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Madness in America: Part II

TAA 0012 – C. Travis Webb and Steven Fullwood continue their conversation about what it means to be “healthy” in America. Is it possible to engage politically and maintain a reasonable amount of faith in one’s agency? C.T. WEBB 00:16 [music] Good afternoon, good morning or good evening and welcome to the American Age Podcast. Today I’m talking to Steven Fullwood again. Steven, how are you doing? S. FULLWOOD 00:23 Pretty good. Pretty good. How are you doing today, Travis? C.T. WEBB 00:26 Yeah, pretty good. Steve and I are trying a new thing where we warm up the conversation a little bit before we start recording to relax because Steve and I actually– we haven’t known each other very long at all. So I got to know him through Seph and so– S. FULLWOOD 00:41 For one dinner. C.T. WEBB 00:42 –we were kind of just feeling each other out. That’s right. That’s right. S. FULLWOOD 00:43 One dinner. C.T. WEBB 00:44 Over a great dinner. A great dinner actually [laughter]. Yeah, that’s right. That’s right. So we thought today that we would continue our conversation from last time. Not last week. So this would be too weeks ago. But we were talking about– Steven suggested a topic on just insanity, madness in America and what that means. Why are we and why are we so crazy as...

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Madness in America: Part III

TAA 0013 – C. Travis Webb, Seph Rodney, and Steven Fullwood continue their discussion on madness in America. Is it a kind of madness to focus so exhaustively on race? Why do we so often return to race as a way to categorize ourselves in America? C.T. WEBB 00:00 [music] Good afternoon, good morning or good evening and welcome to the American Age Podcast. Today our setup is a little bit different. I’m actually talking to you from Yosemite Valley and Steven and Seph are back in New York. And we’re doing something a little bit different with the format for those of you that listen. I know a few of you do. We’re actually going to be tightening up the episodes a little bit. So we’re going to be shooting for 30, 35 minutes on the long side, between 30 and 35. But we’re going to come back to topics and revisit them if we feel like they’ll be fruitful topics for discussion. So today we’re coming back to the topic that Steven and I discussed last week, which was Madness in America, and that was Madness in America Part 2. And Seph listened to that and our podcast on it and has some things to contribute and so we thought we’d start the conversation there. So Seph if you’d like to lead us in? S. RODNEY 01:10...

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