Posts by colin

Conflicts of Interest

This week we talk about business ethics, revolving doors, and Halliburton.

We also discuss nepotism, the CIA’s AWS, and Wall Street speeches.

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Whataboutism

This week we talk about ad hominem, Soviet propaganda, and red herrings.

We also discuss Pravda, logical fallacies, and hypocrisy.

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Moral Revulsion

  • April 25, 2017
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This week we talk about chemical weapons, North Korea, and misspeaking on camera.

We also discuss Yugoslavia, the MOAB, and Aleppo.

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Bots

  • April 18, 2017
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On this week’s episode we talk about chatbots, social media cheats, and robot lawyers.

We also discuss logic trees, digital familiars, and the Matthew Effect.

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Coal

  • April 11, 2017
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On this week’s episode we talk about fossil fuels, the EPA, and the yoga industry.

We also discuss the Carboniferous period, clean coal, and corporate sociopathy.

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Let's Know Things is a podcast about adding context to the news. Each episode, host Colin Wright unspools a news item and discusses the broader topics that make it relevant and worth understanding.

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