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The LSAT, George W. Bush, and Corporal Punishment

Past and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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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The Women’s March, Russia, and Obama’s Farewell

Past and Present: Episode 66

In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate the women’s march on Washington, US-Russian relations, and Obama’s final speech to the nation.

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North Carolina, Pot Legalization, and Alabama Football

Past and Present: Episode 65

On this week’s show, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate the decline of democracy in North Carolina, the trend toward legalization of marijuana, and the dominance of Alabama football.

 
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Aleppo, Japanese Internment, and Kwanzaa

Past and Present: Episode 64

In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate US involvement in Syria, the legacy of Japanese-American internment, and the 50th anniversary of the first Kwanzaa. 

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