Future Hindsight

Future Hindsight

futurehindsight.com
Now more than ever, the need to be an engaged citizen is critical. Future Hindsight presents interviews that explore how each of us has the power to shape our society and fulfill our shared civic responsibility.


Criminalizing Ecocide: Jojo Mehta
Mar 26 • 30 min
Jojo Mehta is the co-founder and director of Ecological Defense Integrity, a non-profit organization working to establish ecocide as a core international crime under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. We discuss the power of…
Climate Policy Failures: Leah Stokes
Mar 19 • 32 min
Leah Stokes is a professor at UCSB and the author of Short Circuiting Policy. She works on energy, climate and environmental politics. We talk about the successes and failures of clean energy policy in the US, and how energy companies are fighting back…
Climate Justice: Julian Brave NoiseCat
Mar 13 • 28 min
Julian Brave NoiseCat is Vice President of Policy and Strategy at Data for Progress, Narrative Change Director of The Natural History Museum, author, and a First Nations member. We discuss the need for climate justice, what we can learn from our…
Writing Climate Policy: Jerry Taylor
Mar 5 • 30 min
Jerry Taylor is the President and co-founder of the Niskanen Center, a non-partisan think tank that works to promote an open society. We talk about his conversion from climate denier to climate advocate, working behind the scenes to persuade Republican…
The Actual Cost of Fast Fashion: Jussara Lee
Feb 27 • 27 min
Jussara Lee is a renowned fashion designer living in New York City. She promotes ‘slow fashion’, hand-made garments, as well as reusing and recycling clothing. We talk about the high cost of fast fashion, our purchasing power as consumers, and the future…
The Future of Food: Lenore Newman
Feb 20 • 31 min
Lenore Newman holds the Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment at the University of the Fraser Valley. Her latest book is Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food. We discuss achieving food security through better management…
A Call to Arms: Bill McKibben
Feb 13 • 30 min
Bill McKibben is an author, educator, and legendary environmentalist. He is the Founder of 350.org, spearheaded the resistance to the Keystone Pipeline, and launched the fast-growing fossil fuel divestment movement. We talk about his new book Falter,…
Towards a Sustainable Future: Katherine Richardson
Feb 6 • 29 min
Katherine Richardson is the Leader of the Sustainability Science Centre at the University of Copenhagen and a Professor of Biological Oceanography. We discuss the needs of billions of people for food and energy, finding solutions within our finite…
The End of Welfare: Kathryn Edin (Rebroadcast)
Jan 30 • 27 min
Kathryn Edin is one of the nation’s leading poverty researchers, who works in the domains of welfare and low-wage work, family, and life, through direct, in-depth observations of the lives of low-income populations. We discuss the evisceration of welfare,…
Democracy and Freedom: Season Round Up
Jan 24 • 28 min
Revisit some of the highlights from Future Hindsight’s season on the forces that support democracy and a free society with Civics 101 Podcast hosts Hannah McCarthy and Nick Capodice, PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel, TurboVote founder Seth Flaxman, and…
Ending Urban Violence: Thomas Abt
Jan 17 • 31 min
Thomas Abt is a Senior Fellow at the Council on Criminal Justice, and author of Bleeding Out, The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence—and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets. We talk about why violence must be tackled first, how it is the…
The Meritocracy Trap: Daniel Markovits
Jan 10 • 39 min
Daniel Markovits is the author of The Meritocracy Trap as well as Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His book places meritocracy at the center of rising economic inequality and social political dysfunction. We talk about how the myth of…
Bipartisan Civil Discourse: Michael Baranowski
Jan 3 • 31 min
Michael Baranowski is the founder and one of the hosts of the popular podcast The Politics Guys. The podcast is a place for bipartisan, rational, and civil debate on American politics and policy. We discuss why civil dialogue is critical in a democracy,…
Protecting Free Speech: Suzanne Nossel
Dec 27, 2019 • 32 min
Suzanne Nossel is the CEO of PEN America, the world’s foremost human rights and free expression non-profit organization. We discuss the importance of the First Amendment for American democracy, Trump’s unprecedented attacks on the press, and the state of…
Practical Equality: Robert L. Tsai
Dec 20, 2019 • 28 min
Robert L. Tsai is a law professor at American University and an expert in constitutional law. His latest book, Practical Equality, is a call to arms for equality and social progress. We discuss why equality is essential for citizens in a democracy and how…
