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    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Carceral States of America

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    The Carceral States of America

    Elizabeth Hinton talks about her new book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime.

    The Carceral States of America

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    In Apps We Trust

    Brigade CEO Matt Mahan on a technological innovation to bridge the partisan divide.

    In Apps We Trust

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    The Open Mind

    The Challenge of Speech

    Suzanne Nossel and Trevor Timm talk about a free press and free expression.

    The Challenge of Speech

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind A Post-Factual Democracy?

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    A Post-Factual Democracy?

    Bill Adair of Duke U. and Politifact on whether truth is informing public discourse.

    A Post-Factual Democracy?

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Death by Algorithm

    The Open Mind

    Death by Algorithm

    Cathy O’Neil on her new book Weapons of Math Destruction.

    Death by Algorithm

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Cannibals of News

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    Cannibals of News

    Emily Bell and Jay Rosen talk about social media’s influence.

    Cannibals of News

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Seinfeld as Americana

    The Open Mind

    Seinfeld as Americana

    Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

    Seinfeld as Americana

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Reforming the Press

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    Reforming the Press

    New York Times’ Frank Bruni on an alternative to political coverage by horserace.

    Reforming the Press

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    The Open Mind

    Generation of Knowledge

    Lila Tretikov talks about learning in the digital age.

    Generation of Knowledge

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    Profile of an Embed

    Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, HBO VICE Correspondent, talks about reporting from the Middle East.

    Profile of an Embed

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind New York Values

    The Open Mind

    New York Values

    Author and photographer Arlene Alda talks about the culture of the inner city.

    New York Values

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Genocide With Impunity

    The Open Mind

    Genocide With Impunity

    Alexa Koenig, of the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley, on crimes against humanity

    Genocide With Impunity

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Transcontinental Infrastructure

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    Transcontinental Infrastructure

    Parag Khanna, author of Connectography, talks about modernizing American infrastructure.

    Transcontinental Infrastructure

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Public Imperative

    The Open Mind

    The Public Imperative

    PBS CEO Paula Kerger talks about an independent media option in the age of clickbait.

    The Public Imperative

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Zen for America

    The Open Mind

    Zen for America

    Grammy-nominated guitarist Ottmar Liebert on creating a meditative calm.

    Zen for America

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind  The Climate...In Your Backyard

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    The Climate...In Your Backyard

    James Hansen of Columbia University on preserving the planet for the next generation.

    The Climate...In Your Backyard

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind A Disease of Free Will

    The Open Mind

    A Disease of Free Will

    Dr. Nora Volkow, talks about the science of opioid addiction and treatment.

    A Disease of Free Will

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Internet as Art

    The Open Mind

    The Internet as Art

    Author Virginia Heffernan talks about her new book Magic & Loss

    The Internet as Art

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Nature and Extinction

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    Nature and Extinction

    Mexican conservationist Gerardo Ceballos talks about the dramatic decay of biodiversity.

    Nature and Extinction

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Media Auditor

    The Open Mind

    Media Auditor

    Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan considers the challenges of a free press.

    Media Auditor

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Being Addicted

    The Open Mind

    Being Addicted

    Actor, Director, Producer Rob Reiner on directing Being Charlie, drugs and politics.

    Being Addicted

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Equal and Unequal Justice

    The Open Mind

    Equal and Unequal Justice

    Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School, talks about the state of America's legal system

    Equal and Unequal Justice

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    The Open Mind

    Knowing More, Understanding Less

    Michael Lynch, author of The Internet of Us, on informed citizenship in the age of Google.

    Knowing More, Understanding Less

    Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Right to Vote

    The Open Mind

    The Right to Vote

    Anita Earls of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice on voter suppression at the polls

    The Right to Vote