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A Worldview Apart

Feb 16, 2018

Lauren Markham is a writer and reporter based in Northern California and works with immigrant communities in the Bay Area, in California. Her book The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life was named a 2017 Critic's Pick by the New York Times, among other honors. She and Eric talk about...


Feb 14, 2018

Katherine Elmer is a clinical herbalist at the Burlington Herb Clinic, founder of Spoonful Herbals, and educates people on the value of plant-based healing. She teaches courses on herbal medicine at the University of Vermont, and also participates in the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Integrative Health...


Feb 9, 2018

Dr. Brian Ricca is the superintendent of the Montpelier Public School System, in Montpelier, Vermont. He joins Eric to talk about Montpelier High School’s recent decision to fly a Black Lives Matter flag for the month of February to honor Black History Month. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago, and has a...


Feb 7, 2018

In this solo episode Eric talks about how the prejudices people harbor serve as the foundations of the discriminatory behavior that causes so much harm in our modern world. He explores how the atrophy of people’s capacity for empathy creates space for these prejudices to take root, and offers strategies to strengthen...