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Recorded:Jan 24    Posted:Jan 25, 2018
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The Wright Show | Jan 25, 2018 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus

The Glenn Show

Should we fear violent civil unrest?

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter examine the extreme risks of impeaching and convicting Trump.

The Wright Show

A magazine of ideas in an online world

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Robert Wright speaks with Chris Lehmann, the new editor of The New Republic.

Is free college a good idea?

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Noah Smith and Ben Burgis debate the pros and cons of Bernie Sanders’s proposal for free tuition at all public universities.

MeaningofLife.tv

Watch what you say!

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Bhikkhu Bodhi, a translator of ancient Buddhist texts, discusses the demanding Buddhist ideal of “right speech.”

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The DMZ

Is Trump worth impeaching?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Democrats are taking a major risk by pushing for Trump’s impeachment.

The Glenn Show

What happens if affirmative action is eliminated?

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Glenn Loury considers the question at an event hosted by the St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community.

MeaningofLife.tv

Describing “ultimate reality”

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Daniel Kaufman and Massimo Pigliucci discuss whether physicists will be ever able to describe the structure of reality.

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The Wright Show

Does it matter that the whistleblower is a CIA agent?

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Robert Wright and Michael Tracey debate the importance of the identity of a key player in the Ukraine scandal.

Culturally Determined

Why cancel culture is both real and fake

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Mellie Macker consider the power dynamics of “cancellation.”