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It’s Complicated

Oct. 12th, 2017

     Recent revelations have shown that Russian-affiliated actors spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on social media campaigns promoting misleading websites and social media posts.  What made online advertising such an attractive tool for these operatives and what made their actions so dangerous? We discuss in today’s episode.

Constitutional Motives

Oct. 5th, 2017

     President Trump recently unveiled his tax reform plan.  A gunman in Las Vegas has perpetrated the deadliest mass shooting in US history.  What answers to these problems lie in the Constitution and in the intentions behind the relevant amendments of each?  We discuss in today’s episode.

Not Trump, Trumpism

Sept. 28th, 2017

     Another failed Obamacare repeal effort, NFL protests and a special election in Alabama.  What do these events tell us about the political phenomenon that is Donald Trump?  We discuss in today’s episode.

But Who’s Gonna Pay for it?

Sept. 21st, 2017

     Democrats recently unveiled a Medicare-for-all plan that would extend the popular program to all Americans.  But there was one piece of information conspicuously absent from the announcement: the costs.  In this episode, we discuss how that’s become indicative of a larger problem with our national politics.

Rising Storm Surges

Sept. 14th, 2017

     Hurricanes Harvey and Irma battered US coasts in recent weeks. The storms were some of the costliest in US history. There’s also another storm brewing in Washington DC that may prove to be just as consequential. In this episode, we discuss these recent events and why we, along with the President, may need to rethink our strategy for dealing with them.

Steve Bannon Regroups

Sept. 7th, 2017

     Steve Bannon has never been one to shy away from a fight. And his political ideology has taken him from Wall Street to Hollywood to the West Wing. But which role allows him to wield the most power? We discuss in today’s episode.

The Never-Ending War

Aug. 31st, 2017

     President Trump recently outlined a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan. Will the new strategy take us down a new road in Afghanistan or will lead us to the same place we’ve been for the last 16 years, more war? We attempt to answer in today’s episode.

The Alt-Right’s Side

Aug. 24th, 2017

     Violence erupted in Charlottesville, VA, a couple of weeks ago when white nationalist groups clashed with counter-protestors.  Did President Trump handle the events in the best possible way or did his reaction leave doubt about where his true loyalties on the subject of race lie?  We discuss in today’s episode.

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