Posted:Oct 8, 2021
David’s memoir, A Life in History
David’s book, No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War
David’s book, American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War
Glenn’s conversation with Daniel Bessner, “American Empire before and after 9/11”
Ira Katznelson’s book, When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in America
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s essay, “The Case for Reparations”
The Chicago Fed’s paper, “The Effects of the 1930s HOLC ‘Redlining’ Maps”
Andrew Fenton’s article, “WTF happened in 1971 (and why the f**k it matters so much right now)”
The Glenn Show | Oct 8, 2021 | Glenn Loury & David E. Kaiser
Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss whether a win for abortion rights in Kansas indicates broader midterm gains for Democrats. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, and economist Richard Wolff debate the relative merits of planned economies and free markets, as well as the rights of workers to determine the fate of the companies they work for. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman assess the wisdom of the House Speaker’s trip to Taiwan. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and physicist Stephon Alexander, author of Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics, discuss the racial achievement gap in quantitative fields and how it might be closed. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the argument for Biden bowing out of the 2024 race. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus ask whether liberals and the left could be susceptible to election fraud conspiracies. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter denounce recent ugly attacks on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
The DMZ Matt K. Lewis and Bill Scher discuss the risky Democratic strategy of supporting Trumpy Republican primary candidates.