Gal Beckerman

Gal Beckerman, PhD
6 Interviews

Gal Beckerman's Interviews

Krys Boyd & Gal Beckerman 11 Apr 2022 • EN

The surprising small beginnings of big social movements

The first step to implementing a big idea is to dream one up in the first place. Gal Beckerman, writer and editor at The New York Times Book Review, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the origins of big ideas – from the scientific revolution to feminism – and the surprising ways movements spread. His book is “The Quiet Be

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Alan Alda & Gal Beckerman 15 Mar 2022 • EN

Gal Beckerman: How Quiet Whispers Lead to Radical Roars

In a widely praised new book, The Quiet Before, Gal Beckerman paints vivid pictures of how throughout history, radical change has only come about through quiet preparation.

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Stephanie Ruhle + Kara Swisher & Gal Beckerman 04 Mar 2022 • EN

The Latest on Ukraine, A TikTok Investigation, and Guest Gal Beckerman

Kara and guest host Stephanie Ruhle discuss the latest developments in Ukraine, the Fed's plan to raise interest rates, and a new investigation of TikTok's effects on mental health. Plus, Friend of Pivot Gal Beckerman joins to discuss his new book, The Quiet Before: On The Unexpected Origins of Radical Ideas. You can f

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Krista Tippett & Gal Beckerman 24 Feb 2022 • EN

Gal Beckerman — How Newness Enters the World

When time becomes history, different dynamics come into focus than the ones that are at any moment screaming for attention. The title of Gal Beckerman’s book intrigues and compels: The Quiet Before. He’s a journalist with a special interest in history and words and ideas — how ideas are passed and debated and become de

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In this episode of “Keen On”, Andrew is joined by Gal Beckerman, the author of “The Quiet Before: On the Unexpected Origins of Radical Ideas”. Gal Beckerman is an author and the senior editor for books at The Atlantic. Before coming over to The Atlantic, Gal was an editor at the New York Times Book Review for six years

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Leonard Lopate & Gal Beckerman 15 Feb 2022 • EN

Gal Beckerman on The Quiet Before

In his book, Gal Beckerman editor at The New York Times Book Review, takes us back to the seventeenth century, to the correspondence that jump-started the scientific revolution, and then forward through time to examine engines of social change: the petitions that secured the right to vote in 1830s Britain, the zines th

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