Posts containing the tag "history".






Is terrain theory a conspiracy?

Owen Kelly inquires into the heated arguments between proponents of the germ theory and the terrain theory of disease transmission.






The Brooklyn Brain

We go back to June 21, 1950 to listen to episode 15 of 2000 Plus & learn about the future that people in the 1950s looked forward to.




Cultural democracy & community

Owen Kelly asks how culture and community relate to each other, and what we might actually do to foster community and cultural democracy.




Trick or Treat

On October 31, 1938 Orson Welles broadcast an version of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”: one of the great media hoaxes of the 20th century.




Acts of Transfer

Sophie Hope, Lizzie Lloyd and Katy Beinart recorded a live conversation at a public event to launch Acts of Transfer.






Old Words: Making Nothing Happen

Francois Matarasso reads Making Nothing Happen, a talk he first gave in September 2016. He has revised it in the light of current events.




Year One: A Reflection

Co-host François Matarasso returns to talk with Arlene Goldbard about the first year of A Culture of Possibility.