RadioACTive: January 15, 2020

  • January 15, 2020
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Conspiracy Theories: Philosophers Connect the Dots, The Informant: Original Reporting on Hate and Extremism

Tonight's Lineup: 

Nick Martin Editor of The Informant, a new publication that reports and gathers intelligence on extremists and hate groups in the U.S.

Conspiracy Theories: Philosophers Connect the Dots:

Philosophers of diverse backgrounds and persuasions focus their lenses on the phenomenon of the conspiracy theory, its psychological causes, its typical shape, and its political consequences. With guests:

  • Professor Richard V. Greene, Director of the Richard Richards Institute for Ethics, Department of Political Science at Weber State University and Philosophy and Executive Director of the Society for Skeptical Studies, a philosophical society formed to promote discussion and research on topics related to skepticism. 
  • Dr. Rachel Robison-Greene, Postdoctoral Fellow at Utah State University, Philosophy  

  

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Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer/Host: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Nick Burns
  • Volunteers: Natalie Benoy, Isabella Sabala

 

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