Season 2021

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Pandemic Public Health Divide

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The Pandemic Public Health Divide

JHU Center for Safe and Healthy Schools executive director Odis Johnson on the pandemic.

The Pandemic Public Health Divide

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind American Democracy and Economy in the Biden Age

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American Democracy and Economy in the Biden Age

UVA Karsh Institute of Democracy director Melody Barnes on U.S. domestic policy challenges

American Democracy and Economy in the Biden Age

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Mapping our Brain Processes in the Pandemic

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Mapping our Brain Processes in the Pandemic

Neuroscientist Rebecca Schwarzlose discusses her new book “Brainscapes.”

Mapping our Brain Processes in the Pandemic

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The End of Democracy in America

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The End of Democracy in America

Tom Nichols on “Our Own Worst Enemy: The Assault from within on Modern Democracy”

The End of Democracy in America

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind How We Remember

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How We Remember

Science journalist Lauren Aguirre discusses her new book “The Memory Thief."

How We Remember

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Why Crypto Matters

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Why Crypto Matters

Cornell University trade economist Eswar Prasad on cryptocurrencies.

Why Crypto Matters

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Domestic Terror Alert

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Domestic Terror Alert

Georgia State University professor Mia Bloom on the history of domestic fundamentalism.

Domestic Terror Alert

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Exploiting and Exhausting the Workforce

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Exploiting and Exhausting the Workforce

Labor journalist Sarah Jaffe on the pandemic’s exacerbation of an exhausted workforce.

Exploiting and Exhausting the Workforce

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind What Does Peace Mean?

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What Does Peace Mean?

Severine Autesserre on her new book “The Frontlines of Peace" and changing the world.

What Does Peace Mean?

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind What Human Challenge Trials Can Teach Us

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What Human Challenge Trials Can Teach Us

Bioethicist Nir Eyal discusses how equity should be applied to the future of medicine.

What Human Challenge Trials Can Teach Us

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Black to the Future

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Black to the Future

Saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings on his album, racial justice, and the cosmos of music.

Black to the Future

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Millennial Doctors and the Next Greatest Generation

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Millennial Doctors and the Next Greatest Generation

Emma Goldberg on her new book “Life on the Line: Young Doctors Come of Age in a Pandemic”

Millennial Doctors and the Next Greatest Generation

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Policy Experimentation and Paralysis

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Policy Experimentation and Paralysis

Microsoft Civic Engagement director Sid Espinosa on the need to fix systemic inequities.

Policy Experimentation and Paralysis

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Making Humane Tech a Reality

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Making Humane Tech a Reality

Algorithmic Justice League founder Joy Buolamwini on how to ban weaponized data systems.

Making Humane Tech a Reality

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind America’s Extraconstitutional Supreme Court and New Jim Crow

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America’s Extraconstitutional Supreme Court and New Jim Crow

UC Berkeley Law’s Bertrall Ross on how to reform an unrepresentative U.S. government.

America’s Extraconstitutional Supreme Court and New Jim Crow

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Unreachable Supermajority for Constitutional Reform

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The Unreachable Supermajority for Constitutional Reform

Center for Transnational Law director Jorge Contesse on the pandemic and human rights

The Unreachable Supermajority for Constitutional Reform

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Climate in the First 100 Days

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Climate in the First 100 Days

Penn State climatologist Michael Mann on the Biden-Harris administration and climate.

Climate in the First 100 Days

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Freedom and Wokeness on Campus

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Freedom and Wokeness on Campus

Academic Freedom Alliance chair Keith Whittington on free speech and humane discourse.

Freedom and Wokeness on Campus

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind How to Demolish the Disinformation Infrastructure

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How to Demolish the Disinformation Infrastructure

UW Center for an Informed Public's Kate Starbird on the state of disinformation online.

How to Demolish the Disinformation Infrastructure

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Casualties of Drug Compounding

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The Casualties of Drug Compounding

Jason Dearen on his new book: “Kill Shot: A Shadow Industry, a Deadly Disease.”

The Casualties of Drug Compounding

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind How to Reform an Unrepresentative Supreme Court

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How to Reform an Unrepresentative Supreme Court

Constitutional scholar Leah Litman on a non-representative 6-3 Supreme Court majority

How to Reform an Unrepresentative Supreme Court

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind False Equivalency Created The Big Lie

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False Equivalency Created The Big Lie

Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali on the false equivalence that normalizes disinformation.

False Equivalency Created The Big Lie

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Conserving the Majesty of America

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Conserving the Majesty of America

Beloved Beasts author Michelle Nijhuis on protecting endangered species the environment.

Conserving the Majesty of America

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Pandemic to Prevent All Future Pandemics

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The Pandemic to Prevent All Future Pandemics

American scientist Eric Feigl-Ding discusses the pandemic.

The Pandemic to Prevent All Future Pandemics