Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. ET Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
One of America’s top political commentators, Jonah Goldberg is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Dispatch and the former senior editor of National Review. As a speaker, Goldberg helps audiences appreciate the essential nature of politics by examining the underpinnings of liberal and conservative ideologies, economic policy, and the changing role of modern-day media. He will join Nancy Gibbs, director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University, in conversation during Week Eight’s exploration of how we define and exercise courage in all the complexity of today’s polarized world. A fellow at the National Review Institute and the American Enterprise Institute, Goldberg is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning; The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas; and, most recently, Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy. A nationally syndicated columnist, Goldberg is also a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times and host of the popular podcast “The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg.” Nancy Gibbs is director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and the Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University and former managing editor of Time magazine.
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