Matthew d’Ancona on the post-truth age and how Democrats can become the party of the future.

Our Politics Have Never Been So Indifferent to the Truth. Here’s How We Fix That.

Our Politics Have Never Been So Indifferent to the Truth. Here’s How We Fix That.

Talking about democracy.
Sept. 14 2017 1:28 PM

We Can’t Just Blame Politicians for the Post-Truth Age We Live In

How to wrest politics back from lying populists.

A photograph of Armstrong near the LM, taken by Aldrin on the lunar surface.
Some people believe the conspiracy theory that the moon landing was faked.

NASA

Listen to “The Post-Truth Age”:

Yascha Mounk and British journalist Matthew d’Ancona discuss why lies have taken over our politics; what kinds of policies might be able to move us past the post-truth age; and how Democrats can win in 2020.

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This podcast was made in collaboration with New America.

Podcast production by John T. Williams.