Aug 18, 2021
Today's guest is Shaun Shelly -- back for a second conversation.
We discuss the so-called "Opioid Crisis", why that concept needs to be re-framed, and how we can go about doing so.
**More about Shaun: Shaun is dedicated to the understanding of drug use, the rights of people who use drugs, and effective drug policy. He...
Jul 6, 2021
Dr. Erec Smith is a professor of rhetoric and composition at York College and former Chair of the York YWCA Racial and Social Justice Committee.
Today, he and I talk about racism in America, and what he believes are the best ways to make this country a fair, diverse, and thriving one. Smith appreciates much of the...
Jun 25, 2021
Welcome to episode 75!
Today's guest is Desh Amila.
Desh is the founder of "This Is 42"-- a platform for highly regarded educators and content creators such as Coleman Hughes, Michael Shermer, Sam Harris, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and more. He is also the producer of the films "Islam and the Future of Tolerance" (Sam Harris...
May 28, 2021
Curt Jaimngal is the co-creator (with Desh Amila) of the documentary film, "Better Left Unsaid".
The film shines a light salient cultural issues that are difficult to discuss in a balanced way (at least publicly): namely, the radical arms of both left and right wing politics. "Better Left Unsaid" explores leftist social...
May 20, 2021
Today’s guest is Shaun Shelly (see bio below). Shaun is a drug policy educator (to say the least) from South Africa. We discussed a range of topics, including (but not limited to):
Drug use The war on drugs
Societal deficits and potential solutions
Logical fallacies and cognitive biases