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.
An hour-long mind-blowing revolutionary no-holds-barred assault on society. Bart and Jeanine begin by preparing a presentation for the Board, and wind up discussing Ethics in Art, the subtle dangers of language through the ages, superheroes, local festivals, and how to perform public ethical acts.
Are librarians the defenders of free speech, fair use, and intellectual property? Jeanine and Bart discuss copyright law with University of Michigan Library's copyright expert Molly Kleinman. We consider the ethics of fair use of copyrighted material in the age of Kid Rock, Girl Talk, Leonardo Da Vinci, and more!