EPISODE 22: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIAL INEQUALITY
How is the pandemic changing our nation’s social structures? Does access to technology change who can succeed now and in the future? On Episode 22 of “The Future of Democracy,” we’ll talk with Alondra Nelson, president of the Social Science Research Council, a nonprofit, interdisciplinary research network. She’ll share her expertise as a leading thinker on tech’s intersection with equity.
PROVIDED BY GUESTS
- Introductory essay to “Afrofuturism” (Summer 2002)
- “The Longue Durée of Black Lives Matter,” American Journal of Public Health (October 2016)
- “Weapons for when bigotry claims science as its ally” (Review of Rutherford, How to Argue with a Racist), Nature (September 2020)
- Just Tech
- Alondra’s book, Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination