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You Might Have a Point

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"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast (and a blog) made with the intent of promoting productive conversation about politics and related topics, including philosophy, psychology, and culture. Email stephen@youmighthaveapoint.com with questions and feedback.

"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast (and a blog) made with the intent of promoting productive conversation about politics and related topics, including philosophy, psychology, and culture. Email stephen@youmighthaveapoint.com with questions and feedback.

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United States

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"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast (and a blog) made with the intent of promoting productive conversation about politics and related topics, including philosophy, psychology, and culture. Email stephen@youmighthaveapoint.com with questions and feedback.

Twitter:

@have_point

Language:

English


Episodes

Paul Kuhne and Luke Phillips on depolarization, epistemology, and ideology

7/4/2021
In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews Paul Kuhne and Luke Phillips, two political researchers who also do behind-the-scenes work for Braver Angels. The interview spans about an hour and covers a wide range of topics, including political epistemology, the history of progressive intolerance of dissenting views, the America's Public Forum project at Braver Angels, and much more. "You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a...

Duration:01:02:11

Steven Nelson on covering the Trump and Biden administrations

5/15/2021
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews Steven Nelson, reporter for the New York Post (https://nypost.com/author/steven-nelson/). They discuss: * why it's easier to be a straight news reporter as someone who is open to hearing both sides (but also why sometimes, having a...

Duration:00:47:52

Episode 14: Iona Italia on leading Areo Magazine and Free Speech

4/11/2021
Stephen Dause interviews Iona Italia about her transition from academia to journalism, her new position (https://areomagazine.com/2021/04/06/editorial-announcement/) as editor in chief of Areo Magazine, and two of her recent opinion pieces, "How British Cops Became the Literal Speech Police (https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/how-british-cops-became-the-literal-speech-police)," and "Not All Men (https://areomagazine.com/2021/03/17/not-all-men/)". "You Might Have a Point" is a...

Duration:02:40:50

Jonathan Chan on racial injustice and serving the community of Richmond, Virginia

3/21/2021
Jonathan Chan, executive director of a faith-based nonprofit in Richmond, Virginia (CHAT (https://chatrichmond.org/)), joins Stephen to discuss the historical and present-day examples of racial injustice in Richmond and how the organization he leads is working to address some of those issues. They also discuss Chan's perspective on contemporary cultural issues as a Chinese American and as an evangelical Christian. "You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who...

Duration:00:26:54

Interview with Xavier Bonilla

3/14/2021
In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews Dr. Xavier Bonilla. Dr. Bonilla holds a PhD in clinical psychology, which he currently practices, and he is also the host of the Converging Dialogues podcast. In this interview, they briefly discuss the motivation behind why he started his own podcast before diving into some of the pieces he's published on Medium: "Rediscovering a Radical Centrism (https://xavierabonilla.medium.com/rediscovering-a-radical-centrism-caa14f4487b6)," "Reimagining a...

Duration:00:34:26

Interview with Angel Eduardo

3/7/2021
Stephen Dause interviews Angel Eduardo, musician and freelance writer. They discuss his essays on the Harper's Letter and on starmanning (a complement to steelmanning) and why Angel doesn't often find the 280 character limit on Twitter to be a problem for communicating about complex topics. As with each guest, Angel answers the question about when he heard an argument that he disagreed with and thought, "you might have a point." Referenced articles by Angel: * I'm a Nobody. The Harper's...

Duration:01:06:51

Episode 10: Interview with Joe Luppino-Esposito

2/14/2021
In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews Joe Luppino-Esposito, deputy legal policy director at the Pacific Legal Foundation. They discuss the First Step Act and what more work could be done in criminal justice reform at the federal level, the work that the Pacific Legal Foundation has done to combat executive overreach during the pandemic, and some of the needless regulation that has gone by the wayside thanks to COVID-19. Relevant links: * Why Conservatives Support the First Step Act...

Duration:00:43:54

Interview with Jamie Weinstein

2/7/2021
In this episode, Stephen interviews Jamie Weinstein, independent journalist and host of the Jamie Weinstein show (http://www.jamieweinstein.com/). They discuss: Weinstein's version of Burkean conservatism the mostly-interview, sometimes-a-conversation style of his podcast, which does not have a pretense of neutrality, but is open to a wide range of viewpoints the difference between opinion, analysis, and reporting, and whether the media does a good job in distinguishing between the three --...

Duration:01:01:40

Interview with Brittany Talissa King

1/31/2021
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. In this episode, Stephen interviews Brittany Talissa King, freelance journalist and former leader of the BLM chapter in Columbus, IN. They discuss: her commitment to being an independent thinker and why she resists labels, even ones such as "heterodox" the amount of bias in...

Duration:00:24:04

Interview with Joshua Schwartz

1/24/2021
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. In this episode, Stephen interviews Joshua Schwartz, engineering professor at Trinity University and newly minted freelance opinion columnist. They discuss his favorite class to teach, "What You Know That Just Ain't So," which covers everything from conspiracy theories to...

Duration:00:38:25

Interview With Aaron Rabinowitz

1/17/2021
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews Aaron Rabinowitz, a philosophy instructor, education PhD student, and the host of not one, but two podcasts. Aaron reflects on how he's feeling after the storming of the Capitol, the concept of equity vs. fairness, and systemic racism,...

Duration:01:00:01

Interview with Yoel Inbar and Michael Inzlicht

1/10/2021
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews the hosts of the Two Psychologists, Four Beers (https://www.fourbeers.com/) podcasts, Michael Inzlicht (https://twitter.com/minzlicht) and Yoel Inbar (https://twitter.com/yorl). They discuss their own podcast, the intent behind it, and...

Duration:01:28:28

Interview with Matt Lewis

12/9/2020
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews Matt Lewis, columnist for the Daily Beast and CNN political commentator. They discuss the importance of sticking to your principles, Matt's disappointment with Marco Rubio, Larry Hogan's chances of becoming the Republican nominee in...

Duration:00:30:51

Interview with Bill Scher

12/5/2020
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. In this episode, Stephen Dause interviews Bill Scher, and they discuss how his liberalism has changed somewhat over the years (but why he does not identify as a moderate or a centrist), the pros and cons of the "Defund the Police" slogan, some ways that the Senate might find a...

Duration:00:41:51

Interview with Maxim Lott

11/22/2020
"You Might Have a Point" is a podcast that features interviews with guests who specialize in one or more of a broad range of subjects, including philosophy, psychology, politics, public policy, journalism, and culture. On today's episode, the host, Stephen Dause, interviews Maxim Lott, a journalist who has written for FoxNews.com and RealClearPolitics.com, and who is also the executive producer for Stossel TV. They discuss the approach that Lott takes to his reporting, how he views bias in...

Duration:00:24:34

Interview with the Co-Founders of Pairagraph

11/14/2020
Jonathan Stern and Carter Duncan are interviewed by the host, Stephen Dause, about their reasons for founding Pairagraph, how it works, and the importance of written debate generally. All views expressed on this podcast are the opinions of those expressing them and do not necessarily reflect the views of any other person or organization. Note from Stephen: There were some minor audio issues recording this episode. I was able to clean them up for the most part, but I apologize for the...

Duration:00:40:34