Deliberative Democracy: Jane Suiter and David Farrell of the Irish Citizens’ Assembly
Dec 13, 2019 • 30 min
Jane Suiter and David Farrell helped co-found the Irish Citizens’ Assembly, a deliberative forum that puts citizens at the heart of the considerations for constitutional and political reforms. We discuss how regular citizens can be trusted to weigh the…
Responsible Statecraft: Stephen Wertheim
Dec 6, 2019 • 27 min
Stephen Wertheim is the Deputy Director of Research and Policy at the Quincy Institute, an organization that promotes responsible statecraft. We discuss the history of our foreign policy, and why it is in the public interest of all Americans to move away…
Keeping Government Accountable: David Greising
Nov 29, 2019 • 26 min
David Greising is the President and CEO of the Better Government Association, Illinois’ only non-partisan full-service watchdog organization. Through investigative reporting and policy advocacy, BGA works towards transparency, efficiency, and…
Powering American Democracy: Seth Flaxman
Nov 22, 2019 • 27 min
Seth Flaxman is the co-founder of Democracy Works, a non-profit and non-partisan organization that aims to make voting simple and seamless. They provide tools for voters, such as TurboVote, as well as critical data infrastructure for elections. We talk…
Protecting our Elections: Marcia Johnson-Blanco
Nov 15, 2019 • 27 min
Marcia Johnson-Blanco is the Co-Director of the Voting Rights Project, an initiative of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. The program works to ensure voters have an equal opportunity to vote, to have that vote count, and to keep elections…
Podcasting for Democracy: Civics 101
Nov 8, 2019 • 28 min
Hannah McCarthy and Nick Capodice host Civics 101, the podcast refresher course about the basics of how American democracy works. We discuss the importance of empowering citizens and understanding the rules of our complex system, as well as the lasting…
Reimagining Civic Learning: Louise Dubé
Nov 1, 2019 • 28 min
Louise Dubé is the Executive Director of iCivics, an organization whose mission is to cultivate a new generation of students for thoughtful and active citizenship. We discuss the critical importance of high-quality civics education, the role of gaming for…
Of the People, By the People: Mila Atmos
Oct 25, 2019 • 10 min
Mila Atmos is the Founder and Host of Future Hindsight, this very podcast whose mission is to spark civic engagement. In this mini episode with Associate Producer Myriam Zumbühl, we discuss how we are all part of the government through the taxes we pay,…
The Sustaining Power of Passion: Mila Atmos
Oct 18, 2019 • 5 min
Mila Atmos is the Founder and Host of Future Hindsight, this very podcast whose mission is to spark civic engagement. In this mini episode with Associate Producer Myriam Zumbühl, we talk about the ongoing nature of civic engagement, the need to be…
The Three Dimensions of Freedom: Billy Bragg
Oct 11, 2019 • 43 min
Billy Bragg is an acclaimed songwriter, activist, and author. We recently sat down in front of a live audience at Columbia University’s Holder Initiative to discuss his latest book, The Three Dimensions of Freedom, the current state of Western Democracy,…
The Power of Civic Engagement: Mila Atmos
Oct 4, 2019 • 6 min
Mila Atmos is the Founder and Host of Future Hindsight, this very podcast whose mission is to spark civic engagement. In this mini episode with Associate Producer Myriam Zumbühl, we discuss what the term civic engagement means, and why we can only be…
The Time for Civic Engagement is Now: Mila Atmos
Sep 27, 2019 • 6 min
Mila Atmos is the Founder and Host of Future Hindsight, this very podcast whose mission is to spark civic engagement. In this mini episode with Associate Producer Myriam Zumbühl, we discuss how the podcast came to be and why we all need to participate in…
The Blueprint for American Democracy: Ezra Levin
Sep 13, 2019 • 32 min
Ezra Levin is the Co-Executive Director of Indivisible, whose mission is to cultivate a progressive grassroots movement. We discuss the urgency of democracy reform, structural issues that relate to our nation’s history, and how we can achieve a democracy…
The Ethics of Big Data: Matthew L. Jones
Sep 6, 2019 • 38 min
Matthew Jones is a historian of science and technology at Columbia University. We examine the moral and ethical elements of big data, the big business of the surveillance of our personal information online, and how we can demand solutions that reflect our…
Achieving Tolerable Climate: Jonathan Lamontagne
Aug 30, 2019 • 25 min
Jonathan Lamontagne is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Tufts University School of Engineering. In his recent study, he finds that immediate global action is required for robust climate abatement. We discuss the narrow window that…
