auburncom / collective

There are twelve people in auburncom’s collective.

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  1. An Unfinished Lesson: What The 1918 Flu Tells Us About Human Nature

    It’s easy to stare out your window at the nearly empty streets, at the people wearing masks and leaving a six-foot berth for passersby, and to believe that this is a moment unlike any other. To assume that the fear, the haphazard responses to the pandemic, the radical adjustments people are making to their lives—that these are all unprecedented.

    But like most extraordinary moments, this one has a long trail that leads to it. Just over a century ago, a new infectious disease overtook the globe. Its history has long been buried, subsumed beneath the story of World War I. Historian Nancy Bristow believes it’s no mistake that Americans have focused on their victory in the war rather than on the devastation of the 1918 flu pandemic.

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  2. The Economist Asks: Sir David Attenborough

    For decades Sir David Attenborough has brought the natural world into people’s homes. But his upcoming film, “A Life On Our Planet”, offers a stark message about human impact on the environment. Anne McElvoy asks the godfather of natural history television where he draws the line between wonder and warning. Does his work have the power to change hearts and minds or is he preaching to the choir? They talk about whether the climate could be the only winner from the global covid-19 pandemic and why he has stopped trying to get through to President Trump. Plus, a knock at the door and an unexpected question.

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  3. The Blarney Pilgrims Podcast Episode 42: Darren, Dom, Dom’s Uncle Leo and Sean Matthews

    An unexpected journey, in the company of Darren, Dom, Dom’s Uncle Leo, Sean Matthews and the landlady in Carberry’s, Drogheda.

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  4. Richard Rutter- CEO of Clearleft on running one of the most influential UK design consultancies

    Richard Rutter is a Managing Director of Clearleft, which is one of the most respectful and influential independent digital design consultancies in the UK.

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  5. The Blarney Pilgrims Podcast Episode 41: Emma Lewis (Fiddle)

    On travels in Ireland and random festival invites; on gender and inequality; on how tunes connect us all; on friendships and on returning home to Australia.

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  6. Interview – Frankie talks to Eoin O’Neill – Frankie Gavin

    Listen to the interview Frankie did with Eoin O’Neill on his Clare FM radio programme “West Wind” in November 2017.

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  7. The Blarney Pilgrims Podcast Episode 40: Rob Zielinski (Fiddle)

    On Mick Doherty, on Hughie Doherty and on Mickey Mor. On growing up in Perth, on Donegal style and on Clare Style. On Sean Doherty, on Dermot Byrne, on James Byrne, Junior Davey and on Andy Davey. On returning to Australia and recording and archive his life-long friend and mentor. An incredible story.

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  8. Hardcore History 64 – Supernova in the East III

    Japan’s rising sun goes supernova and engulfs a huge area of Asia and the Pacific. A war without mercy begins to develop infusing the whole conflict with a savage vibe.

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  9. Hardcore History 63 – Supernova in the East II

    Deep themes run through this show, with allegations of Japanese war crimes and atrocities in China at the start leading to eerily familiar, almost modern questions over how the world should respond. And then Dec 7, 1941 arrives…

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  10. Hardcore History 62 – Supernova in the East I

    The Asia-Pacific War of 1937-1945 has deep roots. It also involves a Japanese society that’s been called one of the most distinctive on Earth. If there were a Japanese version of Captain America, this would be his origin story.

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