past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
FeatureMulti MediaPodcast

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.

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
Multi MediaPodcast

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.

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
Multi MediaPodcast

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.

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
Multi MediaPodcast

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.

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
Multi MediaPodcast

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.

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
Multi MediaPodcast

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.

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
Multi MediaPodcast

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.

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
CapitalismMulti MediaPodcastRace

Universal Basic Income, Scientific Racism, and Malls

Past and Present: Episode 80

In this week’s episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate the push for universal basic income, the rising visibility of scientific racism, and the disappearance of shopping malls. 

READ MORE →
past+present+history+podcast+nicole+hemmer+natalia+petrzela+neil+young+historians
Multi MediaPodcast

The Unfriendly Skies, Trump & Syria, and the Easter Egg Roll

Past and Present: Episode 79

In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate United’s rough treatment of its passengers, Trump’s missile attack on Syria, and the White House Easter egg roll.

 
READ MORE →