Martha Nussbaum is a renowned philosopher, professor, and author of Citadels of Pride: Sexual Abuse, Accountability, and Reconciliation. We discuss the objectification of women, progress in holding perpetrators and the system accountable, and a radical form of justice.
Erin Hatton is a sociology professor and author of Coerced: Work Under Threat of Punishment. We discuss status coercion at non-traditional workplaces like university labs and sports teams, ideological reframing about work, and extending the rights and benefits of labor laws across the board.
Mark Rank is a poverty expert, professor, and author of Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty. We discuss the true causes and systemic nature of poverty, and poverty reduction as being both moral and smart public policy.
Séverine Autesserre is an award-winning peacebuilder and author of The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider's Guide to Changing the World. We learn the crucial importance of bottom-up peacebuilding, the current dominance of the top-down approach, and the ideal model that effectively relies on both.
Colin Jerolmack is an environmental sociologist and author of Up to Heaven and Down to Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community in an American Town. We discuss the public-private paradox and the tragedy of the commons, as well as the undemocratic aspects of American property rights.
Andy Norman is a philosopher, professor, and author of Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas, Mind-Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think. We learn how to strengthen our reasoning, change minds, and engage with big ideas.