With Good Reason: Weekly Half Hour Long Episodes

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Half hour episodes of With Good Reason.


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Virginia made headlines when it became the latest state to abolish the death penalty.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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As a Black literary scholar, Shermaine Jones was unsure of how to live and work through the Covid-19 pandemic and the George Floyd uprisings.

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Jalane Schmidt recently brought a group of Virginia teachers to see Charlottesville’s tiny monument to its enslaved residents. One teacher had a st...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Connective labor is disappearing. Professions that rely on connecting humans -- like teaching or therapists -- are being automated.

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Political prisons in the Arab world are rooted in colonialism.

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Growing up in Southwest Virginia, Tyler Hughes has been steeped in the traditions of mountain music and dance from a young age. For him, music is a...

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  • Added: May 26, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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We often think of cemeteries as separate worlds unto themselves.

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  • Added: May 11, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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At markets in the ancient world, silver-tongued magicians hawked their wares of amulets, cursed tablets and even spells.

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  • Added: May 04, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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These days, a lot of feminism is framed around young women rebelling against their mothers’ values. But that wasn’t always the case.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Polar bears are no one’s prey. Except for climate change itself.

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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We all remember what it was like entering the social battleground known as the school cafeteria.

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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What do the mythological Chimera and motherhood have in common?

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2023
  • Length: 29:01
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In 1990s South Africa, there were violent clashes between Xhosa and Zulu people. And the main way they understood how to define the other group–lan...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Many environmental movements pop up in small communities. Records aren’t always kept. What remains are the t-shirts, petitions and water bottles cr...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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In 1865, the Freedman’s Bank was written into law by President Lincoln to help newly freed enslaved people save money and buy land.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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In 1908, the U.S.S. Albatross set off on a research expedition to the newly acquired U.S. colony of the Philippines.

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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19th and 20th century poet, Alice Meynell–a.k.a. “the penciling mama”--described motherhood as “life without boundaries.”

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Kiera Allison says that we experience pain as narrative -- there’s a beginning, middle and hopefully end.

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Mt. Trashmore has the distinction of being the first landfill converted into a park. And for many years, it was a popular spot for locals to hangou...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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We’re drawn to people who are kind to others. But once that kind person becomes our partner, we want special treatment.

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10