My Chat with Patrick Radden Keefe, Author of Empire of Pain

The Saad Truth with Dr. Saad | 3 November 2021 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Patrick Radden Keefe about his book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty. Discusses the Sackler dynasty, Purdue Pharma, the opioid crisis (oxycontin), addiction, pharmaceutical companies, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, company malfeasance, plausible deniability, the business of medicine, philanthropy as a costly signal versus assuaging existential guilt, and more.

Who Gets the Ventilator?

Freakonomics Radio | 16 April 2020 | 0h 48m | Listen Later | iTunes
Explores the ethics, merits and pitfalls of alternative approaches to rationing access to medical equipment.

Peter Singer on the Lives You Can Save

The Ezra Klein Show | 2 December 2019 | 1h 19m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Peter Singer about his book The Life You Can Save. Covers his drowning child thought experiment, ethical philosophy, why moral reasoning is a social act, the ethics of caring most about those closest to you, AI risk, open borders, and where our obligations to others end.

Losses Loom Large

Choiceology with Katy Milkman | 29 October 2018 | 0h 34m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Uses emotionally powerful stories and academic experts to explain loss aversion – the irrational way we distinguish between losses and gain – and the link between loss aversion and unethical choices.