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White Supremacy in America

Last week, we were shocked and horrified as a violent mob of the President’s supporters descended on the Capitol, killing a police officer, injuring dozens more, swarming the House and Senate chamber on the hunt for lawmakers, and generally defiling the People’s House. Shocked and horrified, but not surprised.  This malignant coup attempt, fueled by…

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Future Hindsight’s Best of 2020

Let’s get straight to the point: 2020 was a very bad, no good year for the world, and we’re beyond excited to leave it in the dust. 2020 exposed massive faults in many facets of American life, but it also motivated us to demand change. The Black Lives Matter demonstrations this summer became the largest…

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The Destructive Power of Belief

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana’s creative maxim is overused, but as the 21st century lumbers through avoidable catastrophe after accidental nightmare, it isn’t overstated. The rest of the world watches with alarm as we openly flirt with fascism, fail to protect crumbling institutions, and stumble over the…

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Why We Need to Defeat Proposition 22

This week on the podcast, we have the pleasure of speaking with Jess Kutch, co-founder of CoWorker.org. We focus on building worker power and the unique ways technology is both removing worker voice and strengthening it in various sectors of the economy. Future Hindsight · Digital Labor Organizing: Jess Kutch CoWorker.org is a digital organizing…

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10 EASY STEPS TO CONNECT WITH ANYONE, ANYWHERE

This week, we talk with David Fleischer, the Director of the LA LGBT Center’s Leadership LAB. In response to California’s 2008 Prop 8 ballot initiative, which banned same sex marriage, he set out to better understand why Prop 8 passed and how to address and combat bigotry through one-on-one conversations. He and his team were…

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Russia’s Chaos Doctrine

This week we are looking at fake news from the perspective of national security. (Spoiler alert: it makes us all less safe in several ways). We spoke with Lt. Col. Travis Trammell and Stanford Professor Elisabeth Paté-Cornell about the ways it destabilizes our democracy, and how our enemies use it against us. Future Hindsight ·…

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George Lakoff’s Truth Sandwich

As we move deeper into our tenth season, we want to make sure we’re providing solutions, not just discussing problems. Last week, we saw how the erosion of truth leads to fascism with Lee McIntyre. This week, we talked with world-famous linguist and professor George Lakoff about how we can all preserve the truth, and…

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Trump’s Authoritarian Tactics During COVID-19

For our latest episode, we had the privilege of sitting down with PEN America’s Washington Director, Thomas O. Melia. We discussed authoritarian power-grabs happening across the globe as COVID-19 rages on, and what’s going on here in the US. Check out Mila’s interview with Tom here: By now, Trump’s authoritarian tendencies are well-known. Cozying up…

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The Environmental Impact of COVID-19

Welcome to the Future Hindsight blog, lockdown edition! First and foremost, we hope this post finds you, your family, loved ones, and friends in good health and good spirits. Secondly, we hope this post finds you INSIDE. Seriously, unless you work at a healthcare facility, pharmacy, or grocery store, please just hunker down. Since no…

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Mila’s Podcast Magazine Feature

Earlier this month, our host and executive producer Mila Atmos sat down with Lisbeth A. Tanz of Podcast Magazine for a look inside her journey as a podcaster and the ideals that inspire Future Hindsight. For us at Future Hindsight, podcasting is very much a form of civic engagement, and Mila strongly believes that inspiring others to act is…

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