29 episodes

Building on a 160-year-history of interviews with the world’s most consequential figures, the podcast brings the power of the Atlantic interview to the audio platform—and continues the publisher’s push to bring its journalism to more people in more ways. Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic editor in chief talks with some of the most pivotal voices shaping politics, technology, art, media, business, and culture.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 945 Ratings

Building on a 160-year-history of interviews with the world’s most consequential figures, the podcast brings the power of the Atlantic interview to the audio platform—and continues the publisher’s push to bring its journalism to more people in more ways. Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic editor in chief talks with some of the most pivotal voices shaping politics, technology, art, media, business, and culture.

    Introducing Holy Week

    Introducing Holy Week

    Holy Week: The story of a revolution undone.
    The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, is often recounted as a conclusion to a powerful era of civil rights in America, but how did this hero’s murder come to be the stitching used to tie together a narrative of victory? The week that followed his killing was one of the most fiery, disruptive, and revolutionary, and is nearly forgotten. Over the course of eight episodes, Holy Week brings forward the stories of the activists who turned heartbreak into action, families scorched by chaos, and politicians who worked to contain the grief. Seven days diverted the course of a social revolution and set the stage for modern clashes over voting rights, redlining, critical race theory, and the role of racial unrest in today’s post–George Floyd reckoning.
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    • 3 min
    Caitlin Dickerson on family separation

    Caitlin Dickerson on family separation

    The Atlantic's editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg talks with staff writer Caitlin Dickerson about her recent piece, "An American Catastrophe," a comprehensive investigation of the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their families.
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    • 40 min
    Barack Obama on Disinformation and The Future of Democracy

    Barack Obama on Disinformation and The Future of Democracy

    Disinformation is the story of our age. We see it used as a tactic of war and to further embolden autocrats.. The very tools that once helped pro-democracy movements are now being used to disseminate falsehoods—misleading the public and threatening the strength of democracies around the globe. 
    Former President Barack Obama and editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg talk about disinformation—how to define it, how to combat it, why it threatens democratic stability around the world, and how future generations can uphold truth.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Introducing: The Experiment

    Introducing: The Experiment

    A new podcast from The Atlantic and WNYC Studios, The Experiment, tells stories from our unfinished country. On the first episode, host Julia Longoria tells the story of the “zone of death,” where a legal glitch could short-circuit the Constitution—a place where, technically, you could get away with murder. At a time when we’re surrounded by preventable deaths, we document one journey to avert disaster.
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    • 34 min
    Introducing New Atlantic Podcasts

    Introducing New Atlantic Podcasts

    The Atlantic has launched three new podcasts this year: Social Distance, Floodlines, and The Ticket. Subscribe to keep up with Atlantic journalism.

    Subscribe to Social Distance: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Pocket Casts
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    • 3 min
    Introducing Crazy/Genius: Should We Break Up Amazon?

    Introducing Crazy/Genius: Should We Break Up Amazon?

    Today, we bring you the second episode of our new show Crazy/Genius, hosted by Atlantic staff writer Derek Thompson. In this episode, Derek asks if Amazon –  which may soon be the first trillion-dollar company in the history of the world – has become a dangerous monopoly threatening the U.S. economy.
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
945 Ratings

945 Ratings

Satya Vidya ,

Please stop interrupting your guests

I really enjoy this podcast but I do wish that Jeffrey Goldberg would step back a bit. Especially in the beginning of his interview with Chimamanda Adichie, he kept recentering himself as if to prove he’s clever or cool... and from my perspective it just came across as disrespectful to his guest. The dynamic changes for the better as the interview proceeds... but the beginning almost lost me.

Zizzabet ,

Off to a great start!

I’ve only just found this by looking for a podcast interview with C. .N. Adiche, hence I’ve only listened to the very first interview of this podcast. They are definitely starting off on the right foot. If it continues as it has started, it will be superb. Chimamanda is beyond brilliant. Her description of why Americans, especially white women, supported trump in such large numbers is the most honest and accurate account i’ve ever heard. It is so right on the spot, as her assessments of America, Americans and feminism in America are.

ggawin ,

Obama

I don't see Obama or the Democrat party being a pro democracy organization. With all the censorship of conservative voices, the DOJ using resources to go after parents, free speech (Twitter files), pro lifers and DEI ( new racism) is what I would expect to see from say 1933 Germany. Was a subscriber up to 2016 when I saw the left swing.

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