Podcast / Tech Won’t Save Us / May 30, 2024

GoFundMe Profits From People’s Pain

On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, Nora Kenworthy on the tech company and our unjust healthcare system.

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GoFundMe Profits from People’s Pain | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Nora Kenworthy to discuss how people rely on GoFundMe to access healthcare and the further inequities that adds to an already deeply unequal healthcare system. 

Nora Kenworthy is the author of Crowded Out: The True Costs of Crowdfunding Healthcare and an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

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Tim Cadogan, chief executive officer of GoFundMe Inc., on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

Tim Cadogan, chief executive officer of GoFundMe Inc., on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

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On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, we’re joined by Nora Kenworthy to discuss how people rely on GoFundMe to access healthcare and the further inequities that adds to an already deeply unequal healthcare system.

Nora Kenworthy is the author of Crowded Out: The True Costs of Crowdfunding Healthcare and an associate professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Washington, Bothell.

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Can Europe Chart Its Own Path on Tech? w/ tante | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by tante to discuss why it’s hard for Europe to challenge the US and China on tech and why we should change how we think about innovation.

tante is a writer, speaker, and Luddite working on tech and its social impact.

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Paris Marx is a tech critic and host of the Tech Won’t Save Us podcast. He writes the Disconnect newsletter and is the author of Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation.

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