Oct 28, 2021
Nathaniel Baum-Snow of the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management discusses how the Interstate Highway System changed America's cities, how a similar investment in infrastructure changed China's, and what lessons we can learn from both as Congress debates an ambitious overhaul of America's infrastructure.
Oct 21, 2021
Why are political foes important to democracy? Turns out, they keep you from turning against your allies. Bob Talisse, Chair of the Philosophy Department at Vanderbilt University and author of 'Sustaining Democracy: What We Owe to the Other Side' explains.
Oct 14, 2021
What does polling from Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan tell us about how Americans view foreign wars and our likelihood to get involved in one again? Arjun Moorthy from The Factual discusses on this episode of YDHTY.
Oct 7, 2021
Quassim Cassam of the University of Warwick discusses the philosophical distinctions of a political extremist, the link between extremism and conspiracy theory, and how the current political conditions in the US eerily resemble those that created the 9/11 hijackers.