In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the history of #GivingTuesday.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Giving Tuesday has become as familiar a Thanksgiving holiday ritual as Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Natalia referred to political philosopher Rob Reich’s book, Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Betterand his Washington Post opinion piece; Niki referenced this Vox article.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia shared Ed Yong’s Atlantic article, “Even Health-Care Workers With Long Covid Are Being Dismissed.”
- Neil discussed the ESPN.com feature, “Hello, Heisman!”
- Niki recommended Martha S. Jones’ New York Times essay, “Enslaved To a Founding Father, She Sought Freedom in France.”