Aug 26 • 38M

Putin’s Post-Prigozhin World (Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus)

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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 gets a C on the news quiz
9:43 Prigozhin postmortem: Is Putin’s regime more secure now?
17:03 The Ukraine war as “politics by other means”
19:56 The good, the bad, and the ugly of the GOP debate
25:17 Will the indictments help Trump in the general election?
33:53 Parrot room preview: Why Bob finds Vivek scary and “Rich Men North of Richmond” icky; Extraordinary Attorney Woo; Hurricane Hilary hype; retail “shrink” hits the big time; Bidenomics and E.J. Dionne; Do presidential candidates need to be optimistic?

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Mickey Kaus (kausfiles, The End of Equality). Recorded August 25, 2023.

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