What does nature teach us about organizing societies, governments and businesses? [dur: 28mins. ]
- Rafe Sagarin (1971-2015) was a research scientist with the Institute of the Environment at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ and the Program Manager for Oceans at Biosphere 2, where he was working to transform Biosphere 2’s ocean biome into a living model of the Gulf of California. He is the author of, Learning from the Octopus: How Secrets From Nature Can Help Us Fight Terrorism Attacks, Natural Disasters and Disease.
What are the effects of incivility, vilification and hate speech? What are the effects of political incivility and vilification on pubic policy and political participation? On democracy? How do they compare to hate speech? Where are the legal lines drawn? [ dur: 29mins. ]
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- Robert Entman is a Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He is an expert in political communication and is the author of Democracy without Citizens: Media and the Decay of American Politics.
- Steven Heyman is a Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is an expert in constitutional and free speech law and is the author of Free Speech and Human Dignity.
- Michael Wagner is an Associate Professor in Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Wisconsin Madison. He is an expert in political communication and is the co-author of Political Behavior of the American Electorate.