Thinking CAP Season 2 – Coming September 6!

Thinking CAP is back Thursday, September 6, to tackle some of the biggest questions at play in our democracy with the biggest names in politics, comedy, sports, and activism.


BONUS EPISODE: Sharing the Mic on Gun Violence Prevention

This week, Michele and Igor sit down with student activist Ryan Deitsh and BeMore Group Executive Director Dejuan Patterson to discuss efforts they are both taking to prevent gun violence in America.



Ben Rhodes on the End of American Leadership in the World

Michele and CAP's Mike Fuchs chat with Ben Rhodes, author and former deputy national security adviser for Obama, about his experiences in the White House and the current administration's family separation policies.



New Jersey’s Gov. Phil Murphy on Resisting Trump

Michele and Igor speak with New Jersey Gov. Murphy about the progress his state has made, as well as with CAP Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategy Ben Olinsky about some of CAP's big policy ideas.



Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s Take on Corruption

Sen. Richard Blumenthal joins Michele and Igor to discuss his pending lawsuit against President Donald Trump; his concerns over the AT&T-Time Warner merger and Trump's judicial nominees; and why he thinks America and its allies aren't any safer after the North Korea summit.



Dumping on Democracies, Praising Dictators

Igor speaks with CAP national security experts Kelly Magsamen and Mike Fuchs about the North Korea summit and how to work toward denuclearization.



Locking Up Our Own

Michele and Igor sit down with James Forman Jr., a public defender and author, and discuss the touch-on-crime policies that resulted in disproportionate numbers of black men in prison.



Maria Teresa Kumar on Efforts to Dehumanize the Latinx Community

Michele and Igor speak with Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino, about the harmful effects of the Trump administration's actions on the Latinx community, as well as the importance of communities of color voting in 2018.