9: Canal Crisis

June 29, 2016

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This is a story of a failed transportation project that bankrupted the state of Indiana… 200 years ago. We uncover the human suffering this canal system causes and the moral questions it raises. We also discuss questions like: when is it morally permissible to go into debt to fund a big project? When is it OK to tax? This episode was made in partnership with Indiana Humanities. This episode is an officially endorsed Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project.

 

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Bonus material:

Thanks to Evelyn Brosius for our logo. Music used in this episode (in order of appearance):

  1. Badlands” by Cory Gray
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY-NC 3.0
  2.  “Old Strange” by Black Twig Pickers and Steve Gunn
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY-NC 3.0
  3.  “Red in Black” by Kosta T
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
  4.  “Adventure, Darling” by Gillicuddy
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY-NC 3.0 DE
  5.  “Old Loutest (Instrumental)” by Weinland
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY-NC 3.0
  6.  “The Tallest Man in Idaho (Instrumental)” by Michael Howard
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY-NC 3.0
  7.  “Laid Ten Dollars Down” by Black Twig Pickers
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US
  8.  “Muncie, IN” by We Shore is Dedicated
    From the Free Music Archive
    CC BY 4.0

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