Find the links to our scheduled discussions here:

Jan 13: The Happiness Ruse, an examination of the current fixation on happiness, at

Feb 10: The Jokes Always Saved Us: Humour in the Time of Stalin (humor and political satire).

Mar 9: One podcast and two articles:

  1. Can Rural America Be Saved? podcast by Pitchfork Economics
  2. Who Killed the Knapp Family? New York Times
  3. Something Special is Happening in Rural America New York Times