The Conversation

The Conversation

Cenk Uygur and a rotation of guest hosts sit down for quick but substantive interviews with political and cultural thought leaders from around the US and the world. Expect to see politicians from both sides of the aisle, media personalities, actors, directors, and more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Episodes

November 23, 2022 24 min
Adrienne Lawrence hosts. Author and Activist talks about her book "Daughters of Smoke and Fire" and how it relates to the current protests in Iran. Authors and Entrepreneurs Shay and Shab Safar talk about fight for women's rights in Iran.

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Cenk Uygur hosts. TYT's Breakdown Contributor Conscious Lee talks about Christian and conservative hypocrisy surrounding "grooming" and violence. Writer and Activist Jordan's Uhl talks about how oil companies raised record profits while consumers struggle at the gas pump.

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November 21, 2022 30 min
Cenk Uygur hosts. Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle shares his experience creating and working on the Internet Archive, one of the largest libraries in the world. Scioto Valley Guardian Editor-in-Chief Derek Meyers talks about the unfair felony wiretapping charge he recieved for his journalism work.

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November 17, 2022 11 min
David Shuster hosts. Super Age author Bradley Schurman joins to talk about the power of the youth vote, and the diversity in ages of elected officials during this midterm election.

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November 16, 2022 22 min
Adrienne Lawrence hosts. Senior Tech Correspondent for Insider, Adam Rogers joins to discuss how social media polarized America. Dakota Hall comes back to The Conversation to talk about the impact young voters had during the midterms.

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November 16, 2022 25 min
Cenk Uygur hosts. Political commentator Larry Elder joins to talk about the state of the Republican Party, the Central Park 5, Fascism, and everything in-between.

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November 10, 2022 12 min
David Shuster hosts. Journalist Victoria Law discusses her investigation into prison sexual assault for The Intercept.

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November 8, 2022 26 min
Cenk Uygur hosts. Andy Ostroy, host of The Back Room Podcast, talks the murder of his wife and the election of Donald Trump changed his life. Amy Franck and Lindsey Knapp share their experience after a group of Proud Boys terrorized a local Drag Brunch in North Carolina.

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November 7, 2022 46 min
Cenk Uygur hosts. Dr. Nomi Prins, Geo-economist and author of "Permanent Distortion," discusses what the Federal Reserve is and its unchecked power when it comes to generating money.

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November 3, 2022 23 min
David Shuster hosts: Author John Moody discusses his latest book "The World We Wish" and his thoughts on China's growth. Author David Moscow talks about his book "From Scratch" and discusses where food really comes from.

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November 2, 2022 24 min
Adrienne Lawrence hosts. AAPI Victory Alliance Executive Director Varun Nikore joins again to discuss the top issues on the minds of AAPI voters heading into the midterms. Reform Alliance COO/CAO Jessica Jackson talks about the issue of crime, and how to deal with it properly as voters.

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November 1, 2022 24 min
Adrienne Lawrence hosts. Emily Flitter Joins to discuss her new book The White Wall: How Big Finance Bankrupts Black America and the deep-rooted racism in America's Financial Industy. Lenore Anderson; The President of Alliance for Safety and Justice, also joins to discuss her new book In Their Names and explain how to build a new safety movement to fix the criminal justice system.

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Cenk Uygur hosts. Rochelle Garza joins to discuss her campaign for Texas Attorney General and how important it is for a Democrat to win the statewide office. Julia Rock, a reporter from The Lever discusses the corruption taking place in the North Carolina Senate Race.

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October 27, 2022 23 min
David Shuster hosts. CA-29 Congressional Candidate Angélica Dueñas talks about her priorities as a progressive alternative to "corporate Democrat" Tony Cárdenas. Deputy Communications Director of United We Dream José Muñoz talks about dis/misinformation attacks on the Hispanic and Latinx communities.

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October 26, 2022 24 min
Adrienne Lawrence hosts. ME-2 Congressional candidate Tiffany Bond talks about her race and running her campaign as an independent. Democratic candidate in North Carolina House District 74 talks about her progressive campaign and how Trump's 2016 election win inspired her to run.

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October 25, 2022 32 min
Cenk Uygur hosts. Former Metropolitan Police Department Officer Michael Fanone joins to share his harrowing experience on January 6th at the capitol. TYT Investigates Contributor Andrew Hirschfeld talks about Motorola's backing of political candidates who support the big lie.

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October 24, 2022 33 min
Cenk Uygur hosts. Writer Specializing in Extremism and Antisemitism Elad Nehorai talks about the right's acceptance of Kanye West's anti-semitism and hate speech in general. Charleston West Virginia City Council candidates Joe Solomon and Dr. Frank Annie discuss their bipartisan effort to resolve West Virginia's health crisis and fight corruption from the establishment.

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October 20, 2022 23 min
Adrienne Lawrence hosts. Filmmaker Melissa Peltier discusses her film "The Game Is Up" which follows Republicans who are abandoning the party because of Trump. Author Dolly Chugh talks about her book "A MORE JUST FUTURE" and how to work towards correcting whitewashed history.

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October 19, 2022 26 min
Jessica Burbank hosts. President of One Fair Wage Saru Jayaraman joins to talk about why Democrats need to focus on raising wages and supporting workers. Matthew Cunningham-Cook, reporter at The Lever, discusses how Wall Street is behind the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi.

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October 18, 2022 28 min
Cenk Uygur hosts. Brave New Films founder Robert Greenwald talks about voter suppression across the US, and his latest film "Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight to Vote". Media and Culture Critic Zachary Leeman joins to talk about CNN's political leanings, and what their future looks like.

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