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.
The past, current, and future of the Russia-Ukraine War - George Beebe
As we approach the year anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine War, we are joined by George Beebe, Former Director of the CIA’s Russia Analysis, to revisit how the war started, America’s involvement, the reshaping of global powers, and what the future holds.
Can the growing student loan debt issue be fixed? - Joshua Mitchell
Student loan debt has recently become another polarizing issue in the US. But how did the student loan debt problem get to where it is today and, more importantly, what can be done to solve it? Wall Street Journal reporter Joshua Mitchell joins Unbiased to discuss.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
All episodes give a different view point. It is unbiased as the name suggests. I thoroughly enjoyed