Anne Applebaum

Anne Applebaum talks about how authoritarians take power, the threat of social media, and the first six months of Trump's presidency.

George Packer

Yascha Mounk talks to George Packer about why none of the dominant narratives of American identity can bind us together.

Mark Blyth

Yascha Mounk talks to Mark Blyth about the economic drivers of populism, how to create a more equal society, and failures of the Eurozone.

Brian Klaas

Yascha Mounk talks to Brian Klaas about how to save democratic norms at home and promote democratic rule abroad.

Catherine Rampell

Yascha Mounk talks to Catherine Rampell about populist support, future of economic growth and why fears about automation may be exaggerated.

Francis Fukuyama

Yascha Mounk discusses the future of American identity with Francis Fukuyama.

Evan McMullin

Evan McMullin discusses how to oppose the President across party lines, and the personal costs of political courage.

A World Without a Leader

Hans Kundnani talks differences between Trump and Brexit, how to preserve the liberal world order, and dangers of national neoliberalism.

Divided We Fall

Lee Drutman warns about the dangerous racial and cultural divide in American politics.

The Most Dangerous Idea in American Politics

Sheri Berman explains the purpose of protests, the future of the Democratic Party, and the enduring promise of social democracy.

Liberal Nationalism

Sam Goldman joins Yascha to talk about the ways in which liberals are (or are not) blind to conservative insights.

A Time To Start Drinking

Financial Times columnist Ed Luce talks about how the country can manage its relative decline without losing its democracy.