Episode

10 The Republican Party (2018)

Do you know the difference between a Republican and a Movement Conservative? Join us as we explore the Republican Party with the help of Heather Cox Richardson.

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Check out Heather’s Book: To Make Man Free: A History of the Republican Party

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9 Right to Work Laws and the Condition of Unions (2018)

Dr. Raymond Hogler helps us understand the condition of Unions and Right to Work Laws in the US.

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Check Out: The End of American Labor Unions: The Right-to-Work Movement and the Erosion of Collective Bargaining

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8 Conservatism in America (2018)

 

Equality of opportunity, equality for all, favoritism to none, rule of law…these are just a few aspects of Conservatism that we discuss with Ms. Allison Lee Pillinger Choi.

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Check out her book: Bleeding Heart Conservatives: Why It’s Good to Be Right

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7 Liberalism in America (2018)

 

In this episode we explore Liberalism in America with the help of Dr. Eric Alterman. Have you ever heard of a liberal republican, conservative democrat? Not to long ago these were some ways that people described themselves politically.

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Books Mentioned on the show:

Why We’re Liberals: A Handbook for Restoring America’s Most Important Ideals.

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

Inequality and One City: Bill de Blasio and the New York Experiment, Year One

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6 Denialism (2018)

What is denialism? We endeavor to answer this question with the help of our guest Mr. Shawn Otto.

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Check out Mr. Shawn Otto’s books mentioned in the show:

The War on Science: Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It

Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America

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5 Corporate Lobbying and Campaign Finance (2018)

Join us as we discuss corporate lobbying and campaign finance with Mr. Scott Greytak of Represent.Us.
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4 Income and Economic Inequality and the Wealth Gap (2018)

Victor and Chris discuss income and economic inequality and the wealth gap with the help of some insight from Mr. Don Watkins.

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Check out Equal is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality

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3 Corporate Lobbying in America (2017)

In this episode we discuss Corporate Lobbying in America with Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse. We discuss its history and how it works.

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Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

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2 Civic Education in America (2017)

Why is Civic Education important? We explore this question with Rebecca Burgess of AEI (American Enterprise Institute).

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Read Civic Education Professional Development: The Lay of the Land

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1 The Fairness Doctrine (2017)

In this episode we discuss the Fairness Doctrine with Dr. Juanita “Frankie” Clogston. We discuss what the Fairness Doctrine was, the history, the repeal, and the consequences.

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Check out The Repeal of the Fairness Doctrine and the Irony of Talk Radio: A Story of Political Entrepreneurship, Risk, and Cover

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