Mickey: Inflation could abate by the midterms, saving the Dems
Bob: Congress’s inability to act meaningfully on guns is outrageous
How the 14th Amendment could support federal pro-abortion legislation
Does Boris Johnson’s fall reflect disenchantment with Brexit?
Build Back Better is back
Liz Cheney, Democratic presidential candidate?
Bob’s somewhat intrusive gun control workaround
Harvard’s pandemic stimulus check study
Parrot Room preview: A Ukraine update, Blake Masters, good career news for two TNR alums, Mickey attacks Mark Leibovich, January 6, corporatism, naming names in the Epstein case, Bari Weiss gossip,
Minions and TikTok, Bob saw Memorial and you didn’t, and the abortion-seeking ten-year-old story .
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Posted:Jul 8, 2022
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The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Manhattan Institute President Reihan Salam discuss the post-George Floyd political realignments that may currently be underway in the US. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis assess the outlook for the case against Trump in the wake of the FBI’s raid on Mar-a-Lago. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright, Jonah Goldberg, and Mickey Kaus debate the merits of putting commitment to an institution ahead of one’s personal brand. 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.