Saturday on This is Hell!
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9:20 - Writer Jacob Hamburger traces New Atheism's shifting relationship with liberal ideology.
Jacob wrote the article What Was New Atheism for The Point.
10:05 - Our Man in San Juan, Dave Buchen reports on Hamilton coming to Puerto Rico, and the junta staying there.
Listen to Dave's reports from Puerto Rico here. Oh and his 2019 calendar is here and very good.
10:35 - Live from Paris, Cole Stangler explains how the Yellow Vests took their own 'national debate' to the streets.
Cole wrote the article Back on the Offensive for Jacobin.
11:05 - Writer Ben Ehrenreich explores the magical thinking behind the myths of progress and Western Civilization.
Ben wrote the article After the Storm for The Baffler.
12:05 - Computer scientist Kate Devlin explores the human questions raised by sex with robots.
Kate is author of the book Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots from Bloomsbury.
12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen shares his Ode to the Farmer.