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Modern Ruhles with Stephanie Ruhle: Compelling Conversations in Culturally Complicated Times
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Modern Ruhles with Stephanie Ruhle: Compelling Conversations in Culturally Complicated Times

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In Modern Ruhles, MSNBC anchor and NBC News correspondent Stephanie Ruhle moderates thoughtful, unflinching conversations around some of the most hot-button issues facing our culture today.

In each episode, Ruhle brings together cultural tour guides—comedians, CEOs, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists—to weigh in on subjects like privilege, social media, feminism and more.
With some genuine reflection and a willingness to listen to the other side, Modern Ruhles shows it’s possible to have a good faith conversation with people you may not agree with and come out the other side a little bit smarter.

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In Modern Ruhles, MSNBC anchor and NBC News correspondent Stephanie Ruhle brings her characteristic curiosity, empathy and insight to some of today’s thorniest, most complex conversations. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this episode, Stephanie Ruhle speaks to journalist Dana Canedy, musician Questlove, and comedian Michael Ian Black about how to traverse the cultural minefields around us with genuine care and concern, and why simply having good intentions isn’t good enough. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
From Wall Street to the military and the media, no industry has come out of the #MeToo movement unchanged. In this episode, Stephanie talks to actor and activist Amber Tamblyn, journalist Joanna Coles, and professor Scott Galloway about the progress the movement has inspired since it launched just two years ago, and what a post #MeToo world might look like.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this episode, Stephanie speaks with authors of I Think You’re Wrong, But I’m Listening Sara Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers, comedian Michael Ian Black, and president of activist group Color of Change Rashad Robinson about the powers and pitfalls of social media.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The title “feminist” can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For some women, it’s not a title they think includes them. In this episode, Stephanie speaks with founder of The Female Quotient Shelley Zalis, comedian Michael Ian Black, and Stephanie’s own mother, Louise Ruhle, to discuss modern feminism and its impact not just on women…but men, too. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Traditional masculinity has always dictated that boys have to be macho or tough. But times are changing…In this episode, Stephanie sits down with Roots drummer Questlove, actor and author of the book Manhood, Terry Crews, and advocate Shaun Dougherty to discuss how to combat toxic masculinity and the changing definition of what it means to be a man today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The privilege we are born with – or acquire along the way – is often difficult to identify and acknowledge…but even more challenging to give up. In this episode, Stephanie Ruhle gets personal with her own husband, Andy Hubbard, founder of Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani, and CEO of Robin Hood Foundation Wes Moore to discuss how to challenge the power structures in place so that everyone can have a seat at the table. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Capitalism is fueled by self-interest, which leaves little room for morality when it comes to the leaders driving some of America’s most successful businesses. But social media and the rise of Twitter boycotts could be changing that, as consumers hold today’s leaders to a higher standard. In this episode, Stephanie chats with business professor Scott Galloway, activist Rashad Robinson, and Shaun Dougherty about how morality is inspiring businesses to consider more than just their bottom line. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
We are taught from an early age the importance of saying you’re sorry, and forgiving those who have wronged you. But is there such thing as an unforgiveable act? And who does that impact more – the perpetrator, or the one wronged? In the final episode of the season, Stephanie speaks with Nicole Hockley, who lost her son at Sandy Hook and has since founded Sandy Hook Promise, and Alice Johnson, who served 20 years of a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense before Kim Kardashian worked to get her released. They talk about forgiveness, and whether it is a choice everyone can or should make. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Earlier this season, Stephanie spoke with her friend Scott Galloway—an entrepreneur, author, and professor—about the #MeToo movement and moral leadership. Their fast-paced, wide-ranging conversation also covered income inequality, parenting, white male privilege, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Stephanie spoke with advocate Shaun Dougherty earlier this season about masculinity and faith and moral leadership, but their full conversation was much deeper. In this bonus episode, Shaun shares more about how and why advocacy for child sexual abuse victims has become his life’s work, and why focusing our anger at the institutions that propagate harm may be more effective than pinpointing it on the individuals who do harm. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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