Posted:Jun 1, 2017
- Eric Turkheimer, Kathryn Paige Harden, and Richard E. Nisbett, Vox, “Charles Murray is once again peddling junk science about race and IQ”
- Freddie deBoer, “Disentangling race from IQ and genetics”
- James Wolcott, Vanity Fair, “Why the alt-left is a problem, too”
- Damon Linker, The Week, “The spiritual ruin of a universal basic income
The Wright Show | Jun 1, 2017 | Robert Wright & Freddie deBoer
Daniel Drezner, author of the recent book The Ideas Industry, explains the cycle of praise and rejection that shapes the careers of top public intellectuals.
Former Weather Underground member Mark Rudd explains why he can’t write off the Antifa movement completely. Plus: Not so fast, comrade.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Joe Biden can maintain populist appeal without making promises to the Sanders wing of the Democratic Party. Plus: Sunday Night Football, interrupted.
The Wright Show
Andrew Sullivan argues that a new Democratic focus on wealth inequality could “scramble” the country’s ideological divisions.
In light of the recent Harvey Weinstein scandal, Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Mike Pence’s old-fashioned rule for interacting with other women.