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Changed My Mind is The Depolarization Project’s podcast, hosted by Alex Chesterfield, Laura Osborne and Ali Goldsworthy. We ask guests to tell us a substantive issue they have changed their mind on, why and what they have learned from it. We work with global media outlet Open Democracy to bring this podcast to you.

Changed My Mind is The Depolarization Project’s podcast, hosted by Alex Chesterfield, Laura Osborne and Ali Goldsworthy. We ask guests to tell us a substantive issue they have changed their mind on, why and what they have learned from it. We work with global media outlet Open Democracy to bring this podcast to you.
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United Kingdom

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Changed My Mind is The Depolarization Project’s podcast, hosted by Alex Chesterfield, Laura Osborne and Ali Goldsworthy. We ask guests to tell us a substantive issue they have changed their mind on, why and what they have learned from it. We work with global media outlet Open Democracy to bring this podcast to you.

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English


Episodes

When your mum challenges you on abortion with Shannon Downey

12/5/2018
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One of America's leading activists Shannon Downey on how her mum made her rethink her views on abortion, the impact of a being woken up by a bullet in her Chicago bedroom and why some unusual career choices made her happy.

Duration:00:42:13

Julia Margo: Why get married?

11/27/2018
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Business leader, former think-tanker and journalist Julia Margo talks about her radical volte-face on marriage. We explore - and question - the value of direct experience in changing people’s minds, as well delving into why it’s so much harder to divert from the status quo on some issues than it is on others.

Duration:00:18:15

The Value of Testing with Jonathan Haidt

11/20/2018
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World leading moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt on his changing view about the value of testing on children. We also discuss his latest book, The bestselling Coddling of the American Mind and the importance of risk taking and value of play in parenting.

Duration:00:40:02

Why People Change Their Minds with Deborah Mattinson

11/13/2018
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Over 80% of people in the UK and US think their country is divided. Most of them believe our divisions are getting worse not better. Changing that demands that we dig into what’s going on in our minds when our beliefs are challenged. With world renowned pollster, Deborah Mattinson, we explore this, why voters change their minds and what she has changed her mind on. Further reading: IPSOS Mori - BBC Global Survey on the world divided

Duration:00:24:48