The Good Fight
"The Good Fight," the podcast that searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populism.
News
1
Constanze Stelzenmüller
How Populism is Transforming Germany
70 min
2
Ruy Teixeira
Harnessing the Winds of Demographic Change
55 min
3
E. J. Dionne
Code Red and Democratic Unity
64 min
4
Ezra Klein
Parsing the Polarization Problem
82 min
5
Pratap Bhanu Mehta
The Rise of Narendra Modi,
85 min
6
Peter Hall
Does Declining Social Status Lead to the Rise of Populism?
45 min
7
Sam Koppelman
The Case Against Donald Trump
56 min
8
Rachel Brown
The Roots of Political Violence
47 min
9
Martin Gurri
The Revolt of the Public
61 min
10
Dan Kelemen
Trilemma of Brexit and EU Autocrats
55 min
11
Peter Pomerantsev
This is Not Propaganda
57 min
12
James Robinson
The Narrow Corridor
52 min
13
Helen Lewis
Boris Johnson and the Future of Brexit
53 min
14
David Frum
The Evolution of Conservatism
63 min
15
Dan Baer
A Vision for a Better America
52 min
16
Timur Kuran
How do revolutions start?
66 min
17
George Packer Vol. 2
How superpowers can (and can't) use their might to advance liberal democracy.
58 min
18
Elif Shafak
Fighting Populism with Fiction
58 min
19
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez
Have special interests managed to capture the state?
43 min
20
Nicholas Christakis
How Evolution Has Wired Us for Good
58 min
21
Heidi Tworek
Social Media Apocalypse Now
51 min
22
Tony Blair
A Case for Optimism
38 min
23
Karen Stenner
The Authoritarian Vote
56 min
24
Chayenne Polimédio
The Rise of Jair Bolsonaro
48 min
25
Cory Doctorow
Taming the Net
57 min
26
James Bloodworth
Fight the (Monopoly) Power
45 min
27
Coleman Hughes
Future Identity
45 min
28
Sagarika Ghose
Liberalism Without Borders
50 min
29
John Judis
The Case for Nationalism
47 min
30
Helen Pluckrose
The Identity Hoax
55 min
31
Max Boot
The Convert
44 min
32
Tim Snyder
The Road to Fascism
53 min
33
Tim Dixon
The Real Tribes of America
51 min
34
Thomas Chatterton-Williams
Escaping the Identity Trap
53 min
35
Justin E. H. Smith
Irrational Democracy
55 min
36
Sheri Berman Redux
Populism: An Assessment
55 min
37
Peter Wolodarski
Paradise Lost
54 min
38
James Crabtree
Hindus First
50 min
39
Kori Schake
After NATO
48 min
40
Jake Sullivan
Here are the radical economic ideas Democrats should run on to win in 2020
58 min
41
Jeff Jarvis
The Case for Optimism
50 min
42
Michael McFaul
Meet The Ambassador Set Out to Fix America’s Relationship with Russia—and Ended Up Having to Flee the Country
58 min
43
Glen Weyl
Capitalism has failed. Only the markets can fix it.
57 min
44
Vladimir Kara-Murza
Don’t Give Up Hope on Russia
50 min
45
Cecilia Muñoz
Should We Compromise on Immigration?
44 min
46
Ezra Klein
Ezra Klein interviews Yascha Mounk
112 min
47
Anand Giridharadas, Part 2
53 min
48
Anand Giridharadas, Part 1
40 min
49
David French
The Corruption of the Evangelical Movement
57 min
50
Benjamin Wittes
Three Cheers for the National Security State
52 min
51
Jennifer Rubin
The Conservative Case for Abolishing the GOP
52 min
52
David Miliband
David Miliband makes the case for a courageous and generous refugee policy—that takes concerns about immigration seriously
51 min
53
Sabeel Rahman
Sabeel Rahman explains why the left should fight against all concentrations of power, from Trump’s White House to Silicon Valley
50 min
54
Martin Sandbu
The Economics of Populism
51 min
55
Francis Fukuyama Rerun
The Author of “The End of History” on Why Democracy Might End in America.
53 min
56
Branko Milanovic
Smoothing the Elephant Curve
56 min
57
Ian Bassin
Don’t Underestimate Trump’s Threat to Democracy
42 min
58
Perry Bacon Jr.
The Wrong Way to Talk about Identity
51 min
59
Rachel Kleinfeld
Down with Your Protest!
38 min
60
E.J. Dionne
Why we can't beat Trump by running away from nationalism
44 min
61
Nicholas Casey
The populists are winning in Latin America. Nick Casey explains why Americans should be worried.
44 min
62
Matthew d’Ancona
The Liars Are Winning. They Don’t Have To Be.
53 min
63
Jamie Kirchick
Dictators and demagogues are taking over across the West. Jamie Kirchick explains why that is so dangerous.
35 min
64
Ivan Krastev
Populists are taking over Central Europe. Ivan Krastev explains why—and what lessons this holds for fighting Donald Trump.
42 min
65
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
66
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
67
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
68
Brian Klaas
Yascha Mounk talks to Brian Klaas about how to save democratic norms at home and promote democratic rule abroad.
47 min
69
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
70
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
71
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
72
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
73
Divided We Fall
Lee Drutman warns about the dangerous racial and cultural divide in American politics.
33 min
74
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
75
Liberal Nationalism
Sam Goldman joins Yascha to talk about the ways in which liberals are (or are not) blind to conservative insights.
33 min
76
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
77
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
78
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