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2018-08-09 13:20
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2018-08-09 03:55
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How the 1990s Shaped #MeToo (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Eve Fairbanks)

Eve's essay on how the 1990s shaped #MeToo ... Fear and possibility in a '90s childhood ... The decade when testing took over ... What '90s kids did and didn't learn about sex ... Being a cool girl vs. being a good girl ... When and why Eve wanted to...
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Into the Hands of the Soldiers (Robert Wright & David Kirkpatrick)

David’s new book, Into the Hands of the Soldiers ... How David wound up witnessing the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 ... Al Jazeera as the “Johnny Appleseed” of the Arab Spring ... Varieties of Islamism, from “conservative” to “liberal” ... The Muslim Br...
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All about the Democratic Socialists of America (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & James Martin Cole)

James explains the Democratic Socialists of America ... What does DSA member Ocasio-Cortez’s win portend for the Democrats? ... Was it smart for DSA members to disrupt the Homeland Security Secretary's dinner? ... Why Medicare for All is the DSA’s flag...
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Problematic Uncles Edition (Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis)

With the economy hot, why are Trump's approval ratings not? ... What if Trump wants to be a one-term president? ... Why Dems should pay more attention to their boring old centrist senators ... Bill: It's time for NeverTrump conservatives to just become...
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The History of the White Power Movement (Robert Wright & Kathleen Belew)

Kathleen's new book on the white power movement, Bring the War Home ... How some veterans of Vietnam and the Gulf War turned to white nationalism ... Did the 1990s militias' plan to overthrow the federal government make any sense? ... The causes and co...
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A Racial Dissenter at Columbia (Glenn Loury & Coleman Hughes)

Why Coleman dissents from the racial orthodoxy at Columbia University ... Why is race America's most radioactive topic? ... Social injustice vs. cosmic injustice ... The allure of racial grievance ... Does the black community need better public polici...
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Debating Iran and the US (Robert Wright & Eli Lake)

What's next after Trump's tweet threatening Iran? ... Bob vs. Eli on whether Iran is a meaningful threat to the US ... Comparing Iranian and Israeli foreign interventions ... Bob: America and its allies turned Syria from a tragedy into a catastrophe ....
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Do Republicans have an Alger Hiss problem? (Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis)

Drawing conclusions from Michael Cohen’s secret Trump recording ... Is politics becoming the last refuge of the celebrity? ... Did Communism run rampant in the FDR administration? ... Bill wonders if Trump is the modern-day Alger Hiss ... The surprisin...
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Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Stephen Greenblatt)

Stephen's new book, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics ... The Henry VI trilogy: Making England Great Again ... Why Shakespeare understood demagogues so well ... Shakespeare's distrust of democracy and the mob ... How do you stop a tyrant? ... The mad kin...
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Hillary Clinton's Faux Feminism (Robert Wright & Liza Featherstone)

Liza: Hillary Clinton's faux feminism lost her the election ... Recalling Clinton's infamous "baking cookies" remark ... Liza says Clinton used "neoliberal identity politics" ... Progressive, liberal, neoliberal: please define ... Liza's book on focus...
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What's wrong with "blame America first"? (Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis)

Why the Putin meeting caused Matt’s mom to turn against Trump ... Russian spy Maria Butina and the appeal of foreigners who bolster our politics ... “Blame America first” and the dangers of moral equivalency ... Russia’s history as “difficult actor” .....
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Debating Trump and Russia (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Michael Tracey)

Michael: The liberal narrative about Trump is contradictory ... Michael: Trump's worst acts were also done by past presidents ... Aryeh: Trump doesn't care about politics ... Do pundits accomplish anything by constantly psychoanalyzing Trump? ... Does ...
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Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories! (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Will Sommer)

Will reports on the Roe v. Wade movie and becomes part of the story ... Down the rabbit hole of the QAnon conspiracy theory ... What draws people to conspiracy theories? ... Are the latest Mueller indictments the end of Seth Rich conspiracizing? ... B...
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Trump and Putin, BFFs (Robert Wright & Jacob Heilbrunn)

"Vesuvian wrath" over Trump's press conference performance ... What explains Trump's antics at the NATO meeting? ... The Cold Warriors and the doves have swapped roles ... The growing international alliance of anti-internationalists ... Did the Iraq Wa...
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Wrong Pick Edition (Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis)

Matt is disappointed that Trump didn't pick Amy Barrett for the Court ... Matt: Choosing Barrett would have been a "win-win" ... Why did Trump pick the white guy? ... Does anyone on the right (aside from Matt) believe in diversity? ... Red-state Democr...
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Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

