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
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Bret Weinstein discuss Trump’s knack for baiting the left into opposing regular people’s “common sense” beliefs. Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Amanda Mull, author of the recent essay “Body Positivity Is a Scam,” about how the social network can shape one’s self-image. The Wright Show Omar Baddar of the Arab American Institute outlines which media outlets do a good job at illuminating the Palestinian perspective.
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis make sense of partisan reactions to Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un.
MeaningofLife.tv Adam Frank, author of the new book Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth, speculates that climate change may be the “great filter” that stops extraterrestrial civilizations from reaching maturity. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv