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The Graham Rule, the Nuclear Option, and Pepsi Protesting

Past Present Episode 78

In this week’s episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki debate Mike Pence’s rules for women colleagues, the end of the Senate filibuster, and Pepsi’s attempt to coopt Black Lives Matter.

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The AHCA, Children’s Sleep, and Planets

Past Present Episode 77

In this week’s episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia debate the fate of the American Health Care Act, the constructed nature of children’s sleep, and Pluto’s place among the planets.

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Intersectionality, Beauty & the Beast, and Defunding the NEH & NEA

Past Present Episode 76

In this week’s episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki debate whether intersectionality is a religion, the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, and Trump’s plan to defund the NEA and NEH.

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The LSAT, George W. Bush, and Corporal Punishment

Past Present Episode 75

In this week’s episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil debate Harvard’s decision to drop the LSAT, George W. Bush’s newfound popularity, and corporal punishment.

 

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Wiretapping, Wellness Real Estate, and Late-Night TV

Past Present Episode 74

In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate Trump’s wiretapping allegations, “wellness real estate,” and late-night TV.

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The Women’s Strike, Anti-Semitism, and Robots

Past Present Episode 73

In this week’s episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate the complicated politics of the women’s strike, the rise of anti-Semitism in America, and humanity’s relationship to robots.

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Milo & CPAC, Professor Politics, and Momastery

Past Present: Episode 72

In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate CPAC’s decision to disinvite Milo Yiannopoulos, legislation to require political balance in university faculties, and Christian blogger Momastery’s announcement of her lesbian engagement.

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Paid Protestors, Secondhand Smoke, and Ivanka Trump

Past Present Episode 71

On this week’s Past Present podcast, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss the history of “paid protestors,” the science of secondhand smoke, and the failing fortunes of Ivanka Trump’s clothing line.

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Valentine’s Day, Obama & Black History, and Andrew Jackson

Past Present: Episode 70

In this week’s episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss the bawdy history of Valentine’s Day, Obama’s role in elevating black history, and the parallels between Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump.

 

 

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Betsy DeVos, Executive Orders, and Playgrounds

Past Present: Episode 68

In this week’s episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia debate Betsy DeVos and school privatization, the uses of executive orders, and the growing call for more dangerous playgrounds.

 

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