Democracy in an Era of Fragmentation, Outrage, and Anomie

The final event of the 2023 Phil Lind Initiative series, (Un)Civil Discourse, with Jonathan Haidt.

The Exploitation of Hollywood’s Writers Is Just Another Symptom of Digital Feudalism

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The current Hollywood writers strike has drawn international attention to the plight of TV and film writers in the streaming era.

It’s Time to Take “Corrupt AI” Seriously

Recently your social media feed may have been flooded with headlines on the advances in AI or even AI-generated images.

Can Teens Survive the Digital World?

In this episode of the Catalysts for Change podcast, host Jill Shah speaks with Jon Haidt about his research on social media’s impact on teenage mental health. They discuss childhood and adolescent development, psychological sex differences…

How to Strengthen Company Cohesion in a Polarized Society

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To say that we live in a fragmented, polarized world can feel like an understatement.

When Employers Reward “Ideal” Workers, Gender Equality Suffers

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UK deputy prime minister Dominic Raab recently resigned following the publication of a report into workplace complaints about his conduct, including bullying allegations.

How (& Why) to Start Infusing Your Company with Behavioral Science

Leaders looking to foster an ethical workplace culture typically start with what’s familiar.

Getting to the Heart of Team Culture with Pete Carroll

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In this episode of Re:Thinking with Adam Grant, Adam speaks with Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll about the ingredients for taking a team to the Super Bowl.

The 10-Year Legacy of the Deadly Rana Plaza Collapse

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The haunting images of Rana Plaza are still seared in our consciousness.

Are Elon Musk’s Companies Examples of “Effective Altruism”?

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One of the ways tech billionaire Elon Musk attracts supporters is the vision he seems to have for the future.