And here’s the piece by Jason Mittell about The Wire and Lost.
And you can find the most excellent Radiolab podcast about weights and measures here.
And the Jess Zimmerman piece about #NOTALLMEN is here.
In this week’s episode: Deuteronomy 16-19. We explore the novel legal construct of “home free” for accidental murderers, and how a sanctuary system once set up for unintentional killers has been employed to shelter asylum seekers from persecution. And, last, we consider the practicality of private revenge and the rights of the blood-redeemer in the present day.
In this week’s episode: Deuteronomy 12-15. We look at the Shemitta or “Release” and consider the arguments for and against debt forgiveness before concluding that besides being the right thing to do, it might stimulate economic growth and make our lives better!
And if you’re curious about the millennium debt forgiveness movement, click here.