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I talk with young, diverse philosophers about the social and political issues of our day. We learn. We laugh. We plot revolutions.

I talk with young, diverse philosophers about the social and political issues of our day. We learn. We laugh. We plot revolutions.
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United States

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I talk with young, diverse philosophers about the social and political issues of our day. We learn. We laugh. We plot revolutions.

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English


Episodes

Episode: 034 Andrea Pitts on Indigenous Resistance to Neoliberalism

5/14/2018
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Andrea Pitts about neoliberalism, how it uniquely affects indigenous communities, projects of resistance, Latinx philosophy, and so much more.

Duration:00:39:42

Episode 033: Adrienne Martin on Hope

3/12/2018
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Adrienne Martin about the nature of hope, why we should hope in humanity, differences and connections between hope, faith, and motivation, and much more.

Duration:00:27:03

Episode 032: Kyle Whyte on Indigenous Resilience and Environmental Change

2/5/2018
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Kyle Whyte about climate injustice, settler colonialism, anthropogenic environmental change, Indigenous resilience, and much more.

Duration:00:31:44

Episode 031: Serene Khader on Cross-Border Feminist Solidarity

12/21/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Serene Khader about transnational feminism, solidarity, neoliberalism and women in the global south, writng advice, and so much more.

Duration:00:56:21

Episode 030: Winston Thompson on Educational Justice

12/8/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Winston Thompson about justice and education, potential and formation, charter schools, decolonizing the curriculm, and more.

Duration:00:30:22

Episode 029: Wendy Salkin on Informal Representation

10/3/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Wendy Salkin about informal representation, its powers, duties, and problems, Du Bois & Coates on the issue, and more.

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 028: David Livingstone Smith on Dehumanization

8/31/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher David Livingstone Smith about dehumanization, it's history, the role of race in dehumanizing practices, how monsters are made, and more.

Duration:00:41:36

Episode 027: Lori Gruen on Prisons

6/14/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Lori Gruen about carceral spaces, teaching philosophy in prisons, the animal, prisoner, and blacks analogy, is animal rights for white people, and much more.

Duration:00:41:50

Episode 026: Elizabeth Barnes on Disability and Well-Being

5/17/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Elizabeth Barnes about theories of disability, abnormal bodies and a flourishing life, diabilty pride, valuing disability, and much more.

Duration:00:47:31

Episode 025: Cassie Herbert on Risky Speech

4/5/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosoher Cassie Herbert about risky speech, the difference between accusations and reports, how to respond to accounts of racism, sexism, etc, and much more.

Duration:00:29:54

Episode 024: Larry Blum on Teaching Race

4/4/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Larry blum about teaching race, dealing with guilt and resentment in the classroom, teaching race in a Trump era, and much more.

Duration:00:48:13

Episode 023: Tommie Shelby on Dark Ghettos

2/1/2017
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Tommie Shelby about dark ghettos, integration, single black mothers, the moral permissibility of crime, hip-hop, and much more.

Duration:00:36:46

Episode 022: John Corvino on Homosexuality

12/27/2016
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher John Corvino about homosexuality, traditional marriage, religious liberty and discrimination, being out in academia, and so much more.

Duration:00:26:50

Episode 021: Denise James on Political Illusions

12/2/2016
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Myisha cherry chats with philosopher Denise James about Political Illusions, Lorraine Hansberry, the problem of integration, dying cities, and much more.

Duration:00:55:09

Episode 020: Post-Election Panel on Trump and the Age of Ignorance

11/16/2016
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Myisha Cherry chats with Meena Krishnamurthy and Rachel McKinnon about their reactions to the election, ignorance during the election season, how to overcome and survive ignornace, the future role of the media as vehicles of knowledge, and so much more.

Duration:00:39:24

Episode 019: Paul C. Taylor on Black Aesthetics

9/2/2016
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Myisha Cherry chats with Philosopher Paul C. Taylor about black invisibility, art and politics, authenticity and cultural appropriation, beauty and race, and much more.

Duration:00:41:12

Episode 018: Linda Alcoff on Whiteness

7/15/2016
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher, Linda Alcoff, about white exceptionalism, white double consciousness, the future of whiteness, and much more.

Duration:00:37:03

Episode 017: Tom Digby on Masculinity

6/10/2016
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Tom Digby about masculinity and militarism, rape culture, the gender war, cultural programming, and more.

Duration:00:29:42

Episode 016: Nancy Bauer on Pornography

5/15/2016
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Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher, Nancy Bauer, about pornography, the sexiness of taboos, feminism and porn, hookup culture, and more.

Duration:00:44:45

Episode 015: Jose´ Mendoza on Immigration

4/11/2016
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Myisha Cherry chats with José Mendoza about whiteness and immigration, open borders, the myth surrounding Mexican immigration, 'alien' and 'illegals' discourse, and so much more.

Duration:00:45:28