Sitemap - 2021 - Glenn Loury

The Modern University and the Life of the Mind

John McWhorter – The Best of "The Black Guys" 2021

What We Know (and Don't Know) about Homicide in Philly

What's Driving the Philadelphia Homicide Wave?

Will Asian Immigration Change American Culture?

Amy Wax – Contesting American Identity

The Record-Breaking Homicide Wave in Philadelphia

The Unbelievable Story of Jussie Smollett

John McWhorter – Unsettling the "Settled Questions"

December Q&A

Hope for "Omar"

A Response to "Simone"

Searching for the Roots of Violent Crime

Rav Arora – Race and Crime after the Summer of 2020

Reaching Out to the Other Side

Taking the Race Debate Seriously

John McWhorter β€” Anger, Shame, Sadness, and Race in America

December Q&A

The Trouble with the Median

Are We Headed for Hyperinflation?

Laurence Kotlikoff β€” Fending Off Inflation

The Double Life, Once More

Were Cocaine Sentencing Disparities "Racist"?

John McWhorter β€” Systemic Racism's Greatest Hits

The Old Glenn and the New Glenn

From White Guilt to White Backlash

November Q&A

Whose Fourth of July?: Black Patriotism and Racial Inequality in America

The Double Life

Deracialize the Police

John McWhorter and Randall Kennedy β€” Say It Loud!

Are Black Intellectuals Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Looking Race in the Face

Thoughts on the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America

The Racial Wealth Gap Redux

Monthly Q&A

Asian Students and NYC Exam Schools

Wai Wah Chin β€” The NYC Exam School Controversy

Racial Wealth Inequality beyond Redlining

Behind the New York Times Megaphone

John McWhorter β€” Authentically Black

Against the Commodification of Blackness

The Truth about Redlining

October Subscriber Q&A

David E. Kaiser β€” The Case against "The Case for Reparations"

A Family Affair

Obama's Squandered Opportunity

John McWhorter β€” The Past and Future of Black Political Leadership

Monthly Q&A

Two Views of the Black Family, cont.

The Necessity of Non-Zero-Sum Thinking

Robert Wright β€” Non-Zero-Sum Thinking on the World Stage

The Project of Deliberative Democracy

The Spiritual Challenges of Climate Change

Daniel Bessner β€” American Empire before and after 9/11

Wrestle Not against Flesh and Blood

Captives of Their Time

John McWhorter β€” September Q&A

John McWhorter β€” Reckoning with the Relics of Racism

Two Views of the Black Family

The "Fight" against CRT

Nikita Petrov β€” Psychedelic Economics

Jacob Blake, One Year Later

What Is "Black Conservatism"?

John McWhorter β€” A Walk Down Memory Lane

Responding to Briahna Joy Gray

Debating Black Patriotism

Monthly Q&A

Briahna Joy Gray β€” Are Disparities Caused by "Culture"?

A Roland Fryer Primer

"Systemic Racism" vs. "Racial Inequities"

John McWhorter β€” What’s β€œSystemic” about β€œSystemic Racism”?

Reckoning with the Violent Crime Surge

Thomas Sowell's Signature Work

Lara Bazelon β€” Parents, Children, and Systemic Racism

Fighting the Battle of Ideas

John McWhorter β€” July Q&A

Reconciling Liberty and Equality

Jason Riley and John McWhorter β€” The Life and Work of Thomas Sowell

Pushing Back against "Disinformation"

Did I Really Just Praise Al Sharpton?

Richard Epstein β€” Contesting Obama's Footprint

Broadening the Conversation on Police Violence

"If the black community wants change, it has to look at itself too"

John McWhorter β€” Thinking Critically about Critical Race Theory

Questions for Glenn and John

Individualism and African American History

Facing "Facing Reality"

John McWhorter β€” Monthly Q&A

Burdens of Freedom

Black Self-Making

Rejecting Racial Determinism

Monthly Q&A

Rejecting Racial Determinism

Culture and Black Communities

Achieving Clarity

Monday Podcast Delay

Questions for Glenn and John

A Message from Johnny Pippins

Facing Reality

Obama's Missed Opportunity

Glenn Went on Tucker Carlson, Part 2

Glenn Went on Tucker Carlson, Part 1

Race and Classics

A Prisoner and a Ph.D.

Should Glenn Go on Tucker Carlson?

Cornel West, Teodros Kiros & Moving to Substack

Our COVID Debt

Antiracism and Antisemitism

When Victimology Goes Too Far

Falling into the Fiscal Gap (Glenn Loury & Laurence Kotlikoff)

Race, Community, Silence

Critical Race Theory in U.S. Schools

The Etiology of Victimology (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations


How Mothers are Working to End Street Violence (Glenn Loury & Sylvia Bennett-Stone)

On the Abolition of Race

What You Can't Say about Black People and the Cops

Are Things as Bad as They Seem?

Anti-Anti-Racism in U.S. Schools (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

Badasses and Alpha Males

The Glenn Show's New Initiatives

A Bluff and a Bludgeon

The Work: a New Frontier for The Glenn Show (Glenn Loury & Nikita Petrov)

The "badass motherfucker" problem in the Black community

The Slippery Slope to Hell (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

Loury vs McWhorter: voter supression

Is racism "rampant" at US universities?

Is Stacey Abrams right about voter suppression?

Math Isn’t Racist

Why wokeness is bad for the soul and dangerous to our civilization

What Happened to Civil Rights? (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

Cancel culture as a weapon of the weak

John Rawls at 100 (Glenn Loury & Joshua Cohen)

Don't let political differences ruin your love life

Racism at Georgetown?

Who do I mean when I say "my people?"

Racism at Georgetown? (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

Doing our part

Glenn Loury's Intellectual Origins, Part 4 (Glenn Loury & Daniel Bessner)

Postmodern roots of CRT

In Defense of Knowledge (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

What we need to save the world

My argument with the zeitgeist

How to Avert the Apocalypse (Glenn Loury & Robert Wright)

I'm in despair, and a little angry

The Pitfalls of Dissent (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

Campus wokeism vs. corporate wokeism

Wokeism's Postmodern Roots (Glenn Loury & James Lindsay)

Critical race theory's rising hegemony

Wokebusters (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

The 2020 spike in urban homicides

What's Driving the Upsurge in Urban Homicides? (Glenn Loury & Robert Cherry)

The Developmental Imperative

Reckoning with the Capitol Riot (Glenn Loury & John McWhorter)

I was wrong about Trump

Barack Obama's share of responsibility for today's crisis

Glenn Loury's Intellectual Origins, Part 3 (Glenn Loury & Daniel Bessner)

The bluffing equilibrium

Glenn Loury's Intellectual Origins, Part 2 (Glenn Loury & Daniel Bessner)