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 Wright Show
Ryan Holiday, author of Conspiracy, a new book on the destruction of Gawker, discusses how the Stoics might have viewed the conflict between Peter Thiel and Nick Denton. Plus: A genuine conspiracy
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis weigh whether James Comey’s memoir has sullied his reputation.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Miles Klee consider the place of the social outcast after nerd culture has gone mainstream.
Mark Kleiman and Megan McArdle discuss perceived prejudice against conservatives in academia and other fields.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Elizabeth Nolan Brown discuss how sex workers will adapt to the federal government’s recent closure of the controversial website.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and media critic Sonny Bunch discuss the past and future of the changing medium.
Harold Pollack and David Perry point to services for the disabled as something often overlooked by supporters of single-payer healthcare.