

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Robert Wright and historian Stephen Wertheim discuss why Democrats welcomed neoconservatives into the Resistance after Trump’s election.

Culturally Determined

Was Gillette’s ad a success?

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Brand consultant Bill Gullan analyzes the controversial viral ad that criticizes toxic masculinity.

The Glenn Show

“Factually it’s completely wrong”

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Glenn Loury speaks with Laurence Kotlikoff, who criticizes the narrative of the causes of the Great Recession presented by the book and film The Big Short.

MeaningofLife.tv

The interpretation of dreams

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Alice Robb, author of the new book Why We Dream, about the meaning of events—such as one’s teeth falling out—that happen in our dreams.

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The Wright Show

Israel’s sense of siege

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Journalist Lisa Goldman, who lived in Tel Aviv during the second Intifada, describes how an atmosphere of fear and violence helped push Israelis to the right.

MeaningofLife.tv

A postmodern view of the Bible

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Philosopher and theologian John D. Caputo explains how he understands Scripture.

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The Glenn Show

Malcolm or Martin?

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Glenn Loury and John Wood, Jr., spokesman for the bipartisan dialogue group Better Angels, consider why young black activists look to Malcolm X for guidance instead of Martin Luther King, Jr.