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Fall ‧ Kid ‧ Miscanthus

Why are little kids in Japan so independent? Because there is a culture of collectivism that promotes trust not fear
http://www.citylab.com/commute/2015/09/why-are-little-kids-in-japan-so-independent/407590/

Gloria Steinem apparently had a kind of chaotic unschooled childhood
[Fresh Air] Interview with Gloria Steinem Audio
http://www.npr.org/2015/10/26/451862822/at-81-feminist-gloria-steinem-finds-herself-free-of-the-demands-of-gender

Metro Baby

This episode of Metro Connection includes: Audio
http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/15/10/16/this_week_on_metro_connection_oct_16_2015
An interview with Gabe Klein, former head of DDOT, on affecting community change
http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/15/10/16/after_stints_in_business_and_government_gabe_klein_embraces_fear_of_screwing_up
(Another article: How Gabe Klein would improve mobility in DC)
http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/15/10/16/self_driving_cars_less_parking_what_gabe_klein_says_will_improve_getting_around_dc
Metro riders uniting to reform WMATA
http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/15/10/16/can_new_riders_union_improve_metro
Maryland looking into high-speed trains
http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/15/07/24/maryland_proposes_maglev_marriage_between_dc_baltimore

[Nerdist] An interview with two people coordinating the Hyperloop movement Audio
http://nerdist.com/nerdist-podcast-dirk-ahlborn-and-bibop-gresta/

Thanksgiving dinner

[StoryCorps] The Great Thanksgiving Listen
https://storycorps.org/blog/the-great-thanksgiving-listen/

Haven’t seen this documentary yet, but it looks interesting
Just Eat It Documentary
http://www.foodwastemovie.com/
[TED] The global food waste scandal Video

This is a major cognitive blind spot that we all would do well to keep conscious of, especially over Thanksgiving dinner debates!
[You are Not So Smart] Naive Realism: Why you often believe people who see the world differently are wrong Audio
http://youarenotsosmart.com/2015/11/09/yanss-062-why-you-often-believe-people-who-see-the-world-differently-are-wrong/

[Weeds] How politics is making us stupid Audio
http://voxtheweeds.slate.libsynpro.com/how-politics-is-making-us-stupid

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