Season 2019

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Grand Strategy for the Campus Commons and Beyond

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Grand Strategy for the Campus Commons and Beyond

Vassar College president Elizabeth Bradley on free speech and engaged pluralism.

Grand Strategy for the Campus Commons and Beyond

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Battle for the Constitution and Pelosi's Originalism

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The Battle for the Constitution and Pelosi's Originalism

Justin Driver of Yale Law on constitutional law and the struggle to preserve democracy.

The Battle for the Constitution and Pelosi's Originalism

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Baldwin and Buckley: Advocating and Denying Civil Rights

The Open Mind

Baldwin and Buckley: Advocating and Denying Civil Rights

Nicholas Buccola on his book “The Fire is Upon Us,” Baldwin, Buckley, and race in America

Baldwin and Buckley: Advocating and Denying Civil Rights

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Mother of Exiles

Writer Anastasia Edel on her essay “The Tired and Poor Who Make America Great,” and Russia

Mother of Exiles

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Never Again in America

Jews Against White Nationalism leader Sophie Ellman-Golan on mistreatment of immigrants.

Never Again in America

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind High-Tech Dystopia and Utopia

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High-Tech Dystopia and Utopia

Techno-political thriller writer and humanitarian aid worker Malka Older on the Cyber Age.

High-Tech Dystopia and Utopia

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Charitarian Patriotism

Patriotic Millionaires’ founding member Lawrence Benenson on solutions to inequity.

Charitarian Patriotism

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Libel and the Presidency

ABC News’ Dan Abrams on his new book “Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense” and politics now

Libel and the Presidency

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Innocent Bystanders and the New Terrorism

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Innocent Bystanders and the New Terrorism

Julie Salamon on her new book “An Innocent Bystander” and the redefinition of terrorism.

Innocent Bystanders and the New Terrorism

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A Statecraft of Peace

Quincy Institute cofounders Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim on stopping endless war.

A Statecraft of Peace

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Hacked States of America

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The Hacked States of America

Netflix’s “The Great Hack” director Karim Amer on how stolen personal data is abused.

The Hacked States of America

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Safeguarding Press Integrity for 2020

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Safeguarding Press Integrity for 2020

Center for Public Integrity CEO Susan Smith Richardson on news for 2020 and beyond.

Safeguarding Press Integrity for 2020

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind High Crimes With Impunity

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High Crimes With Impunity

University of Missouri’s Frank Bowman on his new book “High Crimes and Misdemeanors.”

High Crimes With Impunity

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind A Popular Electoral College

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A Popular Electoral College

Republican strategist Ed Lopez on the federalist argument for a National Popular Vote.

A Popular Electoral College

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Rescuing the Soul of the Presidency

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Rescuing the Soul of the Presidency

Stephen Knott on his forthcoming book The Lost Soul of the American Presidency.

Rescuing the Soul of the Presidency

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A Vote Against Life Expectancy

Vanderbilt’s Jonathan Metzl on “Dying of Whiteness” and the politics of racial resentment.

A Vote Against Life Expectancy

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Super State Strategy

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Super State Strategy

Ethan Todras-Whitehill and Catherine Vaughan of Swing Left on democratic accountability

Super State Strategy

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Authoritarian Past and Future

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Authoritarian Past and Future

Yale’s Jason Stanley on his book “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.”

Authoritarian Past and Future

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Story of Climate

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The Story of Climate

Science journalist Jon Gertner discusses his new book “The Ice at the End of the World.”

The Story of Climate

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Deferred Dreams of Brown and Grutter

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Deferred Dreams of Brown and Grutter

University of Richmond president Ronald Crutcher and ACE’s Lorelle Espinosa on race.

Deferred Dreams of Brown and Grutter

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Impeachment and the Righteous Republicans

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Impeachment and the Righteous Republicans

Historian Brenda Wineapple on her book “The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson…”

Impeachment and the Righteous Republicans

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Geopolitical Chess or Checkers?

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Geopolitical Chess or Checkers?

Columbia University Center for Energy Policy’s Richard Nephew on sanctions and tariffs.

Geopolitical Chess or Checkers?

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Our Civic Trust

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Our Civic Trust

John Bracken of the Digital Public Library of America on the vital role of libraries.

Our Civic Trust

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Testing American Righteousness

Jonathan Haidt, NYU professor of ethical leadership, on pluralism, partisanship and 2020

Testing American Righteousness