Season 2021

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Unembedding Racism in the Justice System

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Unembedding Racism in the Justice System

Georgetown Law Professor Kristin Henning discusses her new book “The Rage of Innocence.”

Unembedding Racism in the Justice System

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Consensus, Democracy, and Roe v. Wade

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Consensus, Democracy, and Roe v. Wade

Florida State University College of Law Professor Mary Ziegler on reproductive rights.

Consensus, Democracy, and Roe v. Wade

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How to Reform the Police

Harvard scholar Sandra Susan Smith discusses the next phase of criminal justice reform.

How to Reform the Police

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind A Bad Science-Fiction Movie That is Real

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A Bad Science-Fiction Movie That is Real

Biological anthropologist Agustin Fuentes on the pandemic and how culture must evolve.

A Bad Science-Fiction Movie That is Real

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind A Nuclear Threat from the Taliban?

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A Nuclear Threat from the Taliban?

MIT Professor of Nuclear Security Vipin Narang on the global buildup of nuclear weapons.

A Nuclear Threat from the Taliban?

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

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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