burn the boats

intimate conversations with america’s change-makers

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.

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steve pierson: how we win

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steve pierson: how we win

steve pierson is an activist and organizer who has trained thousands of canvassing volunteers. he also co-hosts the podcast how we win, where he interviews fellow activists, politicians, and insiders about what is happening on the front lines.

you can find steve on instagram and twitter @bluesboysteve.

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the repercussions of transphobic legislation

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heather is a mother of two living in alabama, a state that recently passed an anti-trans bill, sb184, that makes it a felony for her to seek the m...
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sebastian junger: bravery, war, and purpose

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journalist and filmmaker sebastian junger discusses his books, his experiences as a war reporter, and his organization, vets town hall....
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ukraine report #8: humanitarian aid with amed khan

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activist, philanthropist, and humanitarian amed khan discusses his efforts in ukraine....
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bonus: the clock is ticking for afghan evacuees

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congress is running out of time to determine the status of our allied afghan refugees....
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award-winning host ken harbaugh interviews politicians, authors, activists, and other change-makers about the most important issues we face today.

the title for this podcast, burn the boats, is inspired by an order given by alexander the great to his navy in 332 bc. upon landing his forces on the shores of persia, he told his commanders to “burn the boats.” the message was clear. alexander’s army would either win by advancing, or die on the beaches. there would be no turning back.

america today is at a crossroads. what will define us, in the crises we currently face and for generations to come, are the choices we make when failure is not an option.

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the team

ken harbaugh

the host
a former us navy pilot & past president of team rubicon global; served as a commentator for npr; a host on crooked media; & a contributor to the ny times & the atlantic.

declan rohrs

producer
declan (he/him) was born and raised in lakewood, ohio. at evergreen, he has assumed various roles, including producer, editor, and email-signature guru.

sean rule-hoffman

engineer
sean hails from orange village, oh. he earned a degree in music technology with a minor in electronic media and film from capital university in columbus, oh.