The culture war, political polarization, Baby Boomer bafflement: the unending zombie slugfest pairing the two countercultures of the 1960s-80s.
One of the links mentioned in this episode is "Five Case Studies In Politicization", by Scott Alexander.
Another link mentioned in this episode is "The Toxoplasma of Rage", also by Scott Alexander.
A way to access the Fediverse, for attendees of Penguicon, an annual convention of science fiction, open source software, and all geeky interests, in Southfield, Michigan, USA.
Convention info: https://penguicon.org