Season 2021

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Black to the Future

Saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings on his album, racial justice, and the cosmos of music.

Black to the Future

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Millennial Doctors and the Next Greatest Generation

Emma Goldberg on her new book “Life on the Line: Young Doctors Come of Age in a Pandemic”

Millennial Doctors and the Next Greatest Generation

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Policy Experimentation and Paralysis

Microsoft Civic Engagement director Sid Espinosa on the need to fix systemic inequities.

Policy Experimentation and Paralysis

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Making Humane Tech a Reality

Algorithmic Justice League founder Joy Buolamwini on how to ban weaponized data systems.

Making Humane Tech a Reality

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America’s Extraconstitutional Supreme Court and New Jim Crow

UC Berkeley Law’s Bertrall Ross on how to reform an unrepresentative U.S. government.

America’s Extraconstitutional Supreme Court and New Jim Crow

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The Unreachable Supermajority for Constitutional Reform

Center for Transnational Law director Jorge Contesse on the pandemic and human rights

The Unreachable Supermajority for Constitutional Reform

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Climate in the First 100 Days

Penn State climatologist Michael Mann on the Biden-Harris administration and climate.

Climate in the First 100 Days

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Freedom and Wokeness on Campus

Academic Freedom Alliance chair Keith Whittington on free speech and humane discourse.

Freedom and Wokeness on Campus

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How to Demolish the Disinformation Infrastructure

UW Center for an Informed Public's Kate Starbird on the state of disinformation online.

How to Demolish the Disinformation Infrastructure

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The Casualties of Drug Compounding

Jason Dearen on his new book: “Kill Shot: A Shadow Industry, a Deadly Disease.”

The Casualties of Drug Compounding

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How to Reform an Unrepresentative Supreme Court

Constitutional scholar Leah Litman on a non-representative 6-3 Supreme Court majority

How to Reform an Unrepresentative Supreme Court

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False Equivalency Created The Big Lie

Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali on the false equivalence that normalizes disinformation.

False Equivalency Created The Big Lie

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Conserving the Majesty of America

Beloved Beasts author Michelle Nijhuis on protecting endangered species the environment.

Conserving the Majesty of America

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The Pandemic to Prevent All Future Pandemics

American scientist Eric Feigl-Ding discusses the pandemic.

The Pandemic to Prevent All Future Pandemics

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Democratic Insecurity in America

“Hiding in Plain Sight” author Sarah Kendzior discusses how to reverse authoritarianism.

Democratic Insecurity in America

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Post-Sedition Politics and Pandemic Policies

Political scientist Rachel “the doc” Bitecofer on democracy and economic relief.

Post-Sedition Politics and Pandemic Policies

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Saving Democracy, One Tweet and Organizer at a Time

MeidasTouch cofounders Ben Meiselas and Brett Meiselas on strategies to save democracy.

Saving Democracy, One Tweet and Organizer at a Time

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Enforcing Big Tech Accountability for the American People

Consumer Reports CEO Marta Tellado on Big Tech accountabilty and how to protect democracy

Enforcing Big Tech Accountability for the American People

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Recovery for America

Bernie Sanders campaign manager Faiz Shakir on recovering from the Trump era

Recovery for America

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When Will Vaccines Eradicate the American Pandemic?

UCSF Medicine chair Dr. Robert Wachter on the impact of emerging COVID-19 vaccines.

When Will Vaccines Eradicate the American Pandemic?