Ep. #52 – Arlie Russell Hochshild

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017
Ep. #52 – Arlie Russell Hochshild

Cymene and Dominic talk secret information, anxious white masculinity, emotional labor and neoliberal America’s bus to nowhere. Then (17:48) Berkeley sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild joins us to talk about her five year long foray among Louisiana Tea Party supporters that led to her marvelous book, Strangers in their own Land (New Press), a National Book […]

Ep. #50 – Annise Parker

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016
Ep. #50 – Annise Parker

Cymene and Dominic ring out 2016 by sharing a few energy and environment stories you might have missed. Then (22:11) we welcome to the podcast Annise Parker, three term mayor of Houston (2010-2016), now a fellow at Rice University’s Doerr Institute for New Leaders. As Houston’s greenest mayor, we reflect on the major environmental accomplishments […]

Standing Rock 2 (feat. Nick Estes & Kristen Simmons)

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016
Standing Rock 2 (feat. Nick Estes & Kristen Simmons)

We’re offering some food for thought on Standing Rock this Thanksgiving week. Our guests are the brilliant scholar-activists Nick Estes and Kristen Simmons who help us to better understand what has happened with the water protectors over the past two months and especially during dramatic recent events at the camp. Nick Estes is Kul Wicasa […]