The Good Fight

New America

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

53:20 | Jan 2nd, 2019

In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Sagarika Ghose, author of Why I Am A Liberal, about the populist threat to liberal democracy in India, the prospects of defeating Narendra Modi...Show More

danny recommended:

Nice digestible history of the largest democracy in the world.

58:38 | Mar 13th, 2019

In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Karen Stenner about voters with an authoritarian personality, and whether they can explain the rise of populists like Donald Trump.Email: thego...Show More

jspinelle recommended:

Yascha correctly describes this as a heady interview, but it’s worth listening to for an understanding of what draws people to authoritarian...Show More

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42:51 | Mar 28th, 2018

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 corresp...Show More

jspinelle recommended:

One of the better interviews I’ve heard about his book Winners Take All. Make sure to listen to both parts.

47:28 | Oct 11th, 2017

Yascha Mounk and E.J. Dionne discuss the causes of the populist rise; why patriotism is the right antidote to white nationalism; and how to beat Donald Trump.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit me...Show More

jspinelle recommended:

This is from 2017 (which feels like ages ago). Some of what EJ talks about played out in the 2018 midterms, but inequality and populism appe...Show More

48:10 | Jan 1st

Yascha Mounk speaks to Peter Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies at Harvard University, about the close connection between declining social status and the rise of populism. Email: goo...Show More
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