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
Nikita Petrov explains the strange phenomenon to John Horgan. The DMZ Bill Scher critiques the current conservation about Wilson and race. Feminine Chaos Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy speak with Leigh Stein, author of the new satirical novel Self Care, about anti-racism as self-improvement.
The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Sarah Posner, author of the new book Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump, who argues that race was more important than abortion in bringing evangelicals into politics.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury speaks with historian David Kaiser about the central claims of the 1619 Project. The DMZ Despite Biden’s big polling lead, Matt Lewis says Trump’s defeat is far from a sure thing. The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Kaiser Kuo of the Sinica podcast about the origins of China’s “authoritarian turn.”
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury speaks with Carol M. Swain, author of the prescient 2002 book The New White Nationalism in America.