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

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

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Episodes

Glenn Loury & Steven Teles

11/28/2017
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When and where does income redistribution make sense? ... Why the decline of the small-town country club matters ... How today's politics brought out Glenn’s latent Reaganite ... Steve: No third party can circumvent congressional power ... Glenn: To condemn Trump is to weaken the legitimacy of the office ... Are we overcorrecting for men’s improprieties? ...

Duration: 00:33:39


Glenn Loury & Philippe Lemoine

11/11/2017
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How a Frenchman became interested in race and crime in the US ... Phiippe questions the stats on drug-related prison sentences ... How “liberal guilt” attempts to explain the achievement gap ... Philippe’s piece on police brutality and race in National Review ... Obama’s role in shaping the media narrative around police violence ... How conservatives can actually thrive on liberal campuses ...

Duration: 00:25:58


Glenn Loury & Laurence Kotlikoff

11/8/2017
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Larry reviews the GOP tax plan ... Larry: Conventional liberal analysis of the plan is “quite bizarre and totally flawed” ... Would we see a supply-side effect from corporate tax cuts? ... Debating the estate tax ... Larry says Glenn should pay more in taxes ...

Duration: 00:24:12


Glenn Loury & Harold Pollack

11/6/2017
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Reviewing the work of Nobel-winning economist Jean Tirole ... Should Jews feel bad that Harvey Weinstein is Jewish? ... Collective pride and collective shame ... Glenn warns of a “witch hunt” and a “slippery slope” ... Did Black Lives Matter help Trump win? ... Should liberals try to work with Trump where they can? ...

Duration: 00:39:01


Glenn Loury & Nir Eisikovits

10/23/2017
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Why Glenn is conflicted about removing Confederate statues ... Should bad opinions be stamped out? ... America’s struggle to confront its past ... Assessing Trump’s slippery slope argument ... Indicting the past, ignoring the present ... Indigenous Peoples’ Day vs. Columbus Day ...

Duration: 00:26:04


Glenn Loury & John McWhorter

10/18/2017
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Critiquing Ta-Nehisi Coates's new book ... Will the bubble burst on race-centric thinking? ... John pulls no punches on Coates’s writing ... The case for hope over pessimism in the black community ... Glenn: The Jim Crow era is over ...

Duration: 00:41:23


Glenn Loury & John Skrentny

9/28/2017
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When considering race became good business sense ... A brief history of sports and nationalism ... How Hollywood’s casting practices probe civil rights laws ... John: Society is too diverse for a pure meritocracy ... What does Silicon Valley owe the rest of us? ...

Duration: 00:51:38


Glenn Loury & Mark Lilla

9/21/2017
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Reaganomics for lefties ... Mark's advice: Stop talking identity, start talking principles ... Glenn: Americans instinctually side with the police ... Obama's missed chance to downplay his life's identity narrative ... What the left can learn from establishment leadership ... How to create a post-identity intellectual movement ...

Duration: 00:59:12


Glenn Loury & Amy Wax

9/11/2017
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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

8/29/2017
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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

8/19/2017
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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

8/8/2017
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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

7/31/2017
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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

7/20/2017
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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

7/11/2017
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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

7/7/2017
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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

6/30/2017
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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

6/5/2017
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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

5/25/2017
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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

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