Topics 2017

January 2:  Are we paying too high a price to prevent terrorism?

Jan 9:  The coming tidal wave of elderly prisoners.

Jan 16: White male privilege – How real, how important?

Jan: 23: What will be President Trump’s top priorities?

Jan 30:  Turkey – The future or the end of moderate Islamism?

Feb 6 :  Have America’s Elites Failed Us?

Feb 13: What is going right in the USA these days?

Feb 20:  Should Democrats Cooperate With or Resist Trump?

Feb 27:  What Is Religion’s Proper Role in Politics?

Mar 6: Will U.S. Global Leadership Slip Away?

Mar 13:  The Misuses of “Pop Economics.”   \

Mar 20:  Which Beliefs Have You Changed Since You Were Young?

Mar 27: What Is a Fair Burden of Taxation?

Apr 3:  Which Moral Standards for Judging Historical Figures?

Apr 10:  Jewishness: Faith, Ethnicity, Nation, Other?

Apr 17:  Is America Fascism Possible?

Apr 24: The Constitution: Too Democratic Or Not Democratic Enough?

May 1:  Is a Powerful Global Far-Right Wing Movement Emerging?

May 8:  Why is American culture so violent?

May 15: Who runs San Diego and for whose benefit?

May 22:  Reparations for African-Americans?

May 29:  Is encouraging healthy lifestyles and good parenting the government’s business?

June 5: Does foreign aid work?

June 12: Lessons of the 6 Day War.

June 19: What should we be nostalgic for?

June 26: Sanctuary cities: Legal, moral?

July 3: What does the United States stand for?

July 10: Is technology ruining our attention spans?

July 17: Is urban v. rural becoming America’s worst political divide?

July 24:  Our criminal justice system’s purpose – Punishment, revenge, rehab?

July 31: Is the future African?

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