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Professor Glenn Loury on PBS NewsHour

Can reparations help right the wrongs of slavery? (comments by Glenn Loury)

August 12, 2019 PBS NewsHour

Professor Glenn Loury provided commentary on slavery reparations, saying "Seeing blackness and African descent as some kind of subhuman category, that would legitimate in the land of the free and the home of the brave carrying on a commerce in human chattel... That was a deep and profound injury. It can't be made into a piece of cash."

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The Glenn Show (with Glenn Loury)

February 1, 2018 Blogging Heads

Professor Glenn Loury talks with his son, Glenn Loury II, in Loury's latest podcast episode about capitalism and social democratic vision. 

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Glenn Loury participates in anti-poverty forum

July 15, 2015 C-SPAN2

Earlier this week, Glenn Loury, Watson Faculty Fellow and Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences, participated in an anti-poverty forum to deliberate these and other challenging issues. The event, convened in Washington, DC by the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE), brought community and thought leaders together to discuss the power of local, grassroots activists in the fight against poverty.  

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Loury Joins Congressional Briefing

May 26, 2015 C-SPAN

Watson Faculty Fellow and Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences Glenn Loury participated in a Congressional briefing on The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences, a recent report released by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

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Loury addresses why Ferguson won't lead to a change in public policy.

January 5, 2015

In a forum in the Boston Review, Faculty Fellow Glenn Loury says: "...making Brown a poster child around which to organize a movement for social justice might be a profound mistake, for doing so creates a situation where the success or failure of that movement hinges on the facts of his case."

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