Season 5

Episode 5.12 Resisting and Sustaining
September 26, 2017 Reflections on what we said in Season 5 and where we're going in Season 6. (Buckle up!)
Episode 5.11 Fences, Neighbors, Etc.
September 12, 2017 Positive / Visible / Legal:
Vaccinations and the application of force
Episode 5.10 Super Duper, Even Uber Bad
August 02, 2017 Negative / Visible / Social:
Sexism in the tech industry
Episode 5.09 Regulate All The Things!
November 29, 2016 Negative / Visible / Legal:
regulations and the open internet
Episode 5.08b On Andrew Jackson
November 28, 2016 Follow-up: we got this one wrong.
Episode 5.08 Empathy is Hard Work
November 15, 2016 Reflections on the necessity, and the limitations, of empathy in light of the 2016 American election cycle
Episode 5.07 Books, The Internet, and Homeless People (Live at NC State)
November 01, 2016 Positive / Invisible / Legal (Organized):
public libraries and the common good
Episode 5.06 Ghost of a King
October 18, 2016 Art, faith, how culture shapes and is shaped by us, and more in The Gray Havens’ latest album
Episode 5.05 “Faint Not” (Live at NC State)
October 04, 2016 Negative / Invisible / Legal (Organized):
civil forfeiture and entrenched legal evil
Episode 5.04 Stuffy, Boring, Old, Lame
September 20, 2016 Positive / Visible / Social (Organized):
orchestras and the question of “public goods”
Episode 5.03 It's Not Like Uber
September 13, 2016 Positive / Invisible / Social:
saying no to attractive technologies
Episode 5.02 Playing Monopoly:
Never Okay
August 23, 2016 Negative → Positive / Visible / Legal → Social:
marijuana legalization and how systems change.
Episode 5.01 A Ph.D.-Level Math Problem
August 09, 2016 Structures and systems, agency and individuals: three axes (and a sub-axis) for thinking about the world we live in.