The Crisis in Higher Education: Liz Willen
Aug 23, 2019 • 24 min
Liz Willen is the Editor in Chief of the Hechinger Report, an independent, nonprofit, and award-winning newsroom that covers inequality and innovation in education. We discuss who is attending and completing college, who is not, and why higher education…
The Economics of Health: James Knickman
Aug 16, 2019 • 27 min
James Knickman is a health economist and the Director of the Health Evaluation and Analytics Lab, a joint initiative on health policy and population health at NYU. We discuss the necessary components that contribute to better health outcomes in…
Eradicating Cash Bail: Robin Steinberg
Aug 9, 2019 • 28 min
Robin Steinberg is the founder and CEO of The Bail Project, an unprecedented national effort to combat mass incarceration by transforming the pretrial system in the U.S. We discuss how cash bail has been used to incarcerate millions of innocent people,…
The Human Rights of Women: Lynn Paltrow
Aug 2, 2019 • 33 min
Lynn Paltrow is the Founder and Executive Director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women. We take a deep dive into the consequences of recognizing fetal personhood for the human rights of women and how reproductive health is at the center of the fight…
Gender Parity: Melissa Mark-Viverito
Jul 26, 2019 • 25 min
Melissa Mark-Viverito is the former Speaker of the New York City Council and co-founder of the 21 in ’21 Initiative. She argues that electing women into government is critical for our society and democracy because their perspectives and experiences need…
Trailer: Probable Futures
Jul 19, 2019 • 4 min
In this upcoming season, we examine what our probable future is going to look like and interviewed guests with expertise in a variety of fields. We discuss the economics of healthcare, the probabilities of tolerable climate futures, the enormous…
Census 2020: Ashley Allison (Rebroadcast)
Jul 12, 2019 • 21 min
This interview with Ashley Allison of The Leadership Conference about the important role of the census for our democracy was originally released on October 5, 2018. She speaks eloquently about why we should all participate and be counted. We are reposting…
Micah White
Jun 28, 2019 • 25 min
Micah White is the lifelong activist who co-created Occupy Wall Street and the author of The End of Protest. He is also co-founder of Activist Graduate School, which is taught by, and for, experienced activists. We discuss the limitations of contemporary…
Dave Archambault II
Jun 21, 2019 • 28 min
Dave Archambault II is a global leader for Indigenous Peoples’ rights and the former Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota, where he led the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline. We discuss his advocacy for indigenous rights,…
Bearing Witness
Jun 15, 2019 • 3 min
In our interview with Jackie Zammuto of WITNESS, she provided a clear and comprehensive explanation of what to do when recording video. Listen to this how-to guide on the best way to conduct yourself if you ever have a chance to take a video of human…
Jackie Zammuto
Jun 14, 2019 • 23 min
Jackie Zammuto leads the programmatic work in the United States of WITNESS, an organization that makes it possible for anyone, anywhere to use video and technology to protect and defend human rights. We discuss how to use video more strategically and…
Alan Yarborough and Bill Steverson
Jun 7, 2019 • 25 min
Alan Yarborough is the communications coordinator in the Office of Government Relations of the Episcopal Church in Washington. Bill Steverson is a parishioner of the church in Tennessee. We discuss the power of civil discourse to engage despite…
María Urbina
May 31, 2019 • 23 min
Marí Urbina is the National Political Director of Indivisible, an organization that cultivates a grassroots movement of thousands of local Indivisible groups to elect progressive leaders, realize bold progressive policies. We discuss the power of…
Bradford Fitch
May 24, 2019 • 23 min
Brad Fitch is the President and CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation, a non-partisan non-profit organization that educates constituents on how Congress works, giving them a stronger voice in policy outcomes. We discuss the power of in-person…
Julianne Hoffenberg
May 17, 2019 • 23 min
Julianne Hoffenberg is the Director of Operations of the Gathering For Justice, a social justice organization founded by Harry Belafonte in 2005. We discuss the holistic, multi-pronged approach for effective advocacy, the practice of Kingian non-violence,…
L.A. Kauffman
May 10, 2019 • 25 min
L.A. Kauffman is a movement journalist and a grassroots organizer for more than thirty-five years. We discuss her book, How to Read a Protest, The Art of Organizing and Resistance, the history of mass protests in America, the role of women organizing…
Trailer: The Power of Protest?
