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The Julie Norman Show

The Julie Norman Show

A discussion-based podcast on politics, ethics, and current affairs, featuring in-depth conversations with (extra)ordinary individuals.

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This Will Be Your Legacy

April 22, 2021

My guest for today’s season finale is Bob Karp (@BobKarpDR). Bob is a photographer whom I first learned about through his amazing photos of endangered lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center . I assumed Bob had always been a wildlife photographer, but in fact, he has over three decades of photojournalism …

Quality of Life

April 15, 2021

Kate Tomlinson is a nurse who specialises in palliative care. I wanted to talk with her more about why it’s so hard to talk about death, what it’s like being with people and their families in their last few months, and how society balances extending life vs. quality of life. We also talk about Kate…

Border Crossing

April 8, 2021

Eric Reidy (@Eric_Reidy) is a journalist and the migration editor-at-large for The New Humanitarian . He has reported extensively on migration in the Mediterranean as well as on humanitarian aid work and vigilante groups at the US-Mexico border. In addition to the New Humanitarian, he has written f…

"I Am Not Okay." Revisting Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

April 1, 2021

Jennifer Chen (@jchenwriter) is a freelance journalist who has written for print and online media, including pieces in the New York Times, Oprah Magazine , and many other publications. Over the past year, she has written four articles on the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes in America since the start…

Church and State

March 11, 2021

My guest today is Patrick Cacchione. He’s been working at the intersection of politics, religion, and health policy for the past three decades, and he’s one of my favorite people to speak with on these topics. Patrick has been a teacher, a writer, and has worked on Capitol Hill, but his main role f…

Pandemic Ethics

Feb. 24, 2021

What are some of the competing ethical considerations that have defined how we respond to the pandemic? Dr. Gry Wester is a Lecturer in Bioethics and Global Health Ethics at Kings College London. This year she was also a member of the Expert Group in Ethics and Priority Setting for Coronavirus Vacc…