Feb 21, 2021 • 2HR 3M

Economic Uncertainty, Treating COVID, Cultural Literacy, Huck Finn, and the History of Segregation - What Happens Next - 2.21.2021

Guests include John Kay, Dr. Andrew Racine, E.D, Hirsch, Arnold Weinstein, and Peter Temin.

 
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John Kay

Bio: Emeritus Fellow at St. John’s College at Oxford
Topic: Radical Uncertainty
Reading: Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers is here

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Dr. Andrew Racine

Bio: Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Treating COVID

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E.D. Hirsch

Bio: Founder of Core Knowledge Foundation and Emeritus Professor of Education at U. Virginia
Topic: Cultural Literacy and Educating Citizens
Reading Assignment: How to Educate a Citizen is here

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Arnold Weinstein

Bio: Richard and Edna Salomon Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown
Topic: Why has Twain’s Huckleberry Finn become too controversial to teach?
Reading: Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn is here

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Peter Temin

Bio: Gray Professor Emeritus of Economics
Topic: History of Segregation
Reading: Temin’s new book: Never Together Introduction is here

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