Does Elon Musk know what he’s gotten himself into?
Bob: Leaving Twitter is harder than it sounds
Bob offers Musk a free idea for monetizing Twitter
Is the US backing Putin into a corner?
Mickey: Kevin McCarthy’s dumbness is an asset
A cynical theory about the origins of Russiagate
Does anyone have anything to look forward to?
Parrot Room preview: Covid, Jeffrey Goldberg, Mickey is worried about immigration again, false flag accusations against Russia, Bob complains about William Burns’s memoir, Glen Campbell trivia, Tucker Carlson talk, the transition of power at the NYT, another Madison Cawthorn sex scandal,
Station Eleven, and Nico .
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Posted:Apr 29, 2022
Nonzero (The Wright Show) | Apr 29, 2022 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
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.