Transcripts (6)

Susan Rice on rebuilding trust and the future of our foreign policy

The Deciding Decade with Pete Buttigieg

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  • 4 months ago
  • 34:23

Restoring the credibility of the United States and repairing our reputation around the world will be an urgent task for the next administration and an ongoing effort in the years to come. It will be daunting but it is exceptionally important, not just for America's future, but the world's. One person who understands this well is Susan Rice, a longtime respected diplomat who served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and was President Obama's National Security Advisor. She joins Pete to discuss this issue and what the next generation of diplomatic service might look like, reflect on leadership and how to overcome challenges, and talk about how to restore the trust our government once inspired around the world. 

Colin Jost on comedy’s role in 2020 and leaving SNL

The Deciding Decade with Pete Buttigieg

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  • 4 months ago
  • 38:02

For as long as humans have faced challenges, humor has helped us get through. But given what's been happening in 2020, is it even okay to laugh right now? Or is humor more important than ever? Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost speaks to Pete about the role humor can play during these troubling times, when puzzling real-life events go beyond parody, the dark side of the comedy world, and why he's considering leaving SNL.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee on tackling systemic racism and speaking truth to power

The Deciding Decade with Pete Buttigieg

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  • 4 months ago
  • 41:23

Congresswoman Barbara Lee is a path-breaking progressive leader who has served in Congress for over the past two decades. As one of the principal voices on racial justice and equity, Lee joins Pete to talk about her upbringing in segregated El Paso, share incredible stories from her time working with Shirley Chisholm, and discuss her Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission. Together, they try to find some of the answers we’re all searching for right this moment: How do we face our deepest, harshest truths? How do we heal? And how can we move forward together?

Glennon Doyle on being 'Untamed' and living as an LGBTQ person of faith

The Deciding Decade with Pete Buttigieg

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  • 4 months ago
  • 41:05

Glennon Doyle is many things: a mother, a wife, an activist, and a bestselling author of three memoirs. Her unbelievable honesty, clarity, and humor about her personal struggles, as well as her courage to speak out and speak up, have made her an inspiration to many. Glennon joins Pete to discuss the poignant messages in her current book Untamed, their shared values of belonging and trust, and what it's like being an LGBTQ person of faith.

Preet Bharara on the rule of law and the future of the DOJ

The Deciding Decade with Pete Buttigieg

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  • 5 months ago
  • 41:26

What will the future of justice look like in this country? How can we recover from the corruption and abuses of the Trump era? Preet Bharara is the perfect person to answer these questions because of the work he’s done as the former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He joins Pete to discuss the consequences of political interference at the DOJ, why Trump’s time in the White House won’t mimic Nixon’s, how “deepfakes” may be our next big disaster, and what the future looks like for the Department of Justice.