May 3, 2019 • 1 min
Our new season examines the power of protest and other civic action. Guests include activists who protest and advocates who don’t, from Brad Fitch of the Congressional Management Foundation and Jackie Zammuto of WITNESS to Micah White, co-founder of…
Democracy Works: David Frum
Apr 27, 2019 • 43 min
This is a bonus episode from the Democracy Works podcast, which examines what it means to live in a democracy. Host Jenna Spinelle interviews David Frum, the author of Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic. He discusses how we can use the…
Beto O’Rourke (Rebroadcast)
Apr 19, 2019 • 27 min
This interview with former Congressman Beto O’Rourke was originally released on May 5, 2018. We are reposting this episode because he is now a candidate for the highest office of the land. He is again running a people-powered campaign, visiting as many…
Season Round Up: Poverty
Apr 12, 2019 • 8 min
Revisit some of the highlights of this season that gave us so much insight into poverty in America, added to our discourse, and helped us revise our thinking.
Kathryn Edin
Apr 5, 2019 • 27 min
Kathryn Edin is one of the nation’s leading poverty researchers, who works in the domains of welfare and low-wage work, family, and life, through direct, in-depth observations of the lives of low-income populations. We discuss the evisceration of welfare,…
Stephen Pimpare
Mar 29, 2019 • 26 min
Stephen Pimpare is a nationally recognized expert on poverty, homelessness, and U.S. Social policy, as well as a Faculty Fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. We discuss the history and deep indignities of…
Gail Joseph
Mar 22, 2019 • 24 min
Gail Joseph is the Founding Executive Director of Cultivate Learning at the University of Washington and the Bezos Family Foundation Distinguished Professor in Early Learning. We discuss the critical importance of high-quality programs, the costs to…
Dan Weissmann
Mar 15, 2019 • 25 min
Dan Weissmann is the host of a podcast on the cost of health care called An Arm and A Leg as well as a veteran reporter for outlets such as Marketplace and Planet Money. We discuss the complexities of picking a health insurance plan, the extreme vigilance…
Maria Foscarinis
Mar 8, 2019 • 24 min
Maria Foscarinis is the founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, and has advocated for solutions to homelessness at the national level since 1985. We discuss why housing is a human right, examine the leading…
Max Kenner
Mar 2, 2019 • 22 min
Max Kenner is the founder and executive director of the Bard Prison Initiative, a college that is spread across six interconnected prisons in New York State. We discuss the enduring value of the liberal arts, the immense power of an education on reducing…
Stephen Bright
Feb 22, 2019 • 23 min
Stephen Bright served as the director of the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta, and is currently a lecturer at Yale Law School, as well as professor of practice at Georgia State College of Law. We discuss the death penalty in the United States…
Ross Morales Rocketto
Feb 15, 2019 • 24 min
Ross Morales Rocketto is co-founder of Run For Something, an organization that supports diverse, young progressives running for state and local office. We discuss which candidates win, why building a bench of local and state politicians is important, and…
Season 5 Trailer: Ross Morales Rocketto
Feb 6, 2019 • 1 min
“Telling these types of stories, showing people that it’s not just white dudes who are lawyers, who have a lot of money, that can do this type of work is one of the most effective ways for us to try to show folks they can do it too.” Ross Morales…
Ted Dintersmith
Nov 16, 2018 • 24 min
Ted Dintersmith is an avid education advocate and the author of What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America. We discuss why developing a child’s human potential as a fulfilled and self-supporting citizen should be the top…
Ben Theodore
Nov 9, 2018 • 23 min
Ben Theodore is an avid community activist in Brooklyn, as well as a program associate at the NYC Department of Education. His passion for civic engagement shows how it can transform our society. We discuss the power of local politics and grassroots…
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.
