BhTV: The Glenn Show (audio)
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
||CleanGlenn Loury & Larry Kotlikoff||Larry Kotlikoff explains his write-in presidential campaign ... What does Larry bring to the table? ... Larry's platform on healthcare... ... ...and international security... ... ...and trade and immigration ... Taxes and the "poverty gap" ... Should police carry non-lethal weapons? ...||18 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & John McWhorter||Is it worth debating whether Trump is a racist at heart? ... Oversimplified narratives about black Americans ... The trouble with Ta-Nehisi Coates's white fans ... Is racism on the rise? (John doesn't think so) ... The double-edged sword of race-based identity ... Insights from the book Hillbilly Elegy ...||13 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & Alden Loury||Glenn's upcoming semester (as discussed with his family!) ... Alden: Black communities can't rely on party politics ... Race, class, and self-identity ... A defense of Trumpism (but not an endorsement) ... Alden's critique of charter schools ... Glenn and Alden debate the virtues of charter schools ...||7 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & Rajiv Sethi||Can data answer, "What if Alton Sterling had been white?" ... Rajiv's critique of Roland Fryer's study on police use of force ... Why interpreting data on police shootings is so hard ... Can we choose not to act on our biases? ... Is it okay to be rude to cops? ... Why whites may be disproportionately affected by bad policing ...||26 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & John McWhorter||How should Black Lives Matter respond to anti-police violence? ... Glenn: BLM should show compassion for police ... John: A list of whites wrongfully killed by cops exists, and it's long ... Why BLM needs white allies ... Grading Obama's recent town hall on race ... Deep lessons from the movie Barber Shop 2 ...||20 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & Heather Mac Donald||Heather: Policing isn't the problem, crime is ... Why race-based police shootings aren't an epidemic ... What do the statistics on police shootings really mean? ... Why don't black people trust the cops? ... The "impossible dilemma" ...||18 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & Harold Pollack||Harold on the loss of police legitimacy ... Should black leaders stick up for cops? ... Harold's advice for Black Lives Matters and police advocates ... Glenn: BLM lacks a moral foundation ... What can BLM learn from the Civil Rights Movement? ... Glenn and Harold debate Ta-Nehisi Coates's latest essay ...||16 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & Peter Moskos||Important differences between the Sterling and Castile shootings ... Ex-cop Peter: Look to data, not anecdotes ... How do we stop unjustified police shootings? ... What would happen if we started convicting cops? ... Why it's so hard to prosecute an officer ... Peter: Blame the systems, not the cops ...||12 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Loury & John McWhorter||John: Race was a major factor in this week's shootings ... Why Glenn isn't so sure ... The difference between "racism" and "racialized" ... A critique of the Jesse Jacksons of the world ... Glenn: "This is a tinderbox" ... How bad policing affects everyone ...||9 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|