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http://bloggingheads.tv/programs/rational-actors
Description
Kevin Glass talks to writers and analysts of all political persuasions to suss out why they take the positions they do and to challenge them from a different P.O.V.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-07-14 01:50
last episode published
2017-01-31 23:53
publication frequency
34.55 days
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Number of Episodes
25
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Episodes

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31.01.2017

Kevin Glass& Adrianna McIntyre

What’s next for Obamacare? ... Will insurance companies just sit this one out? ... The Cassidy-Collins proposal: A plan everyone can hate! ... Why “repeal and delay” shouldn’t be an option ... Adrianna’s advice to Trump ... Punting healthcare to the st...
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6.01.2017

Kevin Glass& Carrie Sheffield

Carrie’s media startup, Bold ... How the election influenced the evolution of Bold ... Does the media need to feature more pro-Trump viewpoints? ... Reaching non-traditional conservatives ... Bold’s focus on urbanites ...
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20.11.2016

Kevin Glass& Ben Howe

Why Ben opposed Trump ... What should the Never Trump crowd do now? ... What’s going to happen with the Supreme Court? ... Can pro-Trump conservatives and Never Trump conservatives reconcile? ... The danger of extreme partisanship ... The short-sighted...
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20.09.2016

Kevin Glass& Matthew Sheffield

The limited influence of conservative media ... Why did establishment conservatives underestimate Trump? ... When listening to the news leads to bad political strategies ... How the conservative media marginalized itself ...
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30.08.2016

Kevin Glass& John Davidson

The struggling white working class ... The opioid-fueled destruction of communities ... Failures to respond to poverty in all communities ... Should residents in struggling towns just move? ... Why poverty encourages even high-earners to support Trump ...
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19.06.2016

Kevin Glass& Jim Tankersley

The essay that shaped Charles Koch's quest for knowledge ... Possible bias in Koch-funded research ... Critiques of Koch's academic pursuits ... How Koch funding differs from other grants ... Private funding is common, so what's the big deal? ... A def...
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18.04.2016

Kevin Glass& Charlotte Allen

Why Charlotte is a Trump supporter ... Do immigrants really commit more crime? ... How is Trump's immigration policy different from Cruz's? ... Cost-benefit analysis of free trade ... Charlotte: Trump's brashness is a breath of fresh air ...
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29.03.2016

Kevin Glass& Josiah Neeley

What is net metering? ... Net metering from the conservative perspective ... How government subsidies affect solar power ... Does net metering discourage other clean energy options? ... The feasibility of deregulating local energy markets ... How a Tru...
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14.01.2016

Kevin Glass& Matt DeLuca

How the Iowa caucuses actually work ... Do the GOP underdogs have a chance? ... What happened to Rand Paul? ... The importance of on-the-ground campaigning ... Trump's ground game (or lack thereof) ... Can we trust Trump's polling numbers? ...
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23.12.2015

Kevin Glass& Cathy Reisenwitz

Cathy: Feminism has a Marxism problem… ... …but capitalism is a sexist system ... Critiquing the Marxist critique of sex work ... Cathy: Infighting helps movements like Black Lives Matter ... Why purity campaigns are self-defeating ... The psychologica...
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6.12.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Chris Matthews

Why the media skews left... ... ...and what that means for the debates ... Why are there so many GOP candidates? ... Kevin: Don't count on (or discount) a Trump presidency ... The bias in "unbiased" reporting ... A case against compromise ...
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15.10.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Travis Waldron

The murky world of daily fantasy sports ... Are fantasy sports a form of gambling? ... Why you'll never win big money playing daily fantasy ... An "insider-trading" scandal rocks the industry ... Will Congress intervene? Should it? ... The future of le...
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25.09.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Barrett Holmes Pitner

Where does Black Lives Matter go from here? ... What the media doesn't get about Black Lives Matter ... Barrett: Activists have to learn to work with the system ... How Obama has changed racial perceptions ... Does exposure to difference lead to more t...
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13.09.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Stephanie Slade

Pro-life libertarians—yes, they exist! ... Kevin: America is at abortion stalemate ... Slade: Libertarians shouldn’t enforce conformity ... Why is libertarianism gaining steam? ... Trump confounds big-tent politics ... Trump and white identity polit...
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13.07.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & David A. Graham

Can Trump be kept off the debate stage? ... Profiling the average Trump supporter ... Trump's canny use of the immigration issue ... What makes The Donald run? ... Will he finally disclose his finances? ... Different ways that Trump could be taken down...
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28.06.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Timothy Lee

Are the rich jerks? ... Tim: Political values are never entirely empirical ... Are some political biases just better? ... When calling people "jerks" works ... The ideological Turing test ... Kevin: New media needs to pull back on the polarizing langua...
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11.06.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Guy Benson

Guy's new book, End of Discussion ... Brendan Eich, gay marriage, and Holocaust denial ... Has the left always been better at shutting down debate? ... Guy: Trigger warnings et al are really about stifling debate ... Comedians vs. the new Puritans ... ...
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20.05.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Ashe Schow

A big shift in the treatment of sexual assault on campus ... Student accused of rape sues Columbia over performance art ... Ashe: Due process has gone out the window ... Tribunals vs. trials ... A defense of campus tribunals ... Should UVA's "Jackie" b...
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26.04.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Vikrant Reddy

A conservative revolution on criminal justice ... Why prison won't solve America's problems ... Conservative reformers from Colson to Kerik ... Why criminal justice reform isn't just about saving money ... How should the law treat drug abuse? ... "Over...
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21.03.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & John Tabin

John recaps his trip to Israel ... Israel's complex party system ... Appealing to Israel's "undecideds" ... What the next government will look like ... Why American conservatives love Bibi... ... ...and why Obama really, really doesn't ...
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6.02.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Rebecca Nelson

Running for president? Write a book first ... Candidates who use their book tour to get wonky ... Does anyone actually buy these books? ... Locking down the "conservative culture warrior" vote ... Which of this year's GOP authors will win it all? ... R...
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14.01.2015 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Danny Vinik

The Congressional Budget Office "dynamic scoring" controversy ... Is the GOP opening a Pandora's box? ... Don't hate the CBO players, hate the CBO game ... Did Grubergate doom the current CBO chief? ... Weighing the merits of dynamic scoring ... Why ...
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12.12.2014 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Robby Soave

The libertarian response to Ferguson ... Why cops should welcome body cams ... Eric Garner and the Tea Party ... Robby: Rand Paul's cigarette tax critique is dead on ... Kevin: Conservatives must grapple with the reality of racism ... The difficulty of...
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17.11.2014 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Joel Gehrke

Why conservatives fear the 2014 lame-duck session ... Is "prove you can govern" a trap for the GOP? ... Obama's leverage on immigration ... "Process is a really big deal in the American constitution" ... The next battle: Obama's attorney general pick ....
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25.10.2014 http://s3.amazonaws.com/graphics.nonzero/bhtv-program-images/rational-actors.jpg

Kevin Glass & Samantha Lachman

Colorado's great voting experiment ... Negative ads actually work ... Is Scott Walker getting a pass from Dems? ... Upset alert: New Hampshire ... Kevin calls Kansas for independent candidate Greg Orman ... A wave year for the GOP? ...
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