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"The Good Fight," the podcast that searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populism.Please do listen and spread the word about The Good Fight.If you have not yet signed up for our podcast, please do so now by following this link on your phone.Email: goodfightpod@gmail.comTwitter: @Yascha_MounkWebsite: http://www.persuasion.community

The Good Fight Yascha Mounk

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"The Good Fight," the podcast that searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populism.Please do listen and spread the word about The Good Fight.If you have not yet signed up for our podcast, please do so now by following this link on your phone.Email: goodfightpod@gmail.comTwitter: @Yascha_MounkWebsite: http://www.persuasion.community

    Richard Reeves on Why Men are Struggling

    Richard Reeves on Why Men are Struggling

    Richard Reeves is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of Dream Hoarders and, most recently, Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It.

    In this week’s conversation, Yascha Mounk and Richard Reeves discuss how the upper middle-class has cornered the market on economic opportunity; why helping men does not mean undoing progress for women; and whether the problems facing men and boys are more structural than we often think.

    This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity.

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    Podcast production by John Taylor Williams, and Brendan Ruberry

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    • 57 min
    Robert Kagan on America’s Future, Foreign Policy Realism, and the War in Ukraine

    Robert Kagan on America’s Future, Foreign Policy Realism, and the War in Ukraine

    Robert Kagan is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. The author of Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order, his most recent book is The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World.
    In this week’s discussion, Yascha Mounk and Robert Kagan discuss the danger that Donald Trump continues to pose to American democracy, what the “realist” theory of international relations gets wrong (and right), and how liberal democracies can defend their values around the world.

    This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity.

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    • 58 min
    Chloé Valdary on How to be a (True) Antiracist

    Chloé Valdary on How to be a (True) Antiracist

    Chloé Valdary is a writer and entrepreneur whose company, Theory of Enchantment, aims to offer a “human approach” to diversity and inclusion training. 
    In this week’s conversation, Yascha Mounk and Chloé Valdary discuss the flaws of the dominant paradigm in diversity, equity, and inclusion; why many of today’s interpersonal conflicts stem from a larger crisis of meaning; and how to engage in big debates about social issues without becoming a combatant in the culture war.

    This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity.

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    • 50 min
    Should Donald Trump Be Prosecuted?

    Should Donald Trump Be Prosecuted?

    Damon Linker is a Senior Fellow with the Open Society Project at the Niskanen Center and a former senior correspondent at The Week. He writes the "Eyes on the Right" newsletter. 
    In this week’s conversation, Yascha Mounk and Damon Linker discuss the odds that a prospective prosecution would be successful; whether it would harm or help Trump’s chances in 2024; and what those of us who want to rescue American democracy can do.

    This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity.

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    • 55 min
    Coleman Hughes on How America Racializes its Citizens

    Coleman Hughes on How America Racializes its Citizens

    Coleman Hughes is the host of Conversations with Coleman. Racialized, his first book, is forthcoming from Penguin Random House.
    In this week’s conversation, Yascha Mounk and Coleman Hughes discuss how we can remain vigilant about racial injustice without treating others differently on account of their race; whether reparations for slavery are justified in theory and workable in practice; and how we should measure progress on race.

    This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Sarah Longwell on 2024

    Sarah Longwell on 2024

    Sarah Longwell is a Republican political strategist and publisher of The Bulwark. She is also host of the Bulwark podcast The Focus Group, which presents the broad takeaways from hundreds of hours of voter opinion focus groups across both the country and the political spectrum.
    In this week’s conversation, Yascha Mounk and Sarah Longwell discuss which candidates from either party have a chance to break out in 2024; why neither Joe Biden nor Kamala Harris is the Democrats’ best choice; and how Democratic messaging can balance the existential stakes of the 2024 election with a positive vision of our economic future.

    This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity.

    Please do listen and spread the word about The Good Fight.
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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
635 Ratings

635 Ratings

digitaljane ,

Entire series

Thanks for your consistency in podcasting and for having guests that demonstrate their concern for world cooperation. Keep up what you are doing as it is “well done.”

Noodles115 ,

Thanks

Amazing when scholars who grew up in other countries can objectively look at the United States and despite all of our obvious issues they can see the bright side and have faith we can pull through.

Spiral Wiz ,

Smart dialogue across divides

If you care about preserving dialogue and multifaceted perspectives this is the show for you.

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