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The Postindustrial Podcast

Thank you for listening to the Postindustrial Podcast, featuring conversations with newsmakers about important issues in Postindustrial America.

May 28, 2020

In this week's episode of the Postindustrial Podcast, host Carmen Gentile talks with scholar Rana Khoury, who wrote "As Ohio Goes: Life in the Post-Recession Nation, about her home state.
 
Khoury's insights into the effect of the Great Recession on some of her fellow Ohians are particularly valuable considering the...


May 20, 2020

Derrick McDowell is a public speaker, activist & entrepreneur. His motto? "Action over everything.”

McDowell says he prefers to focus on change through action and the measurable outcomes through which he believes dreams and goals are achieved. In this episode, he talks about lifting up postindustrial communities —...


May 13, 2020

Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili is an author and scholar who is studying what types of programs help cities struggling after economic decline.

She is the author of "Informal Order and the State in Afghanistan." Two other books are forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

Murtazashvili also has advised the World Bank,...


May 7, 2020

Jeff Newton has had a long career as an award-winning journalist, producing work for The Associated Press, "60 Minutes," Vice, and National Geographic. among others. He's worked throughout the globe in conflict zones including Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Uganda, Egypt, Niger, and Haiti.  

Jeff's most recent work...