In this edition of Speaking Broadly, I compare America in 2019 to Germany in 1913 to emphasize the danger of war in times of internal tension. Then we start talking about international finance and antisemitism, and a caller calls in to say that he’s sick of people calling white people racist. Always exciting times on […]Read More Government Shutdown and Call-ins on Racism
Dr. Peter Lindsay is a professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Georgia State University, and a member of the GSU Prison Education Project. The three main goals of the PEP (from its website) are to: Increase the number of incarcerated students and facilities we serve. Engage on-campus students and provide them learning experiences by arranging […]Read More Dr. Peter Lindsay on Prison Education
This week I spoke with Eugenia Almand and James about the Earth Federation envisioned by the World Constitution and Parliament Association, WCPA. The group seeks to create a World Parliament which provides self-government on a global level. We discuss how the idea of a world government has been turned into a boogeyman, and how global […]Read More Eugenia Almand on prospects for an Earth Federation
This week on Speaking Broadly we discussed property: how do we decide who gets to control what? Dr. Peter Lindsay is a professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Georgia State University, and writes in support of changing the way we normally think of property. From an abstract of one of his published papers: “In our […]Read More Dr. Peter Lindsay on Property
On this week’s show, I discuss reparations and global poverty with Dr. Andrew I. Cohen, who serves as director of the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University. From his faculty page: “Andrew I. Cohen’s research focuses on themes in ethics, practical ethics, and social/political philosophy. He has published on themes in […]Read More Dr. Andrew Cohen on Reparations and Global Poverty
On this show, I discuss the Trump administration with Samantha Goldman of Refuse Fascism. From the about section on RF’s website: “RefuseFascism.org is a movement of people coming from diverse perspectives, united in our recognition that the Trump/Pence Regime poses a catastrophic danger to humanity and the planet, and that it is our responsibility to […]Read More Samantha Goldman – The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!