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Season 1

Sept. 10, 2020

Plato's Horses

To close out the season, I’m delighted to have Dr Cara Heuser (@caraheuser) back on the show. As some listeners may remember, Car…

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Aug. 27, 2020

Keep Writing

As the coronavirus has surged across the United States, so have racist attacks against Asian Americans. My guest this week is Jen…

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Aug. 13, 2020

Being There

Middle school is pretty tough for most people at the best of times. During the coronavirus, being an adolescent can be really har…

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July 30, 2020


How do the ways we get around intersect (har!) with ethics, politics, and equality? How does something as seemingly banal as tran…

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July 16, 2020

Paying Attention

How does faith intersect with social justice? What is the role of churches, synogogues, mosques, and other religious organization…

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July 2, 2020

Injustice Anywhere...

Do human rights campaigns work? Does advocacy from activists in the US or UK actually help political prisoners overseas get relea…

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June 19, 2020

Breaking the Stigma

How might we have better conversations about tough topics like race, sexuality, religion, politics, and mental health? How can we…

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June 12, 2020

Changing the Narrative

How do questions of race, justice, and equality transcend national borders? How is the past tied to the present? How do ideas tha…

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June 5, 2020

Uncomfortable Conversations

What does a process of institutional police reform look like? How do you build trust after years of distrust, resentment, and str…

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May 28, 2020

Hook Me Up

Nearly 1 billion people around the world lack access to electricity. What does this mean for hospitals and clinics in low-income …

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May 14, 2020

Be the Change

What makes community work different from charity? How can those seeking to ‘do good’ avoid creating unintentional dynamics of us …

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April 27, 2020

They Call Us And We Go?

What are our moral obligations in times of crisis? Are those who step up heroes, or simply human? In this pilot episode, we delve…

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