Pulling the Strings

4 segments

Claims that “The Revolution will be Tweeted” may not always be the case. On today’s show, Evgeny Morozov looks at whether the Internet may turn out to be more of a boon to authoritarian governments than to democracy. Then, comic Pat Cooper talks about his life and career. Also, we’ll look at the many cliches in professional sports with a behavioral economist and a writer for Sports Illustrated. Plus, James Miller discusses his collection of short biographies of twelve influential philosophers.