Nov 2, 2018 • 23 min
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D., is the CEO of PRRI, a leading scholar, and the author of The End of White Christian America. PRRI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that conducts independent research at the intersection of religion, culture, and public…
Max Feldman
Oct 27, 2018 • 24 min
Max Feldman serves as Counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU, a nonpartisan institute that works to improve our democracy and judicial system. We discuss the powers of voting, the need to modernize election systems and…
Cristóbal Alex
Oct 19, 2018 • 23 min
Cristóbal Alex is the President of Latino Victory, an organization that works to grow Latino political power by empowering voters, donors, and candidates. We discuss why it is essential to increase Latino representation in government, how to include this…
Phil Polakoff
Oct 12, 2018 • 22 min
Phil Polakoff is a physician with a distinguished career in public health and clinical medicine, the CEO of A Healthier We, and a consulting professor at Stanford University of Medicine. We discuss how an emphasis on prevention coupled with innovations in…
Ashley Allison
Oct 5, 2018 • 21 min
Ashley Allison is the Executive Vice President of Campaigns and Programs at The Leadership Conference, the nation’s premier civil and human rights coalition. We discuss how the census is a cornerstone of our democracy. The data it provides is vital for…
Esther de Rothschild and Aicha Cherif
Sep 28, 2018 • 24 min
Esther de Rothschild is the founder of The Love Vote, a platform where people who cannot vote, mobilize those who can. Together with Outreach Director Aicha Cherif, we discuss how love can be a strong motivator for voting. Eligible voters are moved to…
Brian Miller
Sep 21, 2018 • 23 min
Brian Miller is the Executive Director of Nonprofit VOTE, an organization that partners with other nonprofits to integrate voter engagement into their ongoing activities. We discuss the importance of promoting voter registration to achieve full…
Season 4 Trailer: Brian Miller
Sep 14, 2018 • 1 min
A sneak peek of the first episode of Season 4: Brian Miller makes a case for registering and voting. National Voter Registration Day is on September 25, 2018.
Pam Elam and Namita Luthra
Aug 24, 2018 • 22 min
Pam Elam and Namita Luthra serve on the Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Fund. Their Monumental Women campaign will bring the first statue commemorating real women to New York City’s Central Park in 2020. We discuss…
Michael Faye
Aug 17, 2018 • 23 min
Michael Faye is the president and co-founder of GiveDirectly, an organization that sends cash directly to people living in extreme poverty. We discuss why we should use cash as a new benchmark for international aid, unpack false assumptions about…
Maria Yuan
Aug 11, 2018 • 24 min
Maria Yuan is the founder of Issue Voter, an organization whose mission is to make civic engagement accessible, efficient, and impactful. We talk about the importance of being informed on the bills before Congress, communicating your priorities and…
Rachel Leyland and Dr. Kendra Abel
Aug 3, 2018 • 25 min
Rachel Leyland and Kendra Abel are public school teachers in Oklahoma City who participated in the walkout in April of 2018. We discuss how the walkout shed light on the problems caused by chronic underfunding of public education, the power of standing…
Scott Warren
Jul 27, 2018 • 25 min
Scott Warren is the CEO and co-founder of Generation Citizen, an organization that works to ensure students in the United States receive an effective civics education. We talk about the unique power of political action to bring about change and the need…
Brent Wilkes
Jul 20, 2018 • 24 min
Brent Wilkes is the former CEO of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and a lifelong advocate for Latino rights. We discuss what fair and comprehensive immigration could be, the positive impact of immigrant labor in the US economy, and…
Mark Hetfield
Jul 13, 2018 • 26 min
Mark Hetfield is the President and CEO of HIAS, the oldest refugee assistance organization in operation. We discuss our humanitarian obligations to refugees, the tremendous benefits that they bring to American society, and bust the misconceptions about…
Paul Lagunes
Jul 6, 2018 • 25 min
Paul Lagunes is a Columbia University political scientist whose scholarship focuses on corruption in the Americas. His current book project is Corruption and Oversight: Insights from Field Experiments. We define corruption, discuss how it relates to…
Ian Bremmer
May 26, 2018 • 32 min
Ian Bremmer is a prolific thought leader and author, the president and founder of Eurasia Group, and foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at TIME Magazine. His most recent bestseller is Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism. We discuss how…
Shafi Goldwasser
May 19, 2018 • 33 min
