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Please, Go On with James Hohmann
37 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
The FBI's failures to investigate Larry Nassar
Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to publicly accuse Larry Nassar of assault, is now a lawyer and advocate. As the Olympics begin, she reacts to the Justice Department's inspector general report on the many warnings the FBI ignored.Read Denhollander's op-ed: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/15/rachael-denhollander-larry-nassar-fbi-failures/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=please-go-onRead Horowitz's report: https://www.washingtonpost.com/context/fbi-inspector-general-finds-major-flaws-in-handling-of-gymnastics-sex-abuse-case/59d6af8e-7367-450f-9fe8-91009bde6085/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=please-go-on
21 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
The war on truth is raging. Here's how we end it.
How do you debate someone who's operating from a fundamentally different set of facts? We hear from Lee McIntyre and Jonathan Rauch about what it will take to win the war on truth.Read their op-ed: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/25/war-truth-is-raging-not-everyone-recognizes-were-it/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=please-go-on
16 minutes | Jul 9, 2021
Sociologist Philip N. Cohen says generation labels are meaningless — and we should quit using them
Marketers love them. Journalists often use them. But do generation labels like "baby boomer" and "millennial" mean anything? Cohen, who researches social identity, says no — and he and other sociologists want the Pew Research Center to stop using them.Read Philip N. Cohen's op-ed here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/07/generation-labels-mean-nothing-retire-them/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=please-go-on
25 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
Gavin Grimm on a watershed moment in the fight for transgender rights
Gavin Grimm was a sophomore in high school when he became a household name in the movement for transgender rights. This week, vindication arrived from the Supreme Court.Read Gavin's op-ed here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/30/gavin-grimm-transgender-bathroom-supreme-court-victory/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=please-go-on
23 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on the dark history of Indigenous boarding schools
The first Native American Cabinet secretary in U.S. history opens up about her own grandmother’s experience with family separation after announcing a comprehensive review of the troubled legacy of federal boarding schools.Read Haaland's op-ed here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/11/deb-haaland-indigenous-boarding-schools/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=please-go-on
19 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
‘Democracy is under siege’: Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs
Arizona's top elections official presses the Senate to pass the For the People Act, even if it requires fellow Democrat Kyrsten Sinema to change her position on the filibuster.Read Secretary Hobbs's op-ed here.
19 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
VP Kamala Harris on women in the workplace
In the inaugural edition of "Please, Go On," Post columnist James Hohmann speaks with Vice President Harris about the exodus of women from the workforce during the pandemic.Read Harris’s op-ed here.
2 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Introducing ‘Please, Go On’
Washington Post columnist James Hohmann sits down with the author of a compelling op-ed from The Post’s Opinions section. “Please, Go On” features marquee names and everyday people with original perspectives. New episodes Fridays. Launching June 11.
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