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"The Good Fight," the podcast that searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populism.

"The Good Fight," the podcast that searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populism.
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"The Good Fight," the podcast that searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populism.

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English


Episodes

Helen Pluckrose

12/5/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Helen Pluckrose, editor of Areo Magazine and one of the perpetrators of the “Sokal Squared” hoax, about her opposition to the postmodern turn of parts of the left, whether a form of liberal universalism is feasible, and how to call out the shortcomings of the left without becoming a tool of the right.. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter: @Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast...

Duration:00:58:10

Max Boot

11/21/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of The Corrosion of Conservatism, about his personal journey from leading conservative to principled critic of the Republican Party, the deep roots of Trumpism, and how to forge a new political coalition. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New...

Duration:00:46:12

Tim Snyder

11/7/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Tim Snyder, the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale, about the roots of populism, the role of social media, the nature of propaganda, and whether fascism is the right analogy for understanding contemporary America. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. This episode is brought to you by the following...

Duration:00:57:20

Tim Dixon

10/24/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Tim Dixon, a co-founder of More in Common, about why the usual story on America’s deepening polarization is wrong; the views of America’s “exhausted majority”; how progressive activists differ from the rest of the country; and how Democrats can build a winning coalition by mobilizing “passive liberals” and persuading moderates. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New...

Duration:00:52:34

Thomas Chatterton-Williams

10/10/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Thomas Chatterton-Williams, one of the leading black writers of his generation, about why essentializing race plays into the hands of the racists and how to talk about identity in a more productive way. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Express VPN,...

Duration:00:55:56

Justin E. H. Smith

9/26/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Justin E. H. Smith, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at the Sorbonne, and one of our time’s most thoughtful and wide-ranging essayists, about the assault on rationality in our politics and how (not to) respond. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:56:36

Sheri Berman Redux

9/12/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk and Sheri Berman, Professor of Politics at Barnard College, review the developments of the past two years. What have we learned about populism? Is it continuing to rise? And what can we do to stop it? Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:31

Peter Wolodarski

8/29/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Peter Wolodarski, the editor of Dagens Nyheder, about the rapid rise of the Sweden Democrats, the reasons why far-right populists have found so much success in Scandinavia, and what Americans can learn from these changes. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:54:40

James Crabtree

8/15/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to James Crabtree, the author of The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age, about Narendra Modi, the political rise of Hinduism, and the new class of Indian plutocrats. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.orgTwitter:@Yascha_MounkThis podcast was made in collaboration withNew America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:02

Kori Schake

8/1/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Kori Schake, Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, about the damage Donald Trump is doing to the transatlantic relationship; what the world would look like without NATO; and why it’s worth defending the liberal international order. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. Learn...

Duration:00:48:22

Jake Sullivan

7/18/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Jake Sullivan, who was responsible for domestic policy on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, about the reasons why Democrats should embrace a more radical and imaginative economic policy in 2020. For more on Sullivan’s argument, see his recent article in Democracy Journal. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T....

Duration:00:58:58

Jeff Jarvis

7/4/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Jeff Jarvis about the reasons social media might deepen democracy, whether regulation of tech will do more good or ill, and what the internet of the future might look like. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:15

Michael McFaul

6/20/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Michael McFaul, the former US Ambassador to Russia, about the roots of America’s conflict with the Kremlin, whether a better relationship between the countries would have been possible, and how democracies can protect themselves against autocrats who are intent on promoting dictatorship around the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:48

Glen Weyl

6/6/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to economist Glen Weyl about the roots of inequality, the problems of monopoly and monopsony, and whether more, not less, radical markets are the antidote to the economic problems of our age. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:31

Vladimir Kara-Murza

5/23/2018
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In this live episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Vladimir Kara-Murza, a leading Russian opposition activist, about the prospects for democracy in Russia and around the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:02

Cecilia Muñoz

5/9/2018
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In this inaugural live episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Cecilia Muñoz, Vice President at New America and former Director of the Domestic Policy Council, about how to leverage technology in the public interest, and what kind of compromise the left should accept on immigration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:55

Ezra Klein

4/25/2018
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In this special episode of The Good Fight, Ezra Klein interviews Yascha Mounk about his recent book, The People vs Democracy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:52:37

Anand Giridharadas, Part 2

4/11/2018
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Writer Anand Giridharadas talks to Yascha Mounk about identity politics, the best way to respond to offensive questions, and how to win a lasting social peace for "the only country I have." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:04

Anand Giridharadas, Part 1

3/28/2018
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Yascha Mounk discusses the limits of philanthropy, how the changey-hopey narrative of the affluent cloaks the power they exercise, and how they can do better with author, former New York Times correspondent and NBC contributor Anand Giridharadas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:22

David French

3/14/2018
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Yascha Mounk discusses the moral corruption of the Evangelical movement, the right line between politics and religion, and the ins and outs of wedding cakes with National Review staff writer David French. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:00