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Jul 19, 2019

This week’s show is special: We’ve swapped episodes with Democracy Works, a podcast produced by Penn State University’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy.

Jun 27, 2019

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts do not have to address partisan gerrymandering claims.

Jun 20, 2019

The internet continues to expand and grow in complexity, yet many people are unaware of its origins. Understanding the internet’s roots could be beneficial when looking toward the future of the web. 

Jun 6, 2019

Many in the media argue that the Trump administration is challenging democratic norms. Are they right or overstating the case?

May 30, 2019
Of the 23 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president, who is the most electable? How does one define “electability,” and how does the media drive its relevance?
Apr 24, 2019

A redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report was released April 18, giving politicians time since to respond to its findings.

Apr 18, 2019

Reproductive rights have been a contentious issue for decades and have come into particular focus during the Trump presidency.

In this episode, Julian Zelizer discusses possible futures for reproductive rights in the United States with Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood.

Mar 28, 2019

Special Counsel Robert Mueller released his report on Russia interference in the 2016 election this week, finding no collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, but neither charging nor exonerating Trump on obstruction of justice.  

Mar 6, 2019

In this episode, Julian Zelizer discusses the threats posed to civil liberties since the 9/11 attacks with guest Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.