Mar 18 • 1HR 4M

DeSantis Does Ukraine (Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus)

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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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0:00 Mickey’s mind-bending analogy between romance and politics
5:11 Bob triggered by DeSantis’s “territorial dispute” line about Russia-Ukraine
21:29 How to prevent the next bank collapse?
32:03 Was “wokeness” behind SVB’s demise?
36:56 Ukraine war update
47:53 Are Democrats ditching Israel?
51:50 Winners and losers of Iran-Saudi détente
58:15 Parrot room preview: Mickey’s quibble with Bob’s AI piece; SBF news; Silicon Valley’s campaign to ban TikTok; the sad state of the Metaverse; RIP Jim Gordon; Summer of Soul; Is DeSantis too wine-track? Too beer-track? Who cares?; New segment: Brushes with Greatness

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Mickey Kaus (kausfiles, The End of Equality). Recorded March 17, 2023.

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