Listen to Episode 168 of Slate’s The Gist:
From campus codes to moderated online forums, fairness is the rule. On The Gist, Hua Hsu explains why top-down mandates for civility don’t work. Plus, Harvard sociologist Orlando Patterson explains why a national conversation about race just isn’t possible. He editing the forthcoming book The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth. For the Spiel, the Gambian goof.
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