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Glenn Loury and guests talk about politics and other matters, on Bloggingheads.tv

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English


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Glenn Loury & Amy Wax

9/12/2017
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The professional fallout from Amy's recent controversial op-ed ... Rethinking the Sexual Revolution on college campuses ... How to educate the disadvantaged ... What do disadvantaged kids need? ... Glenn: Critics of meritocracy have a point ... Is affirmative action demoralizing for black students? ...

Duration: 01:01:22


Glenn Loury & Amy Wax

8/30/2017
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Amy’s controversial op-ed on upper-middle class values ... Who is a victim of circumstance and who isn’t? ... Glenn: You can’t blame culture for every disparity ... Amy responds to criticism from colleagues ... How can black elites contend with these questions? ...

Duration: 00:55:49


Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

8/20/2017
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The fallout from Charlottesville ... John: What did General Lee offer humanity? ... Were Trump's press conference statements really that bad? ... Is the 'alt-left' violent? ... Weighing the threat of an alt-right uprising ...

Duration: 00:46:25


Glenn Loury & Rajiv Sethi

8/9/2017
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Glenn: If not a crime, Philando Castile's death is a tragedy ... Why the NRA hasn't defended Castile, a licensed gun owner ... Rajiv: An edgy social media presence doesn't invalidate Castile's partner's testimony ... Is racial profiling ever defensible? ... Glenn on the pitfalls of jury psychology ...

Duration: 00:52:21


Glenn Loury & Joshua Cohen

8/1/2017
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Josh: Trump's Long Island speech insults good cops ... What does good policing look like, anyway? ... Trump's knack for racial dog-whistling ... Glenn to Dems: Trust the judicial process ... Comparing Trump's messaging to Obama's statement on Trayvon Martin ... What killed the "skinny repeal" bill? ... Why Dems should make a moral argument for public health care ...

Duration: 01:02:23


Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

7/21/2017
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Discussing John's new piece on race and IQ ... How to approach the standardized testing gap ... Glenn argues for more research on race and IQ ... Is there a genetic component to criminality? ... John: Culture and home environment matter ... Is impeaching Trump a bad idea? ...

Duration: 00:58:47


Glenn Loury & Harold Pollack

7/12/2017
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The importance of political literature ... Václav Havel’s “The Power of the Powerless” ... When is civil disobedience justified? ... Is Trump an illegitimate president? ... Debating whether Trumpism is like McCarthyism ... How ideology obscures the truth ... Lies, damn lies, and the stories Trump tells ...

Duration: 01:09:01


Glenn Loury & Matt Stoller

7/8/2017
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Has Silicon Valley lost its edge? ... Silicon Valley’s innovation slump ... Matt explains how "vertical integration" can kill creativity ... Can the tech giants be broken up? ... Bipartisan support for antitrust laws ... How Glenn got involved in an antitrust case against IBM ...

Duration: 00:50:39


Glenn Loury & Bret Weinstein

7/1/2017
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Bret’s work in evolutionary biology ... Bret’s inside take on the turmoil at Evergreen State College ... Attempts to limit faculty autonomy at Evergreen ... The problem of self-censorship ... Bret explains why he went on Tucker Carlson’s show ... The clash with the “Patriot Prayer” group at Evergreen ... How protestors targeted Bret ...

Duration: 00:55:16


Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

6/11/2017
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Is Evergreen State evidence of a higher ed crisis? ... The drift toward fundamentalist ideologies of all kinds ... John: Leave Bill Maher alone ... Political correctness and religious zealotry ... Should we be talking about race and IQ? ...

Duration: 00:52:12


Glenn Loury & Rob Montz

6/6/2017
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Are elite colleges coddling their students? ... Middlebury’s weak response to the Charles Murray protest ... The rise of self-censorship ... In defense of college administrators ... How to have a productive debate ... How Glenn challenges his students’ thinking ...

Duration: 00:59:14


Glenn Loury & Laurence Kotlikoff

5/26/2017
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Trump’s tax plan vs. the Republican “Better Way” plan ... Can supply-side economics work this time? ... What Paul Krugman gets wrong about about the House tax bill ... Laurence offers his own tax proposal ... Why is Wal-Mart fighting a border adjustment tax? ... The case against Goldman Sachs alumni as economic advisers ...

Duration: 00:53:02


Glenn Loury & James Forman

5/13/2017
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James’s new book, Locking Up Our Own ... Why black politicians backed harsh criminal laws in the 1960s ... Was a punitive system inevitable given the desire to fight crime? ... Was there really a “black silent majority”? ... Can social policy combat crime better than law enforcement? ... The root causes of mass incarceration ...

Duration: 00:43:29


Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

5/9/2017
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Campus protests as activist theater ... Glenn: Antifa groups are the real fascists ... Debating whether activists want power more than justice ... The religious vibes of leftwing protests ... The triumph of individualism: A teaser of the next Glenn-John talk ...

Duration: 00:45:49


Glenn Loury & Rajiv Sethi

4/27/2017
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The murky link between facts and beliefs ... Is it fair to call Scott Pruitt a “climate change denier”? ... How facts get used and abused when talking about policing and race ... Comedy as a force for good… ... …and a source of trouble ... Showing loyalty to your group by challenging it ...

Duration: 01:01:08


Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

4/3/2017
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Would reparations for slavery repair anything? ... The faulty logic behind reparations and affirmative action ... John: Is it worth engaging with social justice arguments? ... The problem with tests for unconscious bias ... Is “the system” responsible for racial disparities? ... How to disrupt destructive cultural norms ...

Duration: 00:56:16


Glenn Loury & Ann Althouse

3/28/2017
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The “normalizing Trump” debate ... Trump’s desire to keep judges “in check” ... Political posturing around Gorsuch and Garland ... Should judges infer that Trump wants a Muslim ban? ... Glenn defends the Shelby County ruling on voting rights ... Ann defends Citizen’s United ...

Duration: 00:53:09


Glenn Loury & Harold Pollack

3/23/2017
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Why the Obamacare Medicaid expansion worked ... How block grants would reshape Medicaid ... Predicting the future of health care reform ... How health care reform is crucially different from welfare reform ... What preventing inner city violence looks like ... What’s the best way to get guns off the street? ...

Duration: 00:59:44


Glenn Loury & Robert Cherry

3/18/2017
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Race, joblessness, crime: What’s the link? ... The causes of violent crime ... Why is there a racial divide in domestic abuse rates? ... Bob: Disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline begins at home ... The case for vocational programs ...

Duration: 01:01:49


Glenn Loury & Alden Loury

3/15/2017
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Alden gives an insider’s look at Chicago violence ... It’s not all bad on the South Side ... What’s causing the violence in Chicago? ... Debating how to end the violence ... How strict should gun laws be? ... Alden: Don’t just blame the parents ...

Duration: 00:54:32

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