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27m 34s

Charitarian Patriotism

Investor, philanthropist, and Patriotic Millionaires founding member Lawrence Benenson discusses solutions to pressing American political and economic inequity.

27m 24s

Libel and the Presidency

ABC News Chief Legal Affairs Anchor Dan Abrams discusses his new book “Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy” and how it resonates today.

27m 16s

A Statecraft of Peace

Newly inaugurated Quincy Institute cofounders Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim discuss their mission to stop endless war and militarism.

27m 31s

The Hacked States of America

Netflix’s “The Great Hack” director Karim Amer discusses how stolen personal data are manipulated to advance demagoguery and disinformation.

27m 41s

Safeguarding Press Integrity for 2020

Center for Public Integrity CEO Susan Smith Richardson discusses the importance of local communities in national coverage of Trump administration corruption and the 2020 campaign.

28m 33s

High Crimes With Impunity

University of Missouri scholar Frank Bowman discusses Congressional neglect and his new book “High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump.”

27m 48s

Rescuing the Soul of the Presidency

Historian Stephen Knott discusses his forthcoming book The Lost Soul of the American Presidency: The Decline into Demagoguery and the Prospects for Renewal.

27m 19s

A Vote Against Life Expectancy

Vanderbilt University Center for Medicine, Health, and Society director Jonathan Metzl discusses his new book “Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland."

27m 13s

Super State Strategy

Grassroots organizers Ethan Todras-Whitehill and Catherine Vaughan of Swing Left (and formerly Flippable) discuss their plans to restore democratic accountability.

27m 6s

Authoritarian Past and Future

Yale University professor of philosophy Jason Stanley discusses his book “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.”

27m 45s

The Story of Climate

Science journalist Jon Gertner discusses his new book “The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future.”

27m 42s

Geopolitical Chess or Checkers?

Former State Department officer and Columbia University Center for Energy Policy scholar Richard Nephew discusses sanctions, tariffs, and U.S. foreign policy.

27m 32s

Our Civic Trust

John Bracken, executive director of the Digital Public Library of America, discusses the vital role of libraries to preserve democracy in the digital age.

28m 20s

Testing American Righteousness

Jonathan Haidt, NYU professor of ethical leadership, discusses Charlottesville, pluralism, polarization, negative partisanship, and the moral choice in 2020.

28m 7s

GPS and the Human Journey

Science journalist M.R. O’Connor discusses her new book “Wayfinding: The Science and Mystery of How Humans Navigate the World.”

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