Several fascinating stories of the history of trash in America.
Another myth of the meritoricracy busted. Attending college actually creates debt rather than raising people out of poverty, especially if they’re unable to graduate
I’ve always been a fan of ska music, especially the first and second waves, the third wave less so. Here’s a great historical background of this music, great for parties and political messaging alike.
Really liked the story of the business making custom-made suits for women and transmen. Also, a good 99% Invisible episode about police uniforms.
The unlikeley story of California’s largest body of water, created by accident in the early 1900s, turned into a tourist resort in the 50s and 60s, and today scorned for it’s unaturalness even within the environmental movement, despite being home to scores of unique species of birds.