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Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Join Dave Rubin for real conversations, real news, and one-on-one interviews with some of the most intriguing names in America today as they break down politics and current events.

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Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Join Dave Rubin for real conversations, real news, and one-on-one interviews with some of the most intriguing names in America today as they break down politics and current events.

    Is Your Phone Addiction Ruining Your Life? Watch This | Peter Boghossian | Book Club Chapter 10

    Is Your Phone Addiction Ruining Your Life? Watch This | Peter Boghossian | Book Club Chapter 10

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Peter Boghossian (Professor, Portland State University) about the tenth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled “Move On with Your Life’’. Special guest Peter Boghossian and Dave Rubin talk about phone addiction. Since we are all spending more time online many of us are plagued by social media addiction or internet addiction. Both of these become even harder to fight due to smartphones. Our online habits can harm our relationships and make us less present. Dave shares some of his easy-to-implement digital detox tips. Dave and Peter discuss how practicing some digital minimalism can go a long way to improving our relationships and mental health. Dave also shares his process for writing “Don’t Burn This Book”, some tips for people considering writing a book, and some opinions of his that changed during the writing process.

    • 27 min
    Ex-Police Officer: George Floyd, Policing Myths & Riots | Brandon Tatum Interview

    Ex-Police Officer: George Floyd, Policing Myths & Riots | Brandon Tatum Interview

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Brandon Tatum (Co-Founder of Blexit & former police officer) about George Floyd, police brutality myths, and how America can bring a stop to the riots. Brandon gives his take on the arrest and death of George Floyd and if he thinks racism was a motivating factor. Brandon discusses some of the myths about police brutality. He feels that the narrative about racists cops is based on ignoring the actual data related to law enforcement. Brandon also discusses the riots and how to end them. He gives his thoughts on how liberals and black activists have only encouraged the violence which has only helped to destroy black communities.

    • 42 min
    Debunking The Myth Of Jordan Peterson's Angry Male Fans | Dennis Prager | Book Club Chapter 9

    Debunking The Myth Of Jordan Peterson's Angry Male Fans | Dennis Prager | Book Club Chapter 9

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Dennis Prager (Co-Founder, PragerU) about the ninth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled “Find A Mentor’’. Special guest Dennis Prager and Dave Rubin talk about the importance of mentorship, and how to find a mentor. Dave shares how being on tour with Jordan Peterson on the “12 Rules For Life” book tour affected his life and how Jordan became an accidental mentor to him. They also discuss the myth that Jordan's fans are simply angry young men. Dennis and Dave discuss how mentoring can help us achieve the true goal of adulthood: taking responsibility. Dave and Dennis share tips on how taking on responsibility will help you build a path to self improvement and help you become a mentor yourself.

    • 21 min
    Exposing Media Hypocrisy & The Types Of Fake News | Michael Malice | Book Club Chapter 8

    Exposing Media Hypocrisy & The Types Of Fake News | Michael Malice | Book Club Chapter 8

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Michael Malice (Author, The New Right) about the eighth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled “Learn How To Spot Fake News’’. Special guest Michael Malice and Dave Rubin talk about the hypocrisy and double standards of the mainstream media. They discuss how the media which was quick to report on many disproved allegations against Brett Kavanaugh now seem to be ignoring the seemingly more credible allegations against the DNC presidential nominee Joe Biden. The same media that chanted #metoo and “believe all women” now seem silent when it is politically inconvenient. Dave discusses this hypocrisy and how it leads to the further erosion of trust in our media institutions at a time when we desperately need trustworthy media to make sense of our world. Dave also discusses how many people who were lied about by the media like Nick Sandmann, James Damore, Bret Weinstein, Lindsay Shepherd and Ben Shapiro have all emerged stronger afterwards. Dave also shares his own personal experience concerning a smear piece in the New York Times that was written about him.

    • 28 min
    Why Do We Still Rely On Experts Who Always Fail Us? | Matt Kibbe Interview

    Why Do We Still Rely On Experts Who Always Fail Us? | Matt Kibbe Interview

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Matt Kibbe (President, Free the People) about liberty in a time of lockdown. Matt discusses the need to address complex problems like pandemics with decentralized solutions. He discusses the numerous failures of government in handling the pandemic thus far. He gives the example of states making the decision to have hospitals cancel their elective surgeries. This decision has had the unintended consequences of having cancer patients forego treatment, but also eliminating a revenue stream for hospitals causing many to now possibly file for bankruptcy. Matt also gives a libertarian evaluation of Trump. He thinks that while he has been good on some issues, he has been awful on others.

    • 57 min
    Why You Need To Get Out Of Your Right Or Left Echo Chamber | David Webb | Book Club Chapter 7

    Why You Need To Get Out Of Your Right Or Left Echo Chamber | David Webb | Book Club Chapter 7

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to David Webb (Host of Reality Check) about the seventh chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled "Stop Hating (Straight) White Men, America, and Western Values." Special guest David Webb and Dave Rubin share the story of how they became friends despite Dave being a liberal and David being conservative at the time. They stress the importance of learning how to listen to different opinions and getting out of your echo chamber whether you are a Democrat or a Republican. One of the many ways to accelerate your personal growth is to question everything you believe, and be open to changing your opinion if new facts present themselves. David also discusses the time he was accused of benefiting from white privilege by CNN’s Areva Martin, because she didn’t know he was black.

    • 24 min

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