Now more than ever, the need to be an engaged citizen is critical. Future Hindsight presents interviews that explore how each of us has the power to shape our society and fulfill our shared civic responsibility.
The Future of Antitrust: Zephyr Teachout
Zephyr Teachout is an activist, professor, and author of Break ‘Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money. We discuss how monopolies are deeply anti-democratic and how we can break them up by enforcing existing anti-trust laws, which protect our democracy.
A Keynesian Future: Zach Carter
Zach Carter is the author of The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, which was just selected as one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by Publishers Weekly. We learn about Keynes, his economic theories, and potential future applications of his principles in today's uncertain world.
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This is a thought-provoking season of visionary and practical ideas to reimagine our future in a post pandemic and post trump world.
We cover everything from needing to be civically engaged all the time, which is to say in between elections, education, policing our communities, and having the courage to think big when it comes to rebuilding our economy.
Lasting Civic Engagement: Maria Yuan
Maria Yuan is the founder of IssueVoter, a non-partisan civic engagement platform whose mission is to give everyone a voice in our democracy. It helps voters track bills before Congress, sends their opinions to their representatives, and puts together a personalized scorecard on the representative’s voting record. We discuss how we can create a healthier democracy through technology and civic engagement.
October Surprise: Devlin Barrett
Devlin Barrett is a Washington Post reporter and author of October Surprise: How the FBI Tried to Save Itself and Crashed an Election. We discuss how the FBI’s work culture and its transformation into a national security agency led to a series of monumental misjudgments, and examine how a similar future fate can be averted.
Building Authoritarian Power: Nathan Stoltzfus
Nathan Stoltzfus is the Dorothy and Jonathan Rintels Professor of Holocaust Studies at Florida State University and author of Hitler’s Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany. We discuss how Hitler used popularity, legitimacy, and ideology to build power for himself and the Nazi Party.
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Absolutely amazing podcast
Great guests and informative conversations. Please keep making these! Add a patreon so we can donate!
This show is crucial to anyone interested in social issues and civic engagement. The conversation is far ranging yet focused. The guests are always interesting and Mila is a very skilled host.
Trump bashing podcast this was bad
This has nothin to do with conspiracy theory it was a bad episode to push a leftist agenda and bash Trump. Shame on you for portraying women as idiots. This is a terrible podcast