Sunday, April 29, 2012 | Categories: Episodes
What if there was a group of people being oppressed and discriminated against, sometimes to the point of death, simply because of who they were? One might call it racism, sexism, homophobia, anti-semitism ... whatever term was most approriate. But what if the target was children ... all children? Elizabeth Young-Bruehl called that kind of systemic oppression "childism". Her latest book Childism: Confronting Prejudice Against Children was just about to be published when she died suddenly last December. Carol Gilligan is a professor at New York University and a supporter of both Young-Bruehl and her ideas around childism.
Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career
The Sunday Edition, acknowledging the onset of convocation season, broadcasts an extremely popular TED Talk given by Larry Smith, professor of economics at the University of Waterloo at the 2011 TEDxWaterloo event. The talk, "Why you will fail to have a great career", was a hit at the event and on the web. TED is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of "Ideas Worth Spreading."
For related lnks and music in this hour ...
Related Links for Childism:
Related Links for Career:
Music in Hour Three:
Time 2, by Ewan Dobson
Richard's Reel, by James Hill and Anne Davison
Nobody Can Turn Me Around, by The Sojourners
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, by the Lenny Solomon Trio