Deep Background with Noah Feldman

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The Search for a Treatment

April 1, 2020 - 29:19
Angela Rasmussen, a virologist at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, discusses what treatments for COVID-19 are...

A Nobel Prize Winner’s Suggestion for Fixing the Economy

March 31, 2020 - 25:45
Paul Romer, a Nobel Prize-winning economist at New York University, argues that we can keep the economy from tanking during the...

How to Stay Sane During a Pandemic

March 27, 2020 - 30:01
Laurie Santos, a Professor of Psychology at Yale, shares tips for dealing with coronavirus-induced anxiety. For further listening, check...

About The Show

Every story has a backstory, even in today's 24-hour news cycle. In Deep Background, Harvard Law School professor and Bloomberg View columnist Noah Feldman will bring together a cross-section of expert guests to explore the historical, scientific, legal, and cultural context that help us understand what's really going on behind the biggest stories in the news.

More Episodes

The Search for a Treatment

April 1, 2020 - 29:19
Angela Rasmussen, a virologist at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, discusses what treatments for COVID-19 are...

A Nobel Prize Winner’s Suggestion for Fixing the Economy

March 31, 2020 - 25:45
Paul Romer, a Nobel Prize-winning economist at New York University, argues that we can keep the economy from tanking during the...

How to Stay Sane During a Pandemic

March 27, 2020 - 30:01
Laurie Santos, a Professor of Psychology at Yale, shares tips for dealing with coronavirus-induced anxiety. For further listening, check...

Fighting Coronavirus with Data

March 25, 2020 - 28:22
Farzad Mostashari, the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Department of Health and Human Services,...

Prisons and Jails Are a Coronavirus Time Bomb

March 24, 2020 - 26:24
Homer Venters, the former Chief Medical Officer for the New York City Jail system, says that we need to stop the spread of coronavirus...

Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - 25:45
Dr. Rebecca Berman, program director for UCSF’s Internal Medicine Residency, discusses the signs and symptoms of COVID-19, what to do if...