Trump finally crosses the line for Mickey (again)
Why is Trump threatening to undermine Republicans in the midterms?
Mickey: It’s smart politics to dump the child tax credit
Are some of Dave Chappelle’s jokes antisemitic?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s less-than-flattering appraisal of Colin Kaepernick
Is Steve Bannon going to jail?
Bob: “The jury is out” on the possibility of democracy in China
Parrot Room preview: Supply chains, Michael Wolff’s account of Jeffrey Epstein’s theory of Trump, Walgreens closes stores over crime, Nick Kristof’s possible gubernatorial run, more evidence of Ben Rhodes’s blobishness, David Shor, Terry McAuliffe’s chances in Virginia, a roadblock to Mickey’s coup theory, the new Velvet Underground doc, Steven Pinker and the left, a genitalia joke face-off, Facebook’s thought policing, and help for boomers
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Posted:Oct 15, 2021
The Wright Show | Oct 15, 2021 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and journalist Heather Mac Donald discuss Glenn’s speech “The Case for Black Patriotism” and Heather’s recent explorations of African American literature. Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Chris Novembrino consider Tom Friedman’s controversial column that argued for a cross-party coalition to oppose Trump. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis debate whether Adam McKay’s film accurately depicts our current media and political environment. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Richard Hanania, author of Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy, discuss a man who helped start both the Iraq War and the expansion of NATO. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate whether China’s authoritarianism and surveillance technology will pose a threat to the world. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss Lani Guinier’s contributions to our ideas about voting rights, her nomination to a position in the Clinton administration, and Clinton’s subsequent withdrawal of that nomination. The Wright Show Robert Wright and anthropologist Agustín Fuentes discuss the issues that arise when trans women compete in women’s sports. Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Milton Lawson discuss the unusual origins of the ’80s action figures. The Wright Show
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the legal and political consequences of January 6 a year later.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Robert Woodson discuss some of the ways that Woodson Center-supported programs are helping communities in need.