Posted:Feb 5, 2012
On Syria, Double Veto After Russian Amendments Leaked, Rejected, Spun
Churkin on Russia’s UN Veto, Its Use in Zimbabwe & Myanmar, “Minority Defense”
Proposes In Syria Draft, China’s Li Baodong IDs “Wording We Cannot Accept,”
UN to Get Peacekeeping Advice from Alleged War Criminal, Says Ban Powerless
Amid Move to Switch From Criminal Silva, Ban Dismisses Predecessor Criticism
UN’s Ban Knew Had No Copters in South Sudan for 6 Weeks, Now Passes the Buck
The Wright Show | Feb 5, 2012 | Robert Wright & Matthew Lee
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy critique a viral video that says the phrase “you guys” is sexist and exclusionary.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright speaks with Eric Kaufmann, author of the new book Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities, about what kind of national identity Americans should embrace.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss Trump’s changing positions on the Iran nuclear deal from the 2016 campaign to the present.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter cast a critical eye on the popular New York Times Magazine project that reconsiders the history of American slavery.
Daniel Bessner and Eli Lake debate whether the NYT columnist was treated unfairly during the Twitter brouhaha.
The Glenn Show
Loury, in a conversation with Robert Wright, discusses the issues that pushed him back toward conservatism in recent years.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the political difficulties of finding consensus on fighting climate change.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Joanna Mang, who wrote recently about the feminist blog Shakesville and its commenters, about what we think we’re doing when we argue online.