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The Open Mind
The Open Mind
Mother of Exiles
Writer Anastasia Edel on her essay “The Tired and Poor Who Make America Great,” and Russia
11/11/2019 | 27m 54s
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Never Again in America
Jews Against White Nationalism leader Sophie Ellman-Golan on mistreatment of immigrants.
11/04/2019 | 27m 34s
High-Tech Dystopia and Utopia
Techno-political thriller writer and humanitarian aid worker Malka Older on the Cyber Age.
10/28/2019 | 27m 11s
Patriotic Millionaires’ founding member Lawrence Benenson on solutions to inequity.
10/21/2019 | 27m 34s
Libel and the Presidency
ABC News’ Dan Abrams on his new book “Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense” and politics now
10/15/2019 | 27m 24s
Innocent Bystanders and the New Terrorism
Julie Salamon on her new book “An Innocent Bystander” and the redefinition of terrorism.
10/07/2019 | 28m 27s
A Statecraft of Peace
Quincy Institute cofounders Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim on stopping endless war.
09/30/2019 | 27m 16s
The Hacked States of America
Netflix’s “The Great Hack” director Karim Amer on how stolen personal data is abused.
09/23/2019 | 27m 31s
Safeguarding Press Integrity for 2020
Center for Public Integrity CEO Susan Smith Richardson on news for 2020 and beyond.
09/16/2019 | 27m 41s
High Crimes With Impunity
University of Missouri’s Frank Bowman on his new book “High Crimes and Misdemeanors.”
09/09/2019 | 28m 33s
A Popular Electoral College
Republican strategist Ed Lopez on the federalist argument for a National Popular Vote.
09/02/2019 | 27m 51s
Rescuing the Soul of the Presidency
Stephen Knott on his forthcoming book The Lost Soul of the American Presidency.
08/25/2019 | 27m 48s
A Vote Against Life Expectancy
Vanderbilt’s Jonathan Metzl on “Dying of Whiteness” and the politics of racial resentment.
08/19/2019 | 27m 19s
Super State Strategy
Ethan Todras-Whitehill and Catherine Vaughan of Swing Left on democratic accountability
08/12/2019 | 27m 13s
Authoritarian Past and Future
Yale’s Jason Stanley on his book “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.”
08/05/2019 | 27m 6s
The Story of Climate
Science journalist Jon Gertner discusses his new book “The Ice at the End of the World.”
07/29/2019 | 27m 45s
Deferred Dreams of Brown and Grutter
University of Richmond president Ronald Crutcher and ACE’s Lorelle Espinosa on race.
07/22/2019 | 27m 2s
Impeachment and the Righteous Republicans
Historian Brenda Wineapple on her book “The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson…”
07/15/2019 | 28m 21s
Geopolitical Chess or Checkers?
Columbia University Center for Energy Policy’s Richard Nephew on sanctions and tariffs.
07/08/2019 | 27m 42s
Our Civic Trust
John Bracken of the Digital Public Library of America on the vital role of libraries.
07/02/2019 | 27m 32s
Testing American Righteousness
Jonathan Haidt, NYU professor of ethical leadership, on pluralism, partisanship and 2020
06/17/2019 | 28m 20s
GPS and the Human Journey
M.R. O’Connor on “Wayfinding: The Science and Mystery of How Humans Navigate the World.”
06/10/2019 | 28m 7s
Academics in the Crosshairs
New University in Exile Consortium’s Arien Mack and scholar Kian Tajbakhsh on freedom.
05/28/2019 | 28m 33s
Economic Security, Mobility, and Progress
NJ Governor Phil Murphy talks about his pro-growth progressive agenda for New Jersey.
05/20/2019 | 28m 29s
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