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Articles & Podcasts of Note (Week of 08/24/2020)


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


Articles:

Podcasts:

  • The Dark Horse Podcast (youtube.com): Exiled evolutionary biologists Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying discuss current events.
  • Ongoing History of New Music (edge.ca): Fun podcast about popular music covering the past 50 years or so. Great way to get familiar with genres you might have missed.
  • The Psychology Podcast: Jonathan Haidt (scottbarrykaufman.com): Conversation about Haidt’s most recent book, 2018’s “The Coddling of the American Mind.”
  • Spectacular Failures (spectacularfailures.org): Each episode covers a business implosion. A few favorites: The fall of Schlitz Beer, Livent’s accounting fraud and scandal at a Christian theme park.
  • We the Corporations (constitutioncenter.org): Conversation with legal scholars Adam Winkler and Kent Greenfield on the judicial history of corporate personhood.

Misc:



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