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The Politics of Resentment (Robert Wright & Francis Fukuyama)


Revisiting Frank's famous essay "The End of History?" 30 years later ... The connection among dignity, identity, and population density ... Frank: All forms of identity are socially constructed ... Complicating the "race vs. economics" debate about Trump's appeal ... Criticizing the way the Democratic contenders have framed identity ... Does the backlash against identity politics fuel Trumpism? ... Illiberal democracy and America ... Opportunities and obstacles for global governance ...


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Undisclosed Beachside Location Edition (Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis)


Is Trump's "I am the state" vibe enough to fend off primary challengers? ... Considering the (possibly nonexistent) Nikki Haley VP rumors ... Has Warren put the Native American charge to rest? ... Is Bernie blocking Warren from overtaking Biden? ... The eternal Trump question: crazy or crazy like a fox? ... Bill explains why the NRA always wins ...


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   48m
 
 

Can I Speak to Your Manager? (Kat Rosenfield & Phoebe Maltz Bovy)


The AOC cardboard cutout scandal ... Phoebe urges us to remember that some things are "bad, but not the worst" ... Sit your sons down and explain to them why certain jokes aren't funny ... Re-examining the viral story of racial bias at Yale ... "Christian Girl Autumn" and stereotyping strangers online ... The misogyny of "women who look like they want to speak to a manager" ... Detective Kat investigates supermodel Emily Ratajkowski's alleged armpit hair ...


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Assisted Living Edition (Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus)


Mickey reviews the many Epstein conspiracy theories ... Was Epstein an Israeli intelligence asset? ... Are Millennials killing the New York Times? ... Mickey: Trump has been a failure on immigration ... Is there a link between Trump's "invasion" rhetoric and the El Paso shooting? ... The Joe Rogan experience ... Mickey tells Elizabeth Warren the secret to victory: a hard line on immigration ... Bob weighs whether to come out for BDS ... Can paid newsletters save journalism? ...


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The Case of Roland Fryer (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)


The sexual harassment charges against Harvard economist Roland Fryer ... Glenn: Fryer is a victim of the flawed Title IX regime ... John: "Roland has been railroaded" ... Why Fryer's black colleagues didn't defend him ... Is edginess forbidden in the modern academy? ... How would things have played out Fryer's research had been more "PC"? ...


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   48m
 
 

Pro-Government and Pro-Market Edition (Robert Wright & Brink Lindsey)


Building the ideal Democratic candidate ... Who has the best chance of beating Trump? ... Brink: On health care, Democrats have picked the wrong bad guy ... Why the Niskanen Center is pro-government and pro-market ... The kind of universal basic income that Brink would like to see ... How to defeat populism ... Why we need a non-college track in high school ...


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   54m
 
 

The Boys Are Back in Town (Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis)


Bill's presidential biography book collection corner ... Would an economic downturn sink Trump? ... Would an economic downturn sink Biden in the primary? ... Matt previews podcast interviews with John Delaney and Joe Walsh ... Bill lays out the very hard path to gun control legislation ...


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   54m
 
 

Psychopolitics (Robert Wright & Paul Bloom)


Did Jeffrey Epstein die by conspiracy or by incompetence? ... Epstein and the corrupting influence of money in academia ... What drove Epstein to suicide? ... Is there such a thing as a true friend? ... Are all mass shooters mentally ill? ... Paul: Video games do not cause violence ... Would it be better not to care what others think about you? ... Paul’s New Yorker piece on why we do perverse things ... Is Biden losing his wits? ...


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After Epstein (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Daniel Bessner)


Daniel: Jeffrey Epstein's death is a defining political moment ... People were cracking jokes about Epstein's death mere minutes later. Why? ... Reasons for and against believing in a conspiracy ... Will we ever know the truth? ... Aryeh vs. Daniel on the likelihood of foul play ...


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Immigration, Assimilation, and Western Culture (Glenn Loury & Amy Wax)


A review of Amy’s recent troubles at Penn Law ... Amy: We need facts in order to speak critically about affirmative action ... Why Amy does not use the word “inferior” in reference to racial disparities ... Amy: Not all cultures are equal, and Western culture is demonstrably better ... Are the benefits of Western modernity worth the costs? ... Do universities’ stated “values” infringe on faculty members’ free speech? ... How increasingly diverse demographics affect US elections  ...


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