Trump may be gone but American politics is still in crisis. The Lincoln Project has sparked a nationwide movement to restore our democracy. This podcast is hosted by co-founder Reed Galen and he is regularly joined by our political experts and guests that helped defeat Trump and continue the mission to stamp out Trumpism and the seditionists who backed him. The podcast discusses today’s political challenges, our vision for the future and how all Americans can be part of our pro-democracy movement.
The Inmates are Taking Over the Asylum with Arieh Kovler
Host Reed Galen is joined by Writer and Political Analyst Arieh Kovler to discuss his unique perspective on the U.S. political landscape from his home country of Israel, if a coalition government could be a path forward for our country, and unique political strategies to consider for the upcoming midterm elections. Plus, reflections on January 6th and what contributed to Arieh’s now-viral pre-insurrection prediction. To learn more from Arieh, be sure to subscribe to his digital newsletter, “The Hat Tip” at arieh.substack.com.
Check My Ads with Claire Atkin
Host Reed Galen is joined by Claire Atkin, Co-Founder of the Check My Ads Institute, an independent watchdog non-profit that's reshaping the digital ad-tech industry by cutting disinformation off from its lifeline…which is advertisements and money. They discuss the work being done at the institute, especially in regards to combatting disinformation, and also lay out CMA’s top targets and how they are engaging them. To learn more about Claire Atkin and the Check My Ads Institute visit checkmyads.org.
Considerable Crisis and Turmoil with Peter Strzok
Host Reed Galen is joined by Peter Strzok, former Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterintelligence Division of the FBI and author of the book, Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump. They reflect on January 6, 2021 and compare those reflections to where we are as a country now and also consider the current state of our nation’s national security institutions. Be sure to be on the lookout over the next couple weeks for the new paperback edition of Compromised which will be available at your favorite book retailer.
January 6th: One Year Has Passed…Have Things Gotten Better with Norman J. Ornstein
Host Reed Galen is joined by Norman J. Ornstein, a Senior Fellow Emeritus at the American Enterprise Institute to discuss the long term transformation of the conservative movement, personal accounts of January 6th and the year-long aftermath that our nation has witnessed, and why can’t the institution that is Washington D.C. seem to wake up?!
Trump’s Next Coup has Already Begun with Barton Gellman
Host Reed Galen is joined by Author and Staff Writer at The Atlantic, Barton Gellman and Lincoln Project Senior Advisor Joe Trippi to further explore the ideas laid out by Gellman in his latest article for The Atlantic, “Trump’s Next Coup has Already Begun: January 6 was practice. Donald Trump’s GOP is much better positioned to subvert the next election.” They discuss January 6th and its aftermath, the mind of a “stop the steal” believer, the twisting of state election laws by Republicans, and a look ahead to where we as a nation go from here.
Encore Presentation: Freedom with Sebastian Junger
This episode was originally released on September 24, 2021. In this encore presentation, host Reed Galen is joined by Sebastian Junger (Author, Journalist, and Filmmaker) to discuss his new book, Freedom. Junger recounts how he and three friends (a combat-photographer and two Afghan War vets) walked over 400-miles along railroad lines from Washington DC to Philadelphia to Pittsburgh to examine the intricacies for which personal autonomy and interdependence coexist. Plus, what happens to freedom when political violence and contemptuous rhetoric is introduced?
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