Mar 15, 2024

Throughline: Dare to Dissent

On today’s show, we’re excited to share an episode from our friends at the podcast Throughline

Sometimes, the most dangerous and powerful thing a person can do is to stand up not against their enemies, but against their friends. As the United States heads into what will likely be another bitter and divided election year, there will be more and more pressure to stand with our in-groups rather than our consciences.

So the Throughline team decided to tell some of the stories of people who have stood up to that kind of pressure. Some are names we know; others we likely never will. What those people did, what it cost them, and why they did it anyway.

Check out the full version of “Dare to Dissent” here:



Books -
Defying Hitler: the White Rose Pamphlet (, by Alexandra Lloyd, fellow by special election in German at the University of Oxford.

King: A Life (, by Johnathan Eig.

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