149 episodes

The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas across media, politics, technology, the arts and all realms of civic life.

The Open Mind, Hosted by Alexander Heffner WNET

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    • 4.7, 26 Ratings

The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas across media, politics, technology, the arts and all realms of civic life.

    A Modern News Legend

    A Modern News Legend

    THE DRUDGE REVOLUTION author Matthew Lysiak discusses Matt Drudge’s impeccable news instincts and calling it as it is from political scandal to pandemic body counts.

    Amusing America to Death

    Amusing America to Death

    New York Magazine contributor and ex-Guardian political correspondent Ben Jacobs discusses the upcoming state presidential filing deadlines and the third party campaign of Kanye West.

    Stop Funding Hate

    Stop Funding Hate

    Stop Funding Hate founder Richard Wilson discusses the campaign to persuade advertisers to pull their support for bigoted media.

    The Ultimate Test for American Democracy

    The Ultimate Test for American Democracy

    Georgia Southern University professor Jared Yates Sexton discusses the anti-democratic forces corrupting the United States and his forthcoming book AMERICAN RULE: HOW A NATION CONQUERED THE WORLD BUT FAILED ITS PEOPLE.

    America Without Law

    America Without Law

    Jack Jackson on “Law Without Future: Anti-Constitutional Politics and the American Right.”

    Taking No Responsibility for 150K Americans Dead

    Taking No Responsibility for 150K Americans Dead

    Mad Dog PAC and Room Rater’s Claude Taylor discusses his roadside and truck billboards.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

541red ,

F Ing love this guy! Incredibly smart and pragmatic discussions

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Come back to the McLaughlin Group and bring some moderate sanity to the forum. Alexander for President!!!!

JMM121212 ,

Very thoughtful and thorough

I highly recommend this podcast. It is thoughtful, insightful, and thorough. Alex Heffner goes to deep lengths to shed light on the state of our country.

HappyDaysHereAgain ,

History in the making

Brilliant and relevant conversations that capture the moment with unmatched historical foundation.

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