John: Trump has the brain of a 13-year-old boy ... Glenn: Trump will be viewed as more effective than Obama ... Is Trump an idiot? A savant? ... Glenn: Clarence Thomas is a symbol of African-American excellence ... John wishes Thomas wasn't silent at o...
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William R. Black & Arabelle Raphael

How streaming sites like PornHub changed the porn industry ... Arabelle: Consumers of porn don’t respect its creators ... Under FOSTA, who is a “sex trafficker,” anyway? ... Escorts vs. prostitutes: Is class the only distinction? ... Arabelle’s article...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Trump leaves his mark on Bill’s Fourth of July celebrations ... How to vet a Supreme Court nominee ... The Court as a battlefield in the culture war ... Bill’s advice for Sen. Susan Collins: Insist on a non-partisan nominee ... Do Supreme Court justice...
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Robert Wright & Sarah Posner

How Trump and the evangelical right became bedfellows ... “Two Corinthians” and Trump’s familiarity with the prosperity gospel ... Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s likely pick to dismantle Roe v. Wade ... Bob: State-level abortion laws will deepen the divide...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

With Kennedy gone, will Roberts become the swing justice? ... Roe v. Wade, the end of norms, and why democracies die ... Correcting historical myths about FDR's court-packing scheme ... Bill: Ocasio-Cortez's win doesn't mean socialists are ascendant ....
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Glenn Loury & Adaner Usmani

Public sentiment and punitive policy on crime ... Glenn and Adaner on crime in America vs. Northern Europe ... Democracy's effect on criminal justice policy ... Does the "New Jim Crow" cause higher incarceration? ... Glenn puts on the hat of a Trump vo...
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Glenn Loury & Bret Weinstein

What is the Intellectual Dark Web, and does Glenn belong in it? ... The IDW’s proximity to the alt-right ... Bret: The IDW’s commitment to truth supersedes ideology ... Does civility in argument still matter? ... How Trump baits the left into defending...
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Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Amanda Mull

Amanda: Body positivity is a scam ... What causes women to feel badly about their bodies? ... The double-edged sword of looking at bodies on Instagram ... Why Amanda sees her critique as separate from #MeToo ... Why has the fashion world embraced ugly...
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Robert Wright & Omar Baddar

Omar critiques Wajahat Ali's controversial article on West Bank settlers ... How the Israel/Palestine conflict is covered in the media ... The Israel Anti-Boycott Act ... Bob offers a defense of Ali's article ... Has the Mideast conversation shifted in...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Democrats tread carefully reacting to Trump’s North Korea summit ... Has North Korea changed NeverTrump conservatives’ minds? ... Bill: Trump finds common ground with violators of human rights ... Matt: Trump sets himself apart from “metrosexual” world...
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Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

Does John “light skinned” privilege? ... Why marrying out-of-race is a loaded issue in the black community ... How anger at structural racism becomes blinding ... John: What makes black oppression in 20th century America unique? ... Why identity built ...
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Robert Wright & Wajahat Ali

How Wajahat got disinvited from a major Muslim conference ... The Israel-Palestine conflict: Jews vs. Muslims or Jews vs. Arabs? ... Why publishing in The Atlantic fueled the controversy ... Wajahat’s essay takes criticism from left and right ... Worst...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Did Trump make a big mistake by uninviting the Philadelphia Eagles? ... Want a presidential pardon? Have your wife plead your case on Fox! ... Has Trump spurred a left-right realignment? ... Would a non-racist Trump have done better or worse? ... Bill:...
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Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Jason Zinoman

Jason's new book, Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night ... Letterman's influences: Carson, Allen, and Paar ... Letterman as a postmodern figure ... Looking at Letterman and women through the lens of #MeToo ... Letterman's self-hatred and depression ...
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Robert Wright & Shireen Al-Adeimi

Yemen-born Shireen on the civil war in her homeland ... Why is the US helping Saudi Arabia bomb Yemen? ... Shireen: The Saudis work with Al Qaeda in Yemen ... A brief history of the conflict in Yemen ... How the war turned Shireen into an activist ... ...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Bill and Matt review country music podcast Cocaine and Rhinestones ... Dinesh D’Souza’s descent from intellectualism ... Making sense of Trump’s high profile pardons ... Among Roseanne, Samantha Bee, et al., whom would Matt fire? ... What Joy Ann Reid ...
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Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Phoebe Maltz Bovy

Remembering Philip Roth ... Phoebe on Roth's depictions of Jewish women ... Where did Roth end and his characters begin? ... How Roth helped American Jews assimilate ... If you haven't read Roth, here's where to start ... Where is Jordan Peterson goin...
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Robert Wright & Nikita Petrov

