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In an age when saying the wrong thing in a Twitter post could leave you ghosted by onetime friends—or worse—we find our country torn apart at the political seams. But things don’t need to be this way. Constructive social discourse is not dead, it just needs a little resuscitation. From CurtCo Media.



Consider Meet Me in the Middle your political rehab. Each week, Ed Larson (Pulitzer Prize winning historian, author, and world-wide lecturer) invites guests from across the ideological spectrum—including politicians, activists, and celebrities—to sit down, discuss the issues, and if not find consensus, at least find common ground. So bring an open mind and remember, we’re more alike than different.

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In an age when saying the wrong thing in a Twitter post could leave you ghosted by onetime friends—or worse—we find our country torn apart at the political seams. But things don’t need to be this way. Constructive social discourse is not dead, it just needs a little resuscitation. From CurtCo Media.



Consider Meet Me in the Middle your political rehab. Each week, Ed Larson (Pulitzer Prize winning historian, author, and world-wide lecturer) invites guests from across the ideological spectrum—including politicians, activists, and celebrities—to sit down, discuss the issues, and if not find consensus, at least find common ground. So bring an open mind and remember, we’re more alike than different.

    43 - 'Polling Revisited' with Monmouth University Polling Expert Patrick Murray

    43 - 'Polling Revisited' with Monmouth University Polling Expert Patrick Murray

    In this special re-release, we revisit our episode with the polling expert from Monmouth University Mr. Patrick Murray. Patrick demystifies the world of poling and helps explain how we should and shouldn’t approach the results come election time.

    • 24 min
    42 - Counting the Vote with Former Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan

    42 - Counting the Vote with Former Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan

    Former Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan joins the show to discuss both technicalities and expectations to the very unique upcoming presidential election.

    • 33 min
    41 - The Making Of A President 2020 with Journalist Walter Shapiro

    41 - The Making Of A President 2020 with Journalist Walter Shapiro

    Journalist Walter Shapiro joins co-hosts Trade Attorney Jane Albrecht and Historian Ed Larson to discuss how the media's reporting has changed during this pandemic-altered campaign season.

    • 26 min
    40 - The Whole World Is Watching with Civil Rights Attorney Carol Sobel

    40 - The Whole World Is Watching with Civil Rights Attorney Carol Sobel

    Civil Rights Attorney Carol Sobel discusses the challenges and offers solutions to police handling protesters and the homeless.

    • 28 min
    39 - The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times: Anthropologist Wade Davis Presents The Unraveling Of America

    39 - The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times: Anthropologist Wade Davis Presents The Unraveling Of America

    Anthropologist and author Wade Davis discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has caused America to decline and what can be done to revitalize the nation.

    • 28 min
    38 - The Economy Explained (Finally!) with MIT Economist Daron Acemoglu

    38 - The Economy Explained (Finally!) with MIT Economist Daron Acemoglu

    MIT Economist Daron Acemoglu explains what the US economy is and what it is not.

    • 33 min

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Great variety of topics and speaker

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