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What's Wrong With Men? [Rebroadcast]

Episode description

The right-wing politics and bro culture of The Proud Boys is attracting young, white men nationwide. Founder Gavin McInnes believes “95% of American women” would be happier at home. Where does his vision of “being a man” fit in 2018?

Guests:

Gavin McInnesAlexandra HallKyle “Guante” Tran MyhreWarren FarrellAshanti Branch

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