Should Certain Books Ever Be Banned in School?

In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis passed a state education reform package meant to restrict certain books and how gender, sexuality, and race are taught in public schools. In Texas, school administrators restricted access to more…
With Yascha Mounk, Chris Rufo
May 19, 2023

What does it mean to "win" an argument?

How can we argue in good faith?  How can we communicate with confidence?  How can we uncover new ideas through the art of debate?  Journalist, broadcaster, and best-selling author Mehdi Hasan has made a career…
With Mehdi Hasan
May 11, 2023

Is America Too Obsessed With Race?

Sixty years ago, in the sweltering August heat of Washington D.C., the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his most iconic speech, and a defining moment of the civil rights movement. "I have a dream,”…
With Kmele Foster, Nsé Ufot
March 06, 2023

John Donvan In Conversation with David McRaney on the Science of Changing Minds

What’s it take to change a mind? It turns out there is a science to it. That’s at least according to David McRaney, a journalist, author, and host of the You Are Not So Smart…
With David McRaney
March 16, 2023

Changing Your Mind, with Adam Grant, Ray Dalio, and Bo Seo

What does it take to admit you’re wrong? And why is it so difficult? Cognitive psychology and neuroscience studies reveal that human decision-making relies on a host of factors that don’t always lead to objective…
With Ray Dalio, Adam Grant, Bo Seo
December 22, 2022

Is Affirmative Action Unfair to Asian Americans?

An affirmative action battle is again playing out at the highest levels, only this time with Asian Americans at the center of the controversy. At the heart of the matter is the question of whether…
With Lee Cheng, John Yang
November 29, 2022
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