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Braving the U.S. Election
Season 2, Ep. 2
Listen in on this conversation with renowned psychohistorian, Dr. Robert Jay Lifton, and esteemed psychoanalyst/political commentator, Dr. Andrew Samuels, as they discuss the upcoming U.S. election. Our guests tackle a range of topics related to the current political storms. They call attention to the ways that human psychology and passion inform and intersect with the political. Their insights provide steady ground for turbulent times.
What’s Systemic about Racism?
Season 2, Ep. 1
Listen in on this enlightening conversation with internationally-renowned philosopher and professor, Dr. Judith Butler and esteemed critical social theorist/psychoanalyst, Dr. Patricia Clough as they discuss systemic racism. Our guests offer a clear and understandable explanation of what differentiates systemic racism from individual prejudice. They also call attention to the ways that COVID has disproportionately impacted people of color and placed a powerful demand on us to begin a process of mourning. This episode is sure to raise listeners’ awareness and understanding of this pressing issue.
Border Crisis: A Psychoanalyst and Filmmaker Confront Family Separation
Season 1, Ep. 5
Listen in to the inspiring conversation with psychologist/psychoanalyst, Dr. Spyros Orfanos, and award-winning documentary filmmaker, Ellen Goosenberg Kent. Our guests explore the intersections of their work with refugees, asylum seekers, and those enduring family separation. Both take you into the heart of their encounters with this difficult issue. This episode is sure to evoke empathy and desire for action in the face of brutal injustice.