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Moshe Koppel on Norms, Tradition, and Resilient Societies

Traditions and norms can seem at best out-of-touch and at worst offensive to many a…
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Lorne Buchman on Creativity, Leadership, and Art

When we see Michaelangelo’s David or the design of the Apple Store, we assume a genius…
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Anja Shortland on Lost Art

Economist and author Anja Shortland of King’s College London talks about her new book, Lost…
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Max Kenner on Crime, Education, and the Bard Prison Initiative

Max Kenner, founder and executive director of the Bard Prison Initiative–which offers college degrees to…
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Leon Kass on Human Flourishing, Living Well, and Aristotle

Leon Kass, long-time teacher of classic works at the University of Chicago and now Dean…
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Dana Gioia on Learning, Poetry, and Studying with Miss Bishop

Poet and author Dana Gioia talks about his book Studying with Miss Bishop with EconTalk host…
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Anne Applebaum on the Twilight of Democracy

Journalist and author Anne Applebaum talks about her book, Twilight of Democracy, with EconTalk host…
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Franklin Zimring on When Police Kill

Franklin Zimring’s 2017 book, When Police Kill, starts with an alarming statistic: Roughly 1,000 Americans…
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Michele Gelfand on Rule Makers, Rule Breakers

Psychologist Michele Gelfand talks about her book, Rule Makers, Rule Breakers, with EconTalk host Russ…
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Michael Brendan Dougherty on My Father Left Me Ireland

Author and journalist Michael Brendan Dougherty talks about his book My Father Left Me Ireland…