20 episodes

Everything in the news is politicized - science, heathcare, even sports! But what if you can't relate entirely to either side? Unbiased is a semi-monthly podcast where the best writers and thinkers across the political spectrum go deep on divisive issues so you have all the facts and can reach your own conclusions.

Unbiased Arjun Moorthy, Dan Sally

    • News
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

Everything in the news is politicized - science, heathcare, even sports! But what if you can't relate entirely to either side? Unbiased is a semi-monthly podcast where the best writers and thinkers across the political spectrum go deep on divisive issues so you have all the facts and can reach your own conclusions.

    Group affiliations, social media, and our increasing polarization

    Group affiliations, social media, and our increasing polarization

    How our group affiliations in the social media era drive increasing polarization and how we can reverse this behavior. Jay Van Bavel, Associate Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at New York University, joins to talk about this and much more.

    • 43 min
    Why trust in media is falling and how to fix it - Jay Rosen

    Why trust in media is falling and how to fix it - Jay Rosen

    Jay Rosen, Professor of Journalism at New York University, joins to talk about why trust in the media has been declining and what can be done to restore it.

    • 43 min
    Does regulating prostitution, abortion, and social media do more harm than good? - Elizabeth Nolan Brown.

    Does regulating prostitution, abortion, and social media do more harm than good? - Elizabeth Nolan Brown.

    Elizabeth Nolan Brown, senior editor at Reason and co-founder of Feminists for Liberty, has written extensively on sensitive topics such as abortion and prostitution. Does regulating these types of issues do more harm than good?

    • 44 min
    Is legalizing marijuana a bad idea? - Dr. Kevin Sabet

    Is legalizing marijuana a bad idea? - Dr. Kevin Sabet

    Most states are moving towards some level of marijuana legalization but Dr. Kevin Sabet, former National Drug Control Policy advisor appointed by both Republican and Democrat administrations, explains why that’s unwise and decriminalization is better.

    • 47 min
    Why different countries did better or worse in the pandemic - Michael Bang Peterson

    Why different countries did better or worse in the pandemic - Michael Bang Peterson

    Danish political scientist Michael Bang Petersen talks about increasing trust in government and how that helps address tough issues like pandemic response or influx of migrants.

    • 40 min
    American foreign policy and patriotism before and after the cold war - Tom Nichols

    American foreign policy and patriotism before and after the cold war - Tom Nichols

    US Naval war college professor and Jeopardy champion, Tom Nichols, talks about the complacency of the US middle class and why that's a risk to our democracy.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Vanessa, Village SquareCast ,

Love these conversations!

I am thoroughly enjoying this podcast as I have found myself interested in every topic covered. The guests offer thoughtful perspectives that are often counter to the common narratives of the major political parties, which I find refreshing and intriguing. Arjun and Dan are engaging hosts and they ask great questions.

Shank912 ,

Finally! A source of honest content

I’m thrilled to have found a source of content that is reliable and fact based. We shouldn’t have to wade through the weeds of opinion to find out news. Thank you for this!

neither republican nodemocrat ,

All episodes

All episodes give a different view point. It is unbiased as the name suggests. I thoroughly enjoyed

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