other media recommendations, 2019

E-mail Newsletters:


  • Politics/News:
    • BBC World Service: The Inquiry – Through a series of interviews and perspectives, “The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world”
    • MPR News with Kerri Miller – “Conversations on news and culture in Minnesota and around the world”
    • Today Explained – “Today, Explained is Vox’s daily explainer podcast — bringing you the biggest news every day with guests, context, radio drama, and more.”
  • Science or healthcare-leaning:
    • Nature – The latest science and research
    • Everyday Ethics – “Unpacking today’s moral quandaries so you don’t have to™”
    • Nevertheless – “Celebrating the women transforming teaching and learning through technology.”
    • Second Opinion – “promotes good health, improves doctor/patient communication and empowers viewers to take charge of their own healthcare”
  • Literary:
    • Poetry off the Shelf – “explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.”
    • The Partially Examined Life – “Philosophy, philosophers and philosophical texts. The format is an informal roundtable discussion, with each episode loosely focused on a short reading that introduces at least one “big” philosophical question, concern, or idea.”
    • The Slowdown – “U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry.”
    • Modern Love – “features the popular New York Times column, with readings by notable personalities and updates from the essayists themselves.”

Other notable reads: Articles worth checking out.

  • Young, I. M. (2006). Responsibility and global justice: A social connection model. Social philosophy and policy23(1), 102-130.
  • Tatum, B. D. (2000). The complexity of identity: Who am I. Readings for diversity and social justice2, 5-8.
  • Lugones, M. (1987). Playfulness,“world”‐travelling, and loving perception. Hypatia2(2), 3-19.


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