The rise of advanced information technologies has resulted in sophisticated efforts to fragment American society — from foreign actors like Russia, to conspiracy theorists and political campaigns — and these efforts are working.
Democracy flourished in Athens 2500 years ago — but lasted only about a century. What did Athenian democracy look like — who was included as a citizen, who was excluded, and why has the idea and practice of democracy been so influential? We talk to scholar Catherine Zuckert.
American capitalism was built on the backs of slaves and the slave economy — and not just in the South. Some of these practices are still with us.
The practice of lynching was originally used against British loyalists. But after the Civil War it became a way of brutally suppressing the rights and agency of African American citizens.
Organizations serving the public during the crisis of COVID-19 are facing their own challenges.
Romantic love was long considered an illness — with some bizarre and harrowing treatments
ASU’s Thought Huddle
I produce the Thought Huddle podcast for Arizona State University. It highlights thinkers and doers who are devoted to creating meaningful impact and explores ideas, tells stories, and helps make sense of our complicated and beautiful world.
This podcast is produced in collaboration with the Arizona State University.