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Celebrated dancers and teachers of their art, Peter Sparling and Sheila Graziano join Bart and Jeanine for the second part of a conversation on the ethics of teaching dance, the rights and responsibilities of their craft and the ends of dance itself.

Barton Bund and Jeanine Delay discuss what it means to be a Civic Ethicist. Recorded October 27, 2009.

Parents whose schedules are controlled by your 4 or 5 year old children's sport practices and games, this discussion is for you.

Parents  whose children are approaching 14 and are worried that your child is not going to be the next superstar on the court or field, this discussion is also for you.

Transparency is a phenomenon that we comfortably recall from our elementary school science classes. Why is that?  One reason could be that  it is easy to understand and to demonstrate: transparent objects are the ones we can see through. Another reason, however, could be that transparency has ethical properties too. If we have the ability to  see through something, then we believe we can get a more truthful and non-distorted image or understanding of it.

Bart and Jeanine discuss ethics in social work and privacy at the Wellness Community, a free program for cancer patients and their families. With Executive Director Barb Hiltz and Program Director Bonnie Dockham.

Bart and Jeanine talk with legendary Holistic Health Practitioner Linda Diane Feldt about the ethics in the world of alternative medicine. An eye-opening hour-long discussion of health care outside of the mainstream system. For mature listeners only. This podcast contains explicit adult themes not appropriate for young listeners.

Our talk with City Council Member Christopher Taylor. After a mini-fracas involving emails and emoticons between Council Members, Taylor discusses with Bart and Jeanine how this small event speaks to the peaks and valleys of public service. Now that the dust has settled and the small matter seems to have blown over, the conversation turns to the role of the representative and his approach to ethical governance. This lively and fascinating discussion was recorded Thursday, July 2, 2009.

Social workers are teachers, therapists, advocates, and police all rolled into one. They are in the trenches at the center of the school system, caught between the faculty, administration, students, parents, and school board. Join Bart and Jeanine in their hour-long discussion with Jennifer Cotter of the Livonia Public Schools.

Visionary graphic artist and former consultant for Design For Democracy, an AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) project to reshape the way we vote. A fascinating discussion of how design affects our daily lives, and how we might redesign our world.

Bart and Jeanine talk with Tamara Real of the Arts Alliance about art and advocacy.

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