Season 2020

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Unbecoming a Democracy

The Open Mind

Unbecoming a Democracy

Patricia Roberts-Miller of University of Texas on demagoguery and its historical origins.

Unbecoming a Democracy

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Science and Necessity of Friendship

The Open Mind

The Science and Necessity of Friendship

Science journalist Lydia Denworth on the evolution, biology, and power of friendship.

The Science and Necessity of Friendship

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Bias, Bigotry, and Tyrannical Discourse

The Open Mind

Bias, Bigotry, and Tyrannical Discourse

Robert Boyers on “The Tyranny of Virtue: Identity… and the Hunt For Political Heresies.

Bias, Bigotry, and Tyrannical Discourse

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Grand Strategy for the Campus Commons and Beyond

The Open Mind

Grand Strategy for the Campus Commons and Beyond

Vassar College president Elizabeth Bradley on free speech and engaged pluralism.

Grand Strategy for the Campus Commons and Beyond

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Baldwin and Buckley: Advocating and Denying Civil Rights

The Open Mind

Baldwin and Buckley: Advocating and Denying Civil Rights

Nicholas Buccola on his book “The Fire is Upon Us,” Baldwin, Buckley, and race in America

Baldwin and Buckley: Advocating and Denying Civil Rights

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