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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.

    How To Fight The Dangerous Myths Of Identity Politics (Heather Mac Donald Interview)

    How To Fight The Dangerous Myths Of Identity Politics (Heather Mac Donald Interview)

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Heather Mac Donald, Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of The Diversity Delusion. Heather gives her thoughts on everything from Trump to secular conservatism. Heather also shares evidence of how laws with the best intentions pushed by social justice activists may actually be increasing crime. Heather also thinks that a better defense of capitalism and meritocracy must be made to save Western Civilization from the threat of identity politics. Heather thinks that the social justice arguments concerning systemic discrimination can only be defeated by countering the myths concerning bias. 

    • 1 hr 11 min
    How To Win The Culture Wars With Star Wars Memes (Benny Johnson Interview)

    How To Win The Culture Wars With Star Wars Memes (Benny Johnson Interview)

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Benny Johnson (Chief Creative Officer of Turning Point USA) about the importance of memes in today’s politics. He shares a recent TPUSA segment where he asks people protesting President Trump if he should be impeached for various events that occur in the Star Wars saga. Benny shares how Star Wars memes help get young people more interested in politics. He also gives an insider’s look at the Social Media Summit that was held at the White House. Benny discusses what it’s like to live in Washington DC during the impeachment hearings of Donald Trump. He notices that despite the corporate media pushing the case for impeachment it has not amounted to anymore of the public caring about the issue.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Exposing the Myths You’ve Been Taught About The Media (Michael Malice Interview)

    Exposing the Myths You’ve Been Taught About The Media (Michael Malice Interview)

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Michael Malice (Author and Media Personality) about the power and manipulation done by corporate mainstream media. Michael Malice is an author and host of the “Your Welcome with Michael Malice” podcast. His most recent book is “The New Right”. Michael talks about how the corporate mainstream media uses its power to rig elections against outsiders like Tulsi Gabbard, Bernie Sanders and Andrew Yang. He makes the point that it is not the Democrats that run the media, but that the DNC is run by the media. Malice believes it is becoming clearer to many on the left that it is not Democrat vs. Republican, but establishment vs. outsider. Malice gives examples from the past of how the media has controlled the narrative putting it’s agenda first. Michael also shares his thoughts and reacts to a clip of a Don Lemon hosted CNN panel mocking Trump supporters. The viral clip features ex-GOP strategist Rick Wilson, and CNN contributor Wajahat Ali. In the clip Rick Wilson mocks the 'credulous boomer rube demo' that supports the president. Michael reveals the surprising dark origins of the southern rube stereotype. He also discusses the way the media portrayed Joe Rogan in a negative light when he was seen as endorsing Bernie Sanders and how the media use framing to get the viewer to think of certain personalities in a nefarious way. Media will intentionally use certain language to train their audience what to think. He feels that this is the key difference between having a bias and having an agenda. He points out that by them doing this they have alienated fans of people like Tulsi Gabbard, Andrew Yang, Joe Rogan, Kobe Bryant, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Don Imus. He also talks about how there is an asymmetry between truth and lying and that the media is destroying it’s trust far faster than it can be regained. Michael also gives his thoughts on if there is new support for Donald Trump where there wasn’t in the past and the reason behind his donation to Joe Biden’s campaign and how Biden brought the learn to code meme to life. All this and much more.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Comedian: Fighting Trump Derangement & Cancel Culture (Bridget Phetasy Interview)

    Comedian: Fighting Trump Derangement & Cancel Culture (Bridget Phetasy Interview)

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Bridget Phetasy (comedian) about cancel culture, big tech and more. Bridget Phetasy is a writer and comedian. She has a comedy show on Youtube called “Dumpster Fire” and she is also the host of the “Walk-Ins Welcome” podcast. Bridget discusses how she responds to criticism that she is a grifter. She describes the two types of Trump derangement syndrome and why both are dangerous. Bridget also gives her thoughts on what she calls our “factory settings”. In her case she was raised to think that all Republicans were evil. Bridget also discusses the difficulty of being a small creator having to deal with Big Tech and the steps she is taking to regain some control of her content with a big announcement.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Debunking The Many Myths of Sweden (Aron Flam & Henrik Jönsson Interview)

    Debunking The Many Myths of Sweden (Aron Flam & Henrik Jönsson Interview)

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Aron Flam (Swedish Comedian) and Henrik Jönsson (Swedish Entrepreneur) about the many myths of Sweden. They discuss the Swedish culture of silence that promotes conformity over individualism. They also debunk the myths that many in the US have about Socialism in Sweden. Henrik Jönsson tells the real story of Sweden and how it’s wealth was created by laissez-faire policies after WWII and that Sweden’s large welfare state actually led to financial collapse in the 1990s. Aron and Henrik also discuss the outcomes of Sweden’s gender equity goals and its effect on young children. They also discuss the increased crime in Malmö, Sweden and its link to Sweden’s immigration policy over the last decade.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ex CIA: Iran's Next Move & Exposing The Deep State (Bryan Dean Wright Interview)

    Ex CIA: Iran's Next Move & Exposing The Deep State (Bryan Dean Wright Interview)

    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Bryan Dean Wright (former CIA ops officer) about Iran and the current conflict with the US. Bryan has a unique perspective being a former CIA agent and a lifelong Democrat. He shares his thoughts on how the recent death of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani ordered by Donald Trump could play out. Bryan gives an insider’s take on what exactly the “deep state” is and how they use leaks to the media to control the narrative to be more favorable to their interests. Bryan gives his feelings on the abuses of power of John Brennan, James Clapper, and James Comey. And Bryan discusses how a Trump victory against a progressive candidate could actually help save the Democratic party and return it to its roots.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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