The “Mature Minor” Edition
Escalating threats to democratic elections, minors’ rights to vaccination, and Josh Levin on the podcast One Year: 1977.
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ere are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Slate’s One Year: 1977
The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth, by Josh Levin
Ulysses, by James Joyce
Here’s this week’s chatter:
John: Gaia Pianigiani and Emma Bubola for the New York Times: “Italy’s Government to Ban Cruise Ships From Venice”; the New York Times: “How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born?”
Josie: Detransition, Baby, by Torrey Peters
David: City Cast: “City Cast Expands to 8 New Cities”
Listener chatter from Chris Heuberger, @chrisbup: David Owen for the New Yorker: “How a Young Activist Is Helping Pope Francis Battle Climate Change”; Solvable podcast: “Mapping Catholic Lands Can Help Solve Biodiversity Loss and Climate Change.”
For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, John, Josie and David give classical music another review.
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.
Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.