The post-Vietnam reevaluation of the Cold War … David: Academic historians largely have abandoned the idea of objective truth … Were black people really excluded from the New Deal? … The fortunes of black veterans after WWII … Why redlining doesn’t tell the whole story about the racial wealth gap … Why the Chicago Defender endorsed FDR in 1940 …

Some posh new (temporary) digs for The Glenn Show … The challenges and liberties of John’s NY Times gig … John’s efforts to help mount an unproduced black opera … The erotics and economics of Billions … Why John didn’t support Eric Adams for NYC mayor … What undermined the potential of the Obama years? … Can Glenn ever forgive Al Sharpton? … Will Eric Adams be able to operate effectively as mayor? … The Jacob Blake shooting, a year later …

Subscribe to The Glenn Show on YouTube … The origins of Bloggingheads … Non-zero-sum thinking on the global stage … Bob: We’re not focusing on the most pressing foreign policy dilemmas … Bridging the globalist vs. nationalist divide … Could more cognitive empathy ease racial tensions? … Changes afoot for The Glenn Show and Bloggingheads …

Daniel’s new podcast. American Prestige … Did the US needlessly prolong the Cold War? … Daniel: The Cold War actually limited political liberty within the US … The cultural logic of American empire … Global inequities and existential threats … The spiritual challenges of climate change … Glenn: Capitalism is “the natural order of things” … What Covid reveals about the modern American university …

John’s new gig writing for the New York Times … Wisconsin students get a “racist” rock removed from campus … Are present-day universities morally accountable for their involvement in the slave trade? … Debating the legacy of Christopher Columbus … Can we extricate modernity’s benefits from its history of brutality and genocide? … Is California gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder a sellout? …

Glenn’s book leave … A psychedelic experience inspires Nikita to talk to Glenn … Healthy vs. unhealthy human connection … Glenn: Critical race theory is “self-absorbed and small” … Rising above “sectarian obsession” … A brief history of Russian political infantilization … Is Glenn the Jimi Hendrix of ranting? …