Shafi Goldwasser is an award-winning mathematician and computer scientist and the Director of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley. Her most notable work is in cryptography and zero knowledge proof. We discuss the promise of…
Jennifer March
May 12, 2018 • 27 min
Jennifer March is the Executive Director of the Citizen’s Committee for Children of New York. This non-profit and nonpartisan child advocacy organization combines public policy research and data analysis with citizen action. We discuss family…
Beto O’Rourke
May 5, 2018 • 27 min
Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke represents his hometown, El Paso, TX. Currently a Candidate for US Senate, he is running a people-powered campaign, visiting every single county in Texas and listening to the needs and concerns of the state’s…
Ruth Milkman
Apr 28, 2018 • 31 min
Ruth Milkman is a sociologist of labor and labor movements, and Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and at the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies. We examine the role of unions for workers, the…
Robert Hammond
Apr 21, 2018 • 27 min
Robert Hammond is the executive director and co-founder of Friends of the High Line, which was the driving force behind turning an abandoned elevated railroad in New York City into a public park. We discuss the essential role of a city’s public open…
Nick Ehrmann
Apr 14, 2018 • 25 min
Nick Ehrmann is the founder and president of Blue Engine, which was borne from the discovery that the strongest predictor of college completion is sustained academic rigor in high school coursework. The organization re-imagines the classroom in order to…
Tyler Ruzich
Apr 7, 2018 • 22 min
Tyler Ruzich is a 17-year old Republican candidate for governor of Kansas, one of eight teens in the race this year. We discuss what it means to be a Republican of the next generation, why it’s important to get involved now, and what young people can do…
Season 2 Trailer
Mar 31, 2018 • 0 min
A sneak peek of our next episode: civic engagement requires no minimum age. Tyler Ruzich, 17-year old Kansan, shows us how.
Ai-Jen Poo
Mar 10, 2018 • 21 min
Ai-Jen Poo is an award-winning activist and a leading advocate for domestic workers’ rights. We discuss the elder boom, the increasing importance of domestic work in our society, and how we can engage to demand a new Caring infrastructure.
Andrea Miller (Part 2)
Mar 6, 2018 • 20 min
Andrea Miller is the president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health. We talk about the broad support among men for Roe vs. Wade, the Hyde Amendment, and the two most damaging misconceptions about abortions. This interview belongs to a…
Andrea Miller (Part 1)
Mar 3, 2018 • 24 min
Andrea Miller is the president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health. We talk about the impact that reproductive legislation has in society and how it’s historically been affected by safety and public health concerns. This interview belongs to…
Joe Hartigan
Feb 24, 2018 • 25 min
Joe Hartigan is a retired NYC Fire Department lieutenant and community activist since 1995. We explore the ways in which we can become advocates for our communities by focusing on specific issues, joining forces, and staying persistent.
Roland Augustine
Feb 17, 2018 • 23 min
Roland Augustine is an art dealer, tireless activist, and active member at the Bard College Prison Initiative. We discuss the necessity of finding new ways of activism for social justice in our daily lives.
James Doty
Feb 10, 2018 • 28 min
James R. Doty, MD, is a neurosurgeon and clinical professor at Stanford University. He shows us how to shape our own lives and of those around us by reframing, practicing compassion, and living with an open heart.
Richard Betts
Feb 3, 2018 • 29 min
Richard K. Betts, Ph.D, is the Director of the Saltzmann Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. We talk about how we can be meaningful stakeholders in foreign policy by voting and supporting political movements.
Matt Kalmans
Jan 27, 2018 • 28 min
Matt Kalmans is the CEO and co-founder of Applecart, a strategic political consultancy and lab. We discuss the power of voting, how social pressure can influence our actions, and the ways in which science and technology can help us understand our…
Bernard Harcourt
Jan 20, 2018 • 22 min
Bernard Harcourt is an author, lawyer, and critical theorist. In our conversation, we discover that civic engagement is a learned skill, the power of collective action, and the importance of remembering our truths and values.
Premier Trailer
Jan 18, 2018 • 1 min
A sneak peak of the first episode of Future Hindsight — Bernard Harcourt discusses why and how civic engagement matters.
Future Hindsight Trailer
Jan 7, 2018 • 1 min
The Future Hindsight podcast launched on January 20, 2018. Join us for our premier episode where we interview Bernard Harcourt to speak about civic engagement and The Holder Initiative.