Welcome to Third Eye Weekly. On this podcast we try and answer the big questions with intimate, personal narratives that give insight into the human experience that others might over-look.
Today’s podcast is about blacklisting. What are some of the people, items, events, and even ideas that are being casted away from the mainstream?
Usually blacklisting is looked at as a bad thing, but what if it could be positive?
Our big question for today is: What are the ways in which revealing blacklisted parts of our lives can help us to lead a better, more wholesome society ?
We’ll be talking with Dr. Urvashi Rangan, who leads and directs the Consumer Safety and Sustainability Group for Consumer Reports. She’s responsible for managing risk analysis, policy assessments, label evaluations, among other things. She’ll be talking with us about food labels and what foods should be blacklisted due to contaminants such as pesticides.
We’ll also talk with Justin Cheng, who is part of a group of researchers at Cornell that have developed an algorithm capable of tracking trolls on the internet.
Lastly, for our Third Eye perspective into the question this week we’ll wrap it up by talking with panelists from the recent Internet Week conference on Taking Taboo Topics Social. In today’s social world nothing is taboo or off limits for millennial women. With a no-holds-barred approach, the panel tackled money, politics, sex, feminine hygiene. We feature Binta Niambi Brown, Co-Founder and CEO of Fermata Entertainment, Molly Hayward, Founder and CEO of Cora and New York Times bestselling author, ‘Dot Complicated’ host and Founder of Zuckerberg Media, Randi Zuckerberg.
Be sure to check us out as we take our questions for BLACKLIST Week to the streets!
You can also check out a video of our interview with Urvashi Rangan.
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