Shame (Repeat)

July 23, 2017
(was 04.19.2015)

Social media has brought us all closer together.  Sometimes that's a good thing.  But when it comes to online shaming, it's a bad thing.  People get humiliated on Twitter, savaged in public forums and women get rape and death threats.  This hour, we explore our great renaissance of public shaming. 

  1. Public Shaming on the Internet

    Jon Ronson talks about the renaissance of public shaming that's happening online.

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  2. Shame-Based Sentencing Instead of Jail Time

    Mike Hubacek talks about the creative, shame-based sentence he received after he killed two people while driving drunk in 1996.

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  3. The Upside of Shame: Promoting Positive Change

    Jennifer Jacquet explains how public shaming can be used to promote political change and social reform.

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  4. Dangerous Idea: Universal Recess!

    Mary Kay Zuravleff's Dangerous Idea?  Universal Recess.  For everyone.  Eight times a day.

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  5. Sowing Your Wild Oats in Mid-Life

    Robin Rinaldi was mid-life, mid-career and mid-married when she launcher her wild oats project -- a year spent exploring sex.

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