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Afghanistan, Plus-Size Clothing, and Swearing

Past and Present: Episode 98

On this week’s Past Present podcast, Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil J. Young debate Trump’s proposal for Afghanistan, plus-size clothing, and why swearing is on the rise.

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Stolen Valor, MLMs, and Private Roads

Past and Present: Episode 96

In this week’s episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki debate lying about Vietnam, multi-level marketing companies, and the privatization of public roads.

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MS-13, R. Kelly, and Doctor Who

Past and Present: Episode 95

In this week’s episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil debate the place of MS-13 in the history of street gangs, R. Kelly’s sex cult, and the controversy over the first woman actor to play Doctor Who.

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LIVE! Libraries, the Hamptons, and the Summer of Love

Past and Present Episode 93

In this week’s special live episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia debate funding cuts for libraries, the history of the Hamptons, and the legacy of the Summer of Love.

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Amazon & Whole Foods, Summer Jobs, and Gerrymandering

Past and Present: Episode 89

In this week’s episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil debate Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the disappearing teen summer job, and the politics of gerrymandering.

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Theresa May, Goop, and Father’s Day

Past and Present: Episode 88

In this week’s episode, Niki, Neil and Natalia debate the outcome of the recent British election, Gwyneth Paltrow and Goop, and the history of Father’s Day.

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Pride Month, the Paris Accords, and Kathy Griffin

Past and Present Episode 87

In this week’s episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki debate the politics of pride marches, the history of climate change, and Kathy Griffin and the politics of offense.

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Truckers, NATO, and Spelling Bees

Past and Present: Episode 86

In this week’s episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate the decline of the long-haul trucker, the future of NATO, and the national spelling bee.

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Comey’s Firing, Teeth & Dentistry, and the Bachelorette

Past and Present: Episode 84

On this week’s show, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate Jim Comey’s firing, teeth and dental care, and the Bachelorette’s first black star.

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Fyre Festival, the 1992 LA Uprisings, and North Korea

Past and Present: Episode 82

In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the causes of the Fyre Festival fiasco, the anniversary of the LA uprisings, and the history of US-North Korea relations.

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