“The harshness of Russian law is softened by its optionality” ... Nikita’s briefly successful escape from a paddy wagon at a political rally ... It’s not always Putin who kills Russian journalists (Meet Chechnya’s leader) ... A look inside Russia’s sup...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Bill and Matt talk Tom Cruise movies ... Does Trump favor evangelicals over his white working class base? ... Matt: Jeff Flake won’t save us from Trump ... How should conservatives respond to Trump’s possible foreign collusion? ... Democratic midterm p...
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Glenn Loury & Amy Wax

Why even the "hard sciences" are vulnerable to identity politics intrusion ... Glenn and Amy interpret Raj Chetty’s study on race and social mobility ... Is the proverbial “boys’ club” limiting women’s professional opportunities? ... Amy: Students have...
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Robert Wright & Michael Brooks

Do you have to be tribal to have a big following? ... Identity politics and its discontents ... What made Trump's xenophobia an electoral winner? ... Michael responds to Mark Lilla's critique of the left ... The Intellectual Dark Web as a branding exer...
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Robert Wright & Bret Weinstein

The Intellectual Dark Web and the MSM ... How does one join the IDW? ... Bret: Critics on left and right want the IDW to go away ... Is the IDW right wing? ... Why is socialism resurgent? ... Why Bret considers himself to be on the left ... Bret blows ...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Primary election round-up ... Democratic women had a good night... ... ...but there's no common narrative to the primaries as a whole ... Support Bill and Matt on Patreon! ... Matt: Robert Jeffress should not have been at the Jerusalem embassy ceremon...
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Robert Wright & Rania Khalek

The quest to reboot the Syrian civil war ... Why toppling Assad would be a catastrophe ... How the Syrian civil war got started ... Some dubious groups the US has armed in Syria ... Assad and chemical weapons ... The reliance of western journalists on ...
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Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

Are Glenn and John part of the "Intellectual Dark Web"? ... The Starbucks incident and other racist affronts ... John: Microaggressions can't keep me down ... Glenn says his ideological opponents know they're holding a losing hand ... Glenn: Ta-Nehisi ...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Why sanity is winning out in the congressional primaries ... Is Dennis Kucinich the future of the Democratic party? ... Among crazy bastards, Trump is sui generis ... Why Trump’s tough guy strategy is working with North Korea ... Matt: McCain has a rig...
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Glenn Loury & Laurence Kotlikoff

Democrats and Republicans spin Trump’s tax overhaul ... Why does Paul Krugman think the bill is regressive? ... Larry gives the bill a final grade of B- ... Larry’s plan to make food stamps more equitable and accessible ... Why no one is talking about ...
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Robert Wright & Musa al-Gharbi

Is the anti-Trump sentiment of scholars biasing their research? ... Busting demographic myths about the 2016 election ... Status threat vs. economic anxiety as sources of Trump's support ... Do liberals have a deep need to see Trump voters as creepy? ....
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

How did Giuliani go from America's Mayor to national punchline? ... What happened to the GOP's elder statesmen? ... Analyzing the $130,000 Michael Cohen revelation ... How much credit does Trump deserve for the thaw in North Korea? ... Matt: In a nego...
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Robert Wright & Damon Linker

Damon wonders whether international law is hopeless ... Bob: America would be better off if it respected the UN Security Council ... How legitimate is international law? ... Damon: There's no real judicial system in international law ... United Nations...
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Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Osita Nwanevu

Osita’s piece on Kanye West’s pro-Trump tweets ... Kanye as a bellwether for the mainstreaming of the alt-right ... Why is Jordan Peterson on Kanye's radar? ... Osita: Kanye isn’t going to convert his fans into Trump supporters ... Kanye and Trump, mas...
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Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

Matt endorses the Karate Kid relaunch ... Trump runs his mouth on Fox & Friends ... Was Ronny Jackson treated unfairly? ... Trump's reverse Midas touch ... Why do GOP presidents keep appointing unqualified people? ... Will conservatives dump Trump...
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William R. Black & David Walsh

David's dissertation questioning the William F. Buckley narrative ... George Wallace's 1968 appearance on Buckley's show Firing Line ... Who was more conservative, Buckley or Wallace? ... Buckley's snobbery vs. Wallace's populism ... Parallels betwe...
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Robert Wright & Jonah Goldberg

Jonah's new book, Suicide of the West ... Children of the affluent who hate affluence ... Jonah criticizes the Howard-Zinnified view of history ... The problem with Alinskyite conservatives ... Capitalism and its (white conservative) discontents ... T...
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Robert Wright & David Roberts

David: American conservatism is basically white cultural resentment ... Is the left as tribal as the right? ... The "war on Christmas" as a case study ... Is pluralistic democracy contrary to human nature? ... Maybe nothing can unify Americans as a n...
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