Opinion writer Jonathan Capehart talks with newsmakers who challenge your ideas on politics, and explore how race, religion, age, gender and cultural identity are redrawing the lines that both divide and unite America. "Cape Up" is a podcast from Washington Post Opinions, with conversations adapted from Washington Post Live events.
Stevie Van Zandt's 'Unrequited Infatuations'
From touring the world with Bruce Springsteen to serving as Tony Soprano's right-hand man, Stevie Van Zandt discusses his 50 years in the entertainment industry in a new memoir: "Unrequited Infatuations." This conversation was adapted from Washington Post Live.
Billie Jean King writes her biography — again
Former world tennis champion and social activist Billie Jean King is one of the most iconic athletes in American history. In a conversation adapted from Washington Post Live, King shares stories from her new autobiography, "All In."
Paris Hilton's fight against the 'troubled teen industry'
Each year, thousands of young people are sent to congregate care settings to address behavioral concerns or to receive psychiatric support. In a conversation adapted from Washington Post Live, Paris Hilton, California Rep. Ro Khanna and advocate Caroline Cole join Jonathan for a discussion about the "troubled teen industry," where abuse runs rampant.
John Legend isn't just an artist. He's an activist.
The singer talks about police reform, voting rights and his role as a Black artist in today's climate. This episode is adapted from a Washington Post Live conversation that originally aired Oct. 1.
A message from Jonathan
After five years of incredible conversations, the curtain is coming down on "Cape Up." But that doesn't mean Jonathan is going away. Tune in for a special announcement.
Explaining the debt ceiling in plain English
In an episode that originally aired in September 2017, Shai Akabas, economic policy director at the Bipartisan Policy Center, discusses the debt ceiling and the dangers of not raising it.