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Burn The Boats with Ken Harbaugh

Burn the Boats is an award-winning podcast featuring intimate conversations with change-makers from every walk of life. Host Ken Harbaugh interviews politicians, authors, activists, and others about the most important issues of our time.
Rep. Seth Moulton: Understanding The Threats To American Democracy
Rep. Seth Moulton discusses right-wing extremism within Congress and the dangers to American Democracy
July 18, 2023
Olivia Julianna: The Future Of Texas
Olivia Julianna is a 20-year-old abortion-rights advocate and the Dir. of Politics and Government Affairs at Gen-Z for Change. With the help of her substantial TikTok following, Olivia initiated the takedown of an anti-abortion website that encouraged Texans to inform on their neighbors and raised over $2.3 million after a Twitter battle with Congressman Matt Gaetz.
July 11, 2023
Inside The Gun Industry
Ryan Busse spent 25 yrs in the gun industry and is a former exec of a major firearms manufacturer. He saw the number of mass shootings grow exponentially during his tenure, which prompted him to quit. Ryan’s book Gunfight exposes the gun industry’s “McCarthyesque” internal policing and its shift away from safety and ethics to fear, conspiracy, and intolerance.
July 4, 2023
Sarah Posner: The Evangelical Agenda
Sarah Posner is a journalist who has been covering the religious right for decades. Her most recent book, Unholy, explores how race and xenophobia have long been at the core of Evangelical Christianity in America.
June 27, 2023
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Brynn Tannehill: American Fascism
Brynn Tannehill is a columnist, author, LGBTQ+ activist, and former Navy pilot. Her book, "American Fascism," details how the GOP has undermined democracy for decades. Brynn draws comparisons between Nazi Germany and modern America, citing successful attempts to undermine elections and persecute minorities.
June 20, 2023
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Exposing The Myths About Guns w/ Fred Guttenburg
Ken is joined by Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was killed in the 2018 Parkland shooting. Since then, Fred has become one of the most impactful and inspiring advocates for gun safety. His new book dismantles many of the myths we hear today about guns and gun violence.
June 19, 2023
What Evangelism Means Today
Kristin Kobes Du Mez describes how Evangelism has transformed and its relationship to masculinity, oppression, and nationalism. Kristin is a pastor and a professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. Her book, Jesus and John Wayne, reveals “how evangelicals have worked to replace the Jesus of the Gospels with an idol of rugged masculinity and Christian nationalism.”
June 13, 2023
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General Stanley McChrystal:"It Could Happen Here"
In this episode, General McChrystal discusses the weaknesses in American democracy, and how insurgents within our country are using them to erode democracy. He also warns against dismissing these threats.
June 6, 2023
Stacey Abrams: A Point of Entry
Stacey Abrams talks about her new book, Rogue Justice, and the systems that influence American life from the shadows.
May 30, 2023
Mary Trump: Minority Rule Is Here
Mary Trump joins Ken to talk about national trauma and generational trauma. From COVID to mass shootings and so much in between, America is a traumatized nation that must come to terms with events to move past them. Mary's latest book, The Reckoning, talks about finding ways to heal.
May 23, 2023
Mila Atmos: Moving the Needle
Mila Atmos is the host of Future Hindsight, a podcast about civic engagement, providing action items to better participate in our democracy. In this episode, Mila discusses voter engagement and persuasion.
May 16, 2023
Angela Denker: White Christian Nationalism
Angela Denker is a Lutheran pastor and journalist. Her book Red State Christians takes a hard look at White Christian Nationalism and the evangelicals who voted for Trump.
May 9, 2023
Sarah Longwell: Trump vs. DeSantis
Sarah Longwell discusses the 2024 presidential race, its potential candidates, and what a Trump vs. DeSantis battle might look like.
May 2, 2023

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