The Good Fight

"The Good Fight," the podcast that searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populism.Please do listen and spread the word about The Good Fight.If you have not yet signed up for our podcast, please do so now by following this link on your phone.Email: goodfightpod@gmail.comTwitter: @Yascha_MounkWebsite:

Francis Fukuyama Rerun
The Author of “The End of History” on Why Democracy Might End in America.
53 min
Branko Milanovic
Smoothing the Elephant Curve
56 min
Ian Bassin
Don’t Underestimate Trump’s Threat to Democracy
42 min
Perry Bacon Jr.
The Wrong Way to Talk about Identity
51 min
Rachel Kleinfeld
Down with Your Protest!
38 min
E.J. Dionne
Why we can't beat Trump by running away from nationalism
44 min
Nicholas Casey
The populists are winning in Latin America. Nick Casey explains why Americans should be worried.
44 min
Matthew d’Ancona
The Liars Are Winning. They Don’t Have To Be.
53 min
Jamie Kirchick
Dictators and demagogues are taking over across the West. Jamie Kirchick explains why that is so dangerous.
35 min
Ivan Krastev
Populists are taking over Central Europe. Ivan Krastev explains why—and what lessons this holds for fighting Donald Trump.
42 min
Anne Applebaum
Yascha Mounk talks to Anne Applebaum about how authoritarians take power, the threat of social media, and the first six months of Trump's presidency
57 min
George Packer
Yascha Mounk talks to George Packer about social isolation, the sources of political anger, and why none of the dominant narratives of American identity can bind us together.
53 min
Mark Blyth (Corrected)
Yascha Mounk talks to Mark Blyth about the economic drivers of populism, how to create a more equal society, and the failures of the Eurozone.
47 min
Brian Klaas
Yascha Mounk talks to Brian Klaas about how to save democratic norms at home and promote democratic rule abroad.
47 min
Catherine Rampell
Yascha Mounk talks to Catherine Rampell about the economic drivers of populist support, the future of economic growth, and why fears about automation may be exaggerated.
46 min
Francis Fukuyama
Yascha Mounk discusses the degree to which democracy in the United States is under threat, the slow erosion of liberal norms, and the future of American identity with Francis Fukuyama.
52 min
Evan McMullin
Evan McMullin discusses how to oppose the President across party lines; the future of the Republican Party; and the personal costs of political courage.
44 min
A World Without a Leader
Hans Kundnani talk about the differences between Trump and Brexit, how to preserve the liberal world order, and the dangers of national neoliberalism.
36 min
Divided We Fall
Lee Drutman warns about the dangerous racial and cultural divide in American politics.
33 min
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.
40 min
Liberal Nationalism
Sam Goldman joins Yascha to talk about the ways in which liberals are (or are not) blind to conservative insights.
33 min
A Time To Start Drinking
Financial Times columnist Ed Luce talks about how the country can manage its relative decline without losing its democracy.
42 min
The Democratic Recession
Yascha Mounk lays out the best-case scenario for the Trump years and speaks to Larry Diamond, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, about the global recession of democracy.
32 min
Bowling for Democracy
In this inaugural edition of "The Good Fight," Harvard Lecturer Yascha Mounk explains why we shouldn't underestimate Donald Trump, and talks to Brookings Fellow Vanessa Williamson about the power of everyday democracy.
40 min