Speaker: Joseph Cohen

EMTs and Society

Today, we discuss emergency medical workers’ role in society, and what you can learn about contemporary American by following them around.

Vocational Training and Working Class Colleges

We discuss whether working class students are served well by a higher ed curriculum that eschews vocational training.

How Will Society Change in Response to COVID19?

How did COVID19 happen? Why did we botch its handling? How will society change in response to the virus?

COVID-19 in Italy: A Week Later

We revisit our Italian colleagues to see what has transpired since we spoke to them last week.

COVID-19 in Italy

COVID-19 is coming to the USA. I ask our colleagues in Italy what our future holds.

Working at Wal-Mart

We discuss Wal-Mart workers’ working working conditions and organizing efforts with Adam Reich at Columbia University.

Making Money and Getting Follows in Class

We discuss the ethics of assigning books and rewarding social media follows in your classes.

The Paywall and the ASA

The Trump Administration proposed making publicly-funded open access upon publication. The ASA started sounding the alarms.

How Society Handles Mental Health Problems

We discuss how society managed mental health problems with Neil Gong from the University of Michigan.

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