Monthly Archives: August 2008

Show 275: Labor Day Weekend Special! “Selling the Work Ethic: From Puritan Pulpit to Corporate PR”

Barry Seidman marks Labor Day with a discussion of the rhetoric and effects of the so-called Protestant Work Ethic, which has allowed a separation of work from “jobs” in the American mindset. If as humanists we value “the good life,” … Continue reading

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Show 274: Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black People in America from the Civil War to World War II

Sunsara Taylor will speak with Douglas Blackmon about “the lost stories of slaves and their descendants who journeyed into freedom after the Emancipation Proclamation and then back into the shadow of involuntary servitude … and those who fought unsuccessfully against … Continue reading

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Show 273: Distracted: The Erosion of Attention an the Coming Dark Age

Distracted: The Erosion of Attention an the Coming Dark Age w/Maggie Jackson From the Publisher: We have oceans of information at our fingertips, yet we seek knowledge in Yahoo headlines glimpsed on the run. We are networked as never before, … Continue reading

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Show 272: A Victory for Vengeance?: America’s Methods of Domination; Part Two

A Victory for Vengeance?: America’s Methods of Domination; Part Two For more than 30 years now, the United States has taken a turn to the Right in how we organize our society. Prison populations have skyrocketed, prison sentences and anti-crime … Continue reading

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Show 271: A Victory for Vengeance?: America’s Methods of Domination; Part One

A Victory for Vengeance?: America’s Methods of Domination; Part One For more than 30 years now, the United States has taken a turn to the Right in how we organize our society. Prison populations have skyrocketed, prison sentences and anti-crime … Continue reading

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