It's been awhile since my last episode -- and Ask a Political Scientist may live on as current events seem to be keeping us on our toes again (still), but in the meantime I'm going to use this space to share a NEW podcast with you all!
It's time for the bonus World's Smartest Politics Roundtable from the hosts of the World's Smartest Podcast Network! We had a great conversation about some of the lesser talked-about goings-on in the world, including geothermal energy, America'
It's time for the monthly World's Smartest Politics Roundtable from the hosts of the World's Smartest Podcast Network! We had a great conversation about some of our favorite propositions that are on ballots around the country this year -- tune
Election Day is almost here and it's all come down to this -- voting!!
What motivates someone to show up to the polls? What kinds of outreach work to increase turnout, especially among marginalized voters? What can we all do in the next few day
Having conversations with people with whom we disagree about politics is pretty painful, but these two brilliant scholars are here to help us figure out how (and why) to do so more effectively. Specifically, we discuss how to have conversations
"Race is a central organizing principle in American politics," is one of the many things I learned from Prof. Vincent Hutchings, Ph.D., in our conversation in this episode.
We're also joined by the incredible Chinisha Scott, an artist, activist
Misinformation seems like the worst thing ever -- is it as bad and dangerous as it seems? What exactly is it, how do we know we are facing it and what works to correct it (anything?!)?
In this episode, we speak with political scientist Adam Ber
The media seems like it plays a big role in politics -- but how, exactly, does it affect us? Does the media ever change our mind about things, or do we all just seek out information we already agree with? Is "new media" -- with its partisan bub
This is episode 1 of Ask a Political Scientist's special election series! We're talking polarization with Prof. Neil Malhotra, Ph.D. (Stanford) and comedian & teacher Sarah Garner! Join us to discuss what it is, how bad it is, how we got here -
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