The Argument

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The other side is dangerously wrong. They think you are too. But for democracy to work, we need to hear each other out. Each week New York Times Opinion columnists David Leonhardt, Michelle Goldberg and Ross Douthat explain the arguments from across ...Show More


35:26 | Apr 17th, 2019

What should U.S. immigration policy look like? The columnists debate Kirstjen Nielsen's resignation, Trump's xenophobia and Obama's legacy on immigration live on stage at the Times Center in New York....Show More
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Great assessment of the 2020 Democratic candidates!

39:06 | Feb 14th, 2019

Is the Green New Deal a symbol of the future of the Democratic Party, or is it just socialism disguised as climate reform? Ross Douthat and Michelle Goldberg are joined by Times editorial board member...Show More
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Three New York Times columnists debate the merits and political viability of the Green New Deal, the raft of policies being proposed by prog...Show More

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37:13 | Dec 20th, 2018

Has "big cannabis" downplayed the dangers of legalization? Michelle Goldberg debates author Alex Berenson, whose forthcoming book makes the case against marijuana. Then, David Leonhardt, Ross Douthat ...Show More
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Interesting discussion about the future of marijuana in the U.S. going beyond the traditional talking points.

34:53 | Apr 2nd

How is coronavirus — and President Trump’s response to it — hitting blue states and red states differently? Ross, Michelle and David debate. Then, how should Joe Biden change his campaign strategy aro...Show More

31:57 | Mar 26th

As the coronavirus pandemic sends financial markets into a tailspin, strains gig economy workers and threatens the survival of businesses large and small, the columnists debate what policymakers shoul...Show More
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