No episode this month! We didn’t receive a listener prompt, and we’ve decided not to make a habit of coming up with topics just for the sake of making an episode. If you have a question or topic surrounding everyday compassion, write firstname.lastname@example.org. Share the podcast with a friend, and let us know if you have a recommendation for communities that would want to know about our show!
We discuss bikeshedding, which is when people discussing solutions for a large, complex problem bog themselves down in minutia.
In this episode, we examine a situation in which a discussion about redesigning healthcare in the United States becomes hyper-focused on one aspect of American health and lifestyle.
Content warnings for this episode: discussions of anti-fat sentiment, transphobia, and a brief mention of suicide.
There’s a special request for ideas related to travel at the very end of the episode. Please hit us up on social media or in the comments.
New this month will be an episode transcription! We’re cleaning up what an automated service provided, but it’ll be up soon.
The transcription is attached to the episode! We welcome any reports of issues or suggestions for improvement. If this solution seems sound, we’ll be using a transcription service going forward and will work on getting transcriptions up for older episodes.
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