We start with a look at tensions over homelessness in Venice, three days after an unarmed transient was shot by police there. Then, the story of a man whose generosity became pathological gives a window into the science of giving. And finally, in our Friday film roundup, it’s all about the summer blockbusters.
Homelessness in Venice, the Science of Generosity and Friday Film
From this Episode:
Tensions in Venice After Homeless Shooting
Last night in Venice, community members gathered at a town hall meeting to discuss the death of Brendan Glenn, an unarmed homeless man who was shot and killed by police near...
14 min, 52 sec
The Man Who Couldn’t Stop Giving
KCRW is holding its pledge drive this week. And it turns out, there’s a whole world of brain chemistry and brain science behind that fuzzy feeling you get when you donate....
10 min, 46 sec