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Bird’s Eye - Myth and Materialism, Prospects for Global MythJoin the editors as they conclude their discussion of myth and politics, examining the relationship between belief and material reality, and the prospects for a global myth.Spectacles MediaSpectaclesJoin Harry & Philip for the conclusion of their discussion of myth

Bird’s Eye - Myth and Materialism, Prospects for Global Myth
Join the editors as they conclude their discussion of myth and politics, examining the relationship between belief and material reality, and the prospects for a global myth.
Join Harry & Philip for the conclusion of their discussion of myth & politics, exploring the possibility of future global myths and the waning power of the myth of America.

Focus - Bureaucratic Tyranny With Democratic Characteristics
Europe’s increasing attractiveness as a model for reformers in the United States, while justified, is cause for an evaluation of political tradeoffs.
Harry dives into an examination of social democracies in Europe, explaining how their vast welfare states have creates highly bureaucratized and not extremely accountable state apparatuses, and what lessons this yields for American progressives.

Insight - The Life-and-Death Debate for Liberal Democracy
The elimination of religion from politics is a white-whale goal for many liberals. But is it achievable or desirable?
Philip responds to an NYT Op-Ed, explaining a running theme of the recent Bird's Eye series: that religion or myth is not so easily separable from politics. In fact, our progress toward that end could be the cause of much of our unhealthy modern politics.
Insight - Housing Crises and Interest Group Deception
Following the passage of significant housing legislation in California, NIMBY interest groups maintain a misleading facade in their opposition.
Harry explains California Senate Bills 9 & 10, what they could mean for the future of housing policy, and what the fight over them can teach us about interest groups in America. Join Harry & Philip for the Reflection on this episode, as they discuss interest groups and some more key lessons.
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