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Articles & Podcasts of Note (Week of 06/15/2020)


Every Friday I highlight the most interesting or entertaining items from my media diet of the past week.


Articles:

Podcasts:

  • Bundyville (npr.org): Multi-part series about politics and ideology behind the Cliven Bundy family and their standoff with the federal government in rural Nevada and Oregon.
  • History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps (historyofphilosophy.net): Professor Peter Adamson’s series has over 300 episodes and started in 2010 with the Greek proto-philosopher Thales; today Adamson’s only reached the Italian Renaissance.
  • It Could Happen Here (iheart.com): Journalist Robert Evans’ podcast about the possibility of a second American Civil War doesn’t seem so far fetched given current events.
  • Slow Burn: David Duke (slate.com): Slow Burn’s 4th season explores how the former KKK leader went mainstream in the late 1980s and early 1990s.


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