BhTV: The Glenn Show (video)
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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.
|1||VideoGlenn Loury & Brink Lindsey||What's inhibiting productivity growth? ... Are we running out of innovation? ... Gender and work in the 20th century economy ... Immigration's effect on productivity ... Is the college premium more about skills or signaling? ... Why Brink is optimistic about the economic future ...||2/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoGlenn Loury & Tracey Meares||Why fighting crime sometimes creates more crime ... The psychology behind obeying or disobeying the law ... "Dual frustration" among African-American women ... Crime is way down. Why is policing still so racially polarizing? ... Tracey: Stop-and-frisk policing is self-defeating ... The real threat to cops? Car accidents ...||1/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoGlenn Loury & Jeff Madrick||Jeff's new book, Seven Bad Ideas ... Is "the invisible hand" just one big guessing game? ... Economists who didn't see the financial crisis coming ... Economics, the dismal "science" ... Does executive compensation make sense? ... Glenn and Jeff agree to disagree ...||1/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoGlenn Loury & John McWhorter||Disturbing polarization in the wake of Ferguson ... Glenn: Imputing racial motives is a slippery slope ... John on the trouble with "disowning your own" ... Al Sharpton and the murder of two NYC cops ... Why the '60s riots were an unmitigated disaster ... Glenn: People are playing with fire here ...||12/22/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoGlenn Loury & John McWhorter||Ferguson, the morning after ... Michael Brown, Claudette Colvin, and the "perfect victim" ... Glenn: Collective and individual responsibility can coexist ... John: Blacks are Kantian moral actors, just like everyone else ... Should cops be taught to shoot to wound, not kill? ... Why some black men think Bill Cosby was set up ...||11/25/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoGlenn Loury & Daria Roithmayr||Daria's new book, Reproducing Racism ... Who counts as a "person of color"? ... Understanding "racial cartels" ... How institutions reproduce inequalities ... Glenn: Is it easier to "solve" class than race? ... What race really means ...||11/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoGlenn Loury & Dean Baker||Why Dean is moderately optimistic on the economy ... Will the minimum wage go up? And will it matter? ... The forces behind wage stagnation ... We import Chinese goods, why not import Indian doctors? ... Dean: More education for workers isn't the (only) answer ...||11/18/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoGlenn Loury & Harold Pollack||Americans aren't stupid—they're just ignorant ... Health insurance vs. social insurance ... Was Obamacare dishonestly sold to the public? ... Harold: The ACA had to be complicated in order to pass ... Glenn: Liberals aren't learning from a political debacle ... Did Obamacare kill future big legislation? ...||11/12/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoGlenn Loury & Joshua Cohen||Can anything positive come from Ferguson? ... Is this even about Michael Brown at all? ... The purpose of prison ... Untangling the police/community knot ... Glenn and Josh's election predictions ... Republicans relearning how to govern ...||10/29/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoGlenn Loury & Harold Pollack||Ebola hits the Big Apple ... Is a West African travel ban worth it? ... Harold: We should fear the underfunding of public health groups ... Leaks from the Ferguson grand jury ... The Darren Wilson case and the racial justice movement ... Dems brace themselves for November ...||10/26/2014||Free||View In iTunes|