• The Opinions Forum: America’s Response to the Strongmen

    Dictators and despots are nothing new in world history, but what options does America have in the 21st century to combat these tyrants? A panel of foreign policy experts discuss how the U.S. should address these regimes.

  • About the show

    A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage.

  • The Opinions Forum: The Rise of Authoritarianism

    Authoritarianism has reemerged as a grave threat to freedom all over the world. How serious a danger is this, and what are the causes? Ge. John Allen, who has been in hot spots all over the globe, gives us a threat assessment.

  • Serving Up Social Change with Padma Lakshmi

    Emmy-nominated Padma Lakshmi shares how she's leveraged her thought leadership in the food world to create broader social change.

  • Food Innovations: Keeping it Local

    From hyperlocal gardening to “BreadBots” in your neighborhood grocery store, the way we experience, access and enjoy food is changing, fast. Experts look at how innovations and changing priorities are revolutionizing our relationship with food from the su

  • Eating Austin: Exploring a Thriving Culinary Scene

    How are local chefs preserving the rich and unique culinary traditions of Austin while staying on the cutting edge of food and restaurant culture? Hear from three of the city’s best chefs.