By James Shelley
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Adventures in second-guessing the obvious... This is a category-rogue podcast featuring interviews, audio essays, and lectures. This is a channel for people who, like myself, know that we all have something to learn from one another.
||CleanArt Changes People and People Change the World||According to the quote meme on the internet, the musician John Butler once said, “Art changes people and people change the world.” It also seems evident that events in the world inspires the art that people create. This reciprocal nature of so||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Hate a Public Health Emergency?||Provocative metaphor? Simplistic soundbite? Journalistic sensationalism? Legitimate description of a truly critical situation?||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIdentity Politics – the podcast discussion||What happens to the fight for justice when everyone is fighting a different battle?||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGender and Leadership: redefining and reconceptualizing power||When you think of the word ‘leadership,’ what comes to mind? What are your top three word associations? Got your list? Now, how many of the words that you just imagined reflect traditionally masculine characteristics?||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow much of an impact can the mayor of a city have on the community?||In this conversation in the Curious Public at Central Library series, Kate Graham (@KateMarieGraham) discusses her dissertation, Leading Canada’s Cities: A Study of Urban Mayors.||11/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnd What Else? The Art and Anatomy of a Question||Have you ever had a time in your life when a friend or colleague asked a question that made you stop and see the world differently? Have you ever pivoted or readjusted your approach to an issue because you thought of a way to think about it from a new p||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocialism, Capitalism, and Cheese Melting in Slow Motion||On Monday, I had the opportunity interview author Mark Rayner about his most recent satire, The Fatness.||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInternet Trolling: A People’s Philosophy||Who gets to define and label ‘trolls’? Will there be redemption for the comment section?||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDispatches from the campaign trenches||In the summer of 2016 after finishing his undergrad, Micah Richardson (@richardsonmicah) quit his job and joined a fellowship in the Hillary Clinton Campaign. He was stationed in New Hampshire, working in field operations, where he organized a volunteer||10/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Great, Bad, and Terrifying: adapting to the world of social media||When we weigh all the pros and cons, does social media come out as a net good or as a liability for society?||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|