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Solvable showcases the world’s most innovative thinkers and their proposed solutions to the world’s most daunting problems. The interviews, hosted by Ronald Young Jr., will launch a dialogue that both acknowledges the complexity of the issues while inspiring hope that the problems are, in fact, solv… read more


Political Polarization is Solvable

Anne Applebaum is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, contributing writer at The Atlantic and a co-host of Solvable and she believes that political polarization is solvable.

Learn more about the topics that Anne discussed with Jacob:

Coexistence is the Only Option, The Atlantic, Jan 20, 2021

Quebec’s landmark 1995 independence referendum, The McGill Tribune, Nov 3, 2020

The Northern Ireland Peace Process, Council on Foreign Relations, March 5, 2020

Infrastructure and Peacebuilding, United Nations 2020 report of the Secretary General, January 2020

Bridging Divides: Trends in Demonstrations, Princeton University

Over Zero, working to prevent identity-based violence

Braver Angels, bringing red and blue together

One in five voters (21%) said they supported the Capitol insurrection, YouGov survey, Jan 2021

Solvable is produced by Jocelyn Frank with research and booking by Lisa Dunn.

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