Season 2017

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Populists Revolt

    The Open Mind

    Populists Revolt

    Steve Hilton, founder of Crowdpac and former advisor to David Cameron, on populism.

    Populists Revolt

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Escaping Velocity

    The Open Mind

    Escaping Velocity

    Trumpeter Theo Croker talks about creating a unique jazz for the next generation.

    Escaping Velocity

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Monuments and Identity Politics

    The Open Mind

    Monuments and Identity Politics

    Vann Newkirk of The Atlantic, on culture wars and the memorialization of American history

    Monuments and Identity Politics

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Destiny of the Heartland

    The Open Mind

    Destiny of the Heartland

    Mayor Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio, candidate for governor, on Rust Belt politics.

    Destiny of the Heartland

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Securing American Suffrage

    The Open Mind

    Securing American Suffrage

    Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes on gerrymandering and voting rights.

    Securing American Suffrage

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Wisdom of Elders

    The Open Mind

    The Wisdom of Elders

    British-Barbadian saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings on how ancestors shape his music and life

    The Wisdom of Elders

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Problem-Solving Heroism

    The Open Mind

    Problem-Solving Heroism

    Congressman Tom Suozzi talks about modeling a way forward for politics beyond dogma.

    Problem-Solving Heroism

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind American Hardship

    The Open Mind

    American Hardship

    Economic Hardship Reporting Project’s Alissa Quart talks about a broken American economy.

    American Hardship

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind What's the Matter with the Democrats?

    The Open Mind

    What's the Matter with the Democrats?

    Thomas Frank, author of "Listen, Liberal: Whatever Happened to the Party of the People?"

    What's the Matter with the Democrats?

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Don't March, Run…

    The Open Mind

    Don't March, Run…

    Run for Something's Amanda Litman on recruiting Millennials to run for local office.

    Don't March, Run…

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Constitutional Crisis or Consensus?

    The Open Mind

    Constitutional Crisis or Consensus?

    U. Missouri, Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy’s Justin Dyer on legal polarity

    Constitutional Crisis or Consensus?

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Putin and Political Murder

    The Open Mind

    Putin and Political Murder

    Scholar Amy Knight on her new book "Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder"

    Putin and Political Murder

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind All Politics is Reproductive

    The Open Mind

    All Politics is Reproductive

    U Mass Professor Laura Briggs on her book "How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics"

    All Politics is Reproductive

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Defining Civic Media

    The Open Mind

    Defining Civic Media

    MIT Center for Civic Media’s Ethan Zuckerman on activism, technology and the digital world

    Defining Civic Media

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Dreams and Daggers

    The Open Mind

    Dreams and Daggers

    Jazz singer Cécile McLorin Salvant on identity, soul and political purpose of her music.

    Dreams and Daggers

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Town Hall Lives

    The Open Mind

    The Town Hall Lives

    Town Hall Project’s Jimmy Dahman on promoting civic engagement with elected officials.

    The Town Hall Lives

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Readers and the Citizenry

    The Open Mind

    Readers and the Citizenry

    Hanna Ingber of The New York Times Reader Center, on connecting journalists and readers

    Readers and the Citizenry

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind DEFCON U.S.A.

    The Open Mind

    DEFCON U.S.A.

    Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Stephen Cheney of the American Security Project on security concerns.

    DEFCON U.S.A.

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind We the…Bots and Trolls

    The Open Mind

    We the…Bots and Trolls

    Oxford Internet Institute’s Nick Monaco on bots, trolls and their influence on society

    We the…Bots and Trolls

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Educating Hip Hop

    The Open Mind

    Educating Hip Hop

    DJ, Producer, and Professor 9th Wonder on the preservation of a Hip Hop archive and legacy

    Educating Hip Hop

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind A Politics in Crisis

    The Open Mind

    A Politics in Crisis

    Host of MSNBC’s The Last Word, Lawrence O’Donnell on the condition of American politics.

    A Politics in Crisis

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Rust Belt Populism

    The Open Mind

    Rust Belt Populism

    John Fetterman, Mayor of Braddock, PA, discusses authentic solutions to serve the public.

    Rust Belt Populism

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Twitter and Tear Gas

    The Open Mind

    Twitter and Tear Gas

    Zeynep Tufekci on “Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.”

    Twitter and Tear Gas

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind United to Protect Democracy

    The Open Mind

    United to Protect Democracy

    Ian Bassin of United to Protect Democracy on holding the Executive Branch accountable.

    United to Protect Democracy

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