About this Podcast
Missing America is the story of what happens when the United States, under Trump, abdicates our role as an example for the world. In this absence of leadership, a host of political diseases sweep the planet. Beyond COVID-19, it’s own international crisis, we’re seeing nationalism, authoritarianism, sectarianism and disinformation take shape like never before. Host and former Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama Ben Rhodes speaks to inspiring leaders and activists who are fighting hard to take up the slack in America’s absence. Learning from their examples and advice, we’ll discover what the US must do to confront these challenges.