72. Do genes and eugenics cause inequality?: Dr. Paige Harden
Updated: Sep 28
Today on the show is the real gene Jeanie, as David Bowie would put it, Dr. Kathryn Paige Harden. Not only does she go by Paige, but her book The Genetic Lottery is a real page turner. See what I did there? The book, which is out now, is causing controversy for its focus – or Paige’s focus – on the effects DNA has on equality.
The Genetic Lottery: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691190808/the-genetic-lottery
New Yorker Article: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/09/13/can-progressives-be-convinced-that-genetics-matters
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