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Want to know what comes next in politics, culture, and libertarian ideas? Reason’s Nick Gillespie hosts relentlessly interesting interviews with the activists, artists, authors, entrepreneurs, newsmakers, and politicians who are defining the 21st century.

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    • 4.8 • 437 Ratings

Want to know what comes next in politics, culture, and libertarian ideas? Reason’s Nick Gillespie hosts relentlessly interesting interviews with the activists, artists, authors, entrepreneurs, newsmakers, and politicians who are defining the 21st century.

    Rachel Laudan: Why Thanksgiving Dinner Is Served All at Once

    Rachel Laudan: Why Thanksgiving Dinner Is Served All at Once

    Have you ever stopped to think about why all the food at the traditional Thanksgiving dinner gets put out at...

    • 49 min
    John McWhorter: How To Defeat 'Woke Racism'

    John McWhorter: How To Defeat 'Woke Racism'

    In his bestselling new book, Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America, New York Times columnist and...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Nicholas Christakis: How To End the Covid Pandemic

    Nicholas Christakis: How To End the Covid Pandemic

    All respiratory pandemics follow a script, one that's as much social and political as it is medical or epidemiological, says...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Garry Kasparov: Greatest Soviet Chess Champion on the Awful System That Created Him

    Garry Kasparov: Greatest Soviet Chess Champion on the Awful System That Created Him

    Nick Gillespie talks with chess great and human rights/democracy activist Garry Kasparov about what it was like to be the beneficiary of a catastrophically failed Soviet system and what lessons the world—especially American democratic socialists—should remember three decades after its collapse.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Ethan Nadelmann: How To End the Drug War (and What Comes Next)

    Ethan Nadelmann: How To End the Drug War (and What Comes Next)

    As anyone who is involved in drug policy can tell you, Afghanistan wasn't really America's longest war. That shady honor...

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Andrew Yang: 'Political Violence Is Becoming More and More of an Inevitability'

    Andrew Yang: 'Political Violence Is Becoming More and More of an Inevitability'

    The former presidential candidate talks about UBI, race relations, ranked-choice voting, his new political party Forward, and how "the duopoly is killing us."

    • 40 min

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Smart and informative

Nick’s podcast on my must listen list. Great interviewer

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Finally something to explain what’s going on with the Covid pandemic! No conspiracy theories or misinformation! Thank you so much. I’m sharing this with my friends and family! Great interview!

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Great Pod

Nick is a great interviewer and the guests are diverse and interesting. I look forward to each weekly podcast.

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