From the Outside Looking In: Online Tracking, an Unconventional Politician, Staying Stubborn

4 segments

On today’s show: ProPublica’s Julia Angwin explains how online marketers are gathering more of your offline data to create increasingly intrusive and targeted ads. Then Jón Gnarr explains how he went from launching a political party in order to satirize Iceland’s political system to being elected mayor of Reykjavík. We’ll find out how Detroit went from making cars to producing a bomber an hour during World War II. And constitutional law professor Richard H. Weisberg praises intransigence in an age of increasing flexibility.