Rip Van Kaus awakens to a frightening new reality
Bob and Mickey scan the dial for better Christian music
Did the Taliban sell out Ayman al-Zawahiri?
Bob: Weapons sent to Ukraine will end up in US extremists’ hands
Why did Nancy Pelosi go to Taiwan?
If Trump had been reelected, would Putin have invaded Ukraine?
Ukraine War update
Are pro-choice Kansas voters also pro-Democrat?
Mickey: My fears about Democratic midterm gains look more and more realistic
Joe Manchin zags his way into supporting BBB
Biden manages to avoid stagflation (for now)
Parrot Room preview: Joe Rogan, Alex Jones, Brittney Griner, Monkeypox, Jonah Goldberg, the (possible) fascism of JD Vance and Blake Masters, Mickey’s beef with Chris Murphy, Mikey’s defense of mansplaining, the end of social media, a small wrinkle in the midterms, Obnoxious Use of the Word “Agency” of the Week, the third party question, John Fetterman, and the LIV Tour antitrust suit
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Posted:Aug 5, 2022
Nonzero (The Wright Show) | Aug 5, 2022 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
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. 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.