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Washington Post columnist James Hohmann chats with the voices behind the viewpoints. Hohmann sits down each week with the author of a compelling or unexpected guest column for The Post’s Opinions section. Together, they unpack arguments that are shaping the public conversation about issues of importance. “Please, Go On” features marquee names, as well as everyday people with original perspectives. New episodes released Fridays.
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Byron Auguste, CEO of Opportunity@Work and former jobs czar under the Obama administration, joins James for a conversation about degree discrimination in the workforce.Read Byron Auguste's op-ed: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/20/majority-americans-lack-college-degree-why-do-so-many-employers-require-one/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=please-go-on
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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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H Mensah

Very insightful episode. Depressing, but hopeful at the same time. Once you can inderstand the problem, then you can develop ways to address it. #Politics #fakenews #misinformation #Journalism

Jul 18th
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