logo

4 December 2022

logo

Share this video:

Or choose a specific part to share:

Start at:
Stop at:
Preview

Embed this video, or the specific part you've chosen, on your site:

Michael Brendan Dougherty (The Slurve, National Review) and Jamelle Bouie (Slate)

On Washington Squares, Michael Brendan Dougherty and Jamelle Bouie begin by asking whether the Trayvon Martin case can be separated from the larger arguments liberals and conservatives want to make about the country. Michael thinks Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law is fine on paper but bad in practice. Jamelle is surprised at the amount of open racism on the Internet, and Michael and Jamelle discuss whether racism is actually growing in the digital age. They next discuss why social progress should never be taken for granted. Jamelle argues that America will never really be a minority-majority country, and Michael finishes by asking whether “blackness” will always be America’s most prominent social divide.

Play entire video
Recorded:Mar 30    Posted:Apr 1, 2012
Download:
mp3
Washington Squares | Apr 1, 2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty & Jamelle Bouie

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Biden in 2024?

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the implications—for the Democrats’ prospects and for America—of a bid for re-election.

The Glenn Show

Cruelty in the name of “antiracism”

playvideo screenshot

Actor James Beaman talks with Glenn Loury and John McWhorter about the effects of “antiracism” in the theater.

The DMZ

R.I.P. G.O.P.?

playvideo screenshot

Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the issues they see confronting the Republican party and what—if anything—can be done to fix them.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Israel in American politics

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Eric Alterman, author of the new book We Are Not One, discuss how differences in attitudes toward Israel among American Jews play out politically.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

You call this a town square?

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate Elon Musk’s stewardship of Twitter.

The Glenn Show

The “poison” of racial identity

playvideo screenshot

Glenn Loury, Kmele Foster, Shelby Steele, and Robert Woodson debate the merits of taking pride in the past accomplishments of other black Americans.

The DMZ

Dems in “array”

playvideo screenshot

Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss why they think the Democrats have looked more in sync than their GOP counterparts as of late.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

The minds of others

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and psychologist Paul Bloom discuss the limits and benefits of cognitive empathy.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

The “Russian” missile

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the explosion in Poland that led Zelensky to call for NATO intervention.

The Glenn Show

Whose side are you on?

playvideo screenshot

Glenn and John defend their respective decisions to vote Republican and Democrat in the midterms.