Episode 64: Goodbye, Columbus

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fqna3-11558a9 I’ve known Geoffrey Kabaservice since we were both writers for David Frum’s news site, Frum Forum. Today Geoffrey is the Vice President of Political Studies at the Niskanen Center and host of the Vital Center Podcast.  He’s an author, especially in for our purposes of the book Rule and Ruin: The Downfall of Moderation... Continue Reading →

Episode 55: Marian Edmonds Allen on the Utah Compromise

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ux9sa-111a69e  Maybe one of the biggest debates of the early 21st century was the debate about expanding marriage rights to include same-sex couples.  From the minute I got married to my husband in 2007, the fight for same-sex marriage went from theoretical personal.  Between the mid-aughts and 2015, religious conservatives and LGBTQ Americans fought over... Continue Reading →

Episode 54: Yael Ossowski On What‘s So Bad About Facebook

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-n26hd-1119054 Remember around 2009 or 2010 when everyone seemed to love Facebook?  As a pastor, I was told about all the wonderful virtues of social media, especially Facebook.  Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, was an icon.  He visited then-President Obama at the White House.  He got the Hollywood treatment with the movie “The Social Network.”  Remember... Continue Reading →

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