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.
||Glenn Loury & Jill Leovy||Jill's book, Ghettoside ... The logic of inner-city violence ... Why petty disputes lead to high murder rates ... Diverging homicide rates among blacks and Latinos ... What makes homicide detectives different ... Glenn expresses sympathy for cops ...||27 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & David Neumark||What economists know about the minimum wage ... Is Paul Krugman dead wrong about the minimum wage? ... Measuring the disemployment effect ... David's critique of a famous pro–minimum wage study ... Do workers earn what they're worth? ... David: Target aid to low-income families, not low-wage workers ...||23 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead||The power of the black church in American history ... Black life between Reconstruction and the end of Jim Crow ... Contemporary lessons from the black freedom struggle ... Walter: Churches play a unique and crucial social role ... Forgiveness as deliverance from the power of evil ... SC native Walter on the meaning of the Confederate flag ...||8 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & John McWhorter||John: Ta-Nehisi Coates is the "priest of a religion" ... Glenn: Charles Blow is embarrassing himself at the NYT ... The failures of racial liberalism ... Stereotypes, testing, and "authentic" blackness ... A Freudian reading of rhetoric about black bodies ... Making the police a partner, not an enemy ...||24 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & Harold Pollack||Harold: The Obamacare Supreme Court case was trolling ... Can both sides come together to improve the ACA? ... Did the Court move too hastily on same-sex marriage? ... Weighing the grievances of gay marriage opponents ... Generosity in victory over the Confederate flag ... Cosby, Obama, and the "enemy within" ...||9 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & John McWhorter||Beyond the bumper-sticker slogans on Charleston ... Why was this the breaking point for the Confederate flag? ... John meets Al Sharpton: "He's nice!" ... Obama's remarkable eulogy for Rev. Pinckney ... The brilliant artifice of Obama's persona ... How important will race be to Obama's legacy? ...||29 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & Heather Mac Donald||Heather: Black lives matter immensely to the NYPD ... Weighing the costs of quality-of-life policing ... Does the media overplay incidents of police abuse? ... Why can't cops treat citizens with more respect? ... Glenn: Obama should have given a "law and order" speech ... Is the war on drugs racist? ...||22 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & Peter Moskos||Police, criminals, and the search for moral justice ... What explains Baltimore's recent spike in violent crime? ... What explains NYC's sharp reduction in violent crime? ... Peter: Al Sharpton has been good for NYC policing ... The most important lessons Peter learned as a cop ... Peter defends flogging. (Really!) ...||15 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & Harold Pollack||Has the left run out of ideas on race and inequality? ... Chronic poverty's baleful effect on morale ... Educational opportunities that the poor never see ... Do obsessive parents create inequality? ... Debating the effectiveness of sermonizing ... A genius economist tackles the rift between cops and black men ...||4 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Glenn Loury & John McWhorter||John defends the old New Republic ... Michael Eric Dyson's ad hominem problem ... The changing role of the public intellectual ... Glenn challenges John on ending the drug war ... The changing cultural meaning of the "thug" ... Glenn is writing a memoir! ...||26 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|