Contrary to what we’re often told as children, words can hurt us just as badly as sticks and stones. Does that mean words should be subject to the same regulation as other weapons? We sat down with Duke professor of linguistics, Michael Newcity, and Washington Post reporter, Janell Ross, to explore freedom of speech, offensive language, and political correctness.
How do maps reflect our society? LaDale Winling of Virginia Tech joins us to explore the role of maps in our lives. We also hear from Marina Poole as she speaks with CityLab's Laura Bliss about the ways online tools might reflect human biases.