Bari Weiss is an American opinion writer and editor, formerly staff editor at The New York Times in the opinion section. Bari Weiss describes her political philosophy as centrist or moderate. She is Jewish and a lesbian, having dated Kate McKinnon in college. Several controversies have arisen around her for her support of public discourse of differing viewpoints. She has been a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, with several of her highlights having gone viral on YouTube. Bari Weiss has written and talked publicly about widespread antisemitism in journalism, politics, and Hollywood. She has been interviewed in several podcasts talking about issues of bigotry, political silencing, cancel culture, and more. Bari regularly appears on shows like Morning Joe, The View and Bill Maher. Weiss is also the winner of the Reason Foundation’s 2018 Bastiat Prize, which annually honors writing that “best demonstrates the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence.” Her first book is called "How to Fight Anti-Semitism." In 2020, she publicly quit the NYT in a public letter that argued that the paper did not foster conversation but rather cowed to Twitter's outspoken progressive accounts. Her letter was a source of controversy itself with several influencers rallying around her message, while others disagreed.
She wrote a column in the New York Times. She failed to mention her favorite podcast. She mentioned other podcasts. She texted us asking if she could come on the show to apologize. We agreed. Bari Weiss, the genial and gentle bête noire of woke culture, is back...hat in hand, asking for Fifth forgiveness. But she sticks around to discuss lots of other stuff:- We are all Stasi agents now- You're both Karens!- A murder in Minneapolis- Whose more powerful? Jack Dorsey or one of your senators?- Should corporations be fact-checking politicians?- Matt explains Section 230- Moynihan rants about journalists being annoying- A guest appearance from Nellie Bowles- A really bad piece about white people and spices- Kmele squeezes in some China/Hong Kong talk- And some good news from Spencer!Recorded: May 27, 2020Published: May 28, 2020 See for privacy and opt-out information.
- Gender Traitors- Teddy Pendergrass- Trump’s Absolute Authority- Cutting off WHO Funding- What a Pandemic Can Teach You- China and The American Free PressRecorded: April 15th, 2020Released: April 17th, 2020 See for privacy and opt-out information.
Bari Weiss (New York Times, How To Fight Anti-Semitism) and Dan recount some of their favorite dinner parties, why Dan is anti-semetic towards Jewish food, and engage in the age old Talmudic debate - chicken tenders vs chicken strips. Produced by Andrew Steven and The Podglomerate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Anti-semitism is on the rise in the U.S. and other parts of the world.6 people died this week in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a shootout at a kosher supermarket. The two gunmen appear to have been motivated by anti-semitism and anger against the police. Britain's Labour Party has been rocked by widespread reports of anti-semitism. Labor's second most powerful leader has apologized to the Jewish community and admits the controversy may affect the result of this week's U.K. election.Our guest in this episode of "How Do We Fix It?" is Bari Weiss, an opinion writer at The New York Times, who covers culture and politics. We discuss her new book, How to Fight Anti-Semitism (Crown, 2019)."When anti-semitism is rising it is the number one sign that a society is dying or maybe is already dead," Bari tells us. "The proximate victims are Jews themselves, but the bigger and overlooked victim, if you look at history, is the surrounding society."Bari mentions this article by the anti-racist scholar and activist Eric Ward: "Skin in the Game. How Anti-Semitism Animates White Nationalism."Richard Davies and Jim Meigs are the host of the terrific podcast “How Do We Fix It?,” on which they talk to the world’s most creative thinkers about, well, how to fix things. Lots of things. Important ones. Highly recommended. You can find “How Do We Fix It” on Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Mar 26th, 1984
New York, NY, USA
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