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Culturally Determined | Mar 18, 2019 | Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Marshall Curry

Make India Great Again

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In a conversation with Connor Echols, political scientist Achin Vanaik explains how Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi uses an aggressive foreign policy to appeal to his base at home.

The Wright Show

Why did Hezbollah intervene in Syria?

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In a conversation with Robert Wright, Rania Khalek argues that the decision had less to do with Iran than most people think.

Culturally Determined

What Babe Ruth’s mother’s adultery teaches us about the history of profanity

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with John McWhorter, author of the new book Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever.

The Wright Show

Are we stuck with Covid?

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the possibility that Covid vaccines will become a permanent part of life.

The Glenn Show

Pushing back against “disinformation”

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Glenn Loury and Richard Epstein discuss critical race theory and the legal history of racial redress in the US.

Psychopolitica

Is Putin a mystic?

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Following the revelation that Putin owns a float tank, Nikita Petrov and John Horgan speculate that he may be the Übermensch.

The DMZ

BIF! POW!

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Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis push back on bipartisan infrastructure deal pessimism.

Culturally Determined

“In this Ohio diner…”

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with DougJ, who runs the parody Twitter account New York Times Pitchbot, about a lazy trope of reporting on Middle America.

The Wright Show

Law and Order: Global Edition

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Robert Wright and Eli Lake debate whether autocracies violate international rules and norms more than democracies.

Empire state of mind

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International relations scholars John Ikenberry and Patrick Porter debate whether America is an empire.