Interview with Kathryn Paige Harden
All about her new book, "The Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality."
Normally part of what I like about podcasting as a medium is that nobody hate-listens to podcasts, hunting and pecking around for some random out-of-context moment to dunk on. And for that reason, I traditionally haven’t loved the idea of podcast transcripts.
But I put out an audio interview with Katherine Paige Harden this morning (I was originally scheduled to interview her for The Weeds but then my run on the show ended before her book came out) and I figured it would be nice to share the transcript with Slow Boring members who I trust are not hate-readers. Or failing that, you are at least paying customers who have earned the right to hate-read!
So here it is for your enjoyment.
Matthew Yglesias: Hello, welcome to the Slow Boring podcast, which may or may not exist beyond this, but I had an interview scheduled with Katherine Page Hardan, who is the author of a great new book called “The Genetic Lottery,” and then I somewhat unexpectedly had my run on The Weeds cut short. But I still…