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Conversation with James and Tom Risen, The Last Honest Man

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs in his conversation with authors James and Tom Risen on their important, new book The Last Honest Man, a gripping biography of Idaho Senator, Frank Church. The Risens…

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Conversation with Bryan W. Van Norden, Taking Back Philosophy

Join Professors Jeffrey Sachs and Bryan Van Norden as they discuss Prof. Van Norden’s book, Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto. As a leading expert in Chinese philosophy, Prof.…

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Conversation with Richard Rubenstein, Aristotle's Children

Join Professors Jeffrey Sachs and an expert on religious conflict, Richard E. Rubenstein as they discuss Rubenstein’s book, Aristotle's Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews…

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Conversation with David Daokui Li, China's World View

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and economist David Daokui Li as they discuss Professor Li’s brilliant new book, China's World View: Demystifying China to Prevent Global Conflict. Listen in…

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Conversation with Lindsey O'Rourke, Covert Regime Change

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political scientist Lindsey O’Rourke as they discuss O’Rourke’s remarkable book, Covert Regime Change. US foreign policy is based heavily on trying…

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Conversation with John Mearsheimer, How States Think

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political scientist John Mearsheimer as they discuss Professor Mearsheimer’s latest book, How States Think: The Rationality of Foreign Policy. Hailed as the…

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Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson, The Ministry for the Future

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and bestselling science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson for a thought provoking conversation on Robinson’s recent novels The Ministry for the Future and New…

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Conversation with Christopher Blattman, Why We Fight

Jeffrey Sachs speaks with Christopher Blattman, author of Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Paths to Peace. In this episode, Jeffrey Sachs and Professor Christopher Blattman explore the…

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Conversation with Anil Seth, Being You

Jeffrey Sachs speaks with neuroscientist Anil Seth, author of Being You: The New Science of Consciousness. In this episode, Jeffrey Sachs and Anil Seth explore the hard problem of…

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Conversation with Peter Lindert, Making Social Spending Work

Jeffrey Sachs and Peter H. Lindert discuss Prof. Lindert’s new book: Making Social Spending Work. Lindert’s new work brilliantly examines the history of public social spending around…

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Conversation with Casey Michel, American Kleptocracy

Jeffrey Sachs speaks with journalist Casey Michel, author of American Kleptocracy: How the U.S. Created the World's Greatest Money Laundering Scheme in History. Jeffrey Sachs and Casey…

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Conversation with Heather Cox Richardson, How the South Won the Civil War

This month, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is diving into How the South Won the Civil War by Heather Cox Richardson! The live conversation between Jeffrey Sachs and Heather Cox Richardson will…

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Conversation with Corey Robin: The Reactionary Mind

During this session, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs discussed The Reactionary Mind: From Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump by Corey Robin.In the book, Robin traces conservatism back to…

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Conversation with Eric Foner, The Second Founding

During this session, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs discussed The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Pulitzer Prize-winner Eric Foner. In his…

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Conversation with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Not "a Nation of Immigrants"

This meeting of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs took place on August 26, 2021. Prof. Sachs met with renowned historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her newest book Not "a Nation of…

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Conversation with Rick Perlstein, Reaganland

In this session of the Book Club, Professor Jeffrey Sachs and historian Rick Perlstein discuss his book Reaganland, the "Southernization" of American politics, the causes behind U.S.…

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