Civil Politics (8/14/15): #BlackLivesMatter

We begin to speak about Bernie Sanders’ rise in popularity, and the democratic candidates. We then talk about the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Other topics: Hillary Clinton and her emails and Marco Rubio and his comments on Planned Parenthood.

Further Reading:
Dr. King speaking about the “white moderate”:

Civil Politics (7/31/15): Psychological Thriller

The panel speaks about gun violence and control, the possibility of the Eurasian Economic Union as a burgeoning economic force, and the American Psychological Association’s ethics investigation of their past approval of torture.

Further Reading:

Explaination and history of the EEU:
EEU Members:
Russia, Brazil To Join Chinese-Led Asian Infrastructure Bank:
Farmland per person in China:
Land per person in the US:

APA Official Position on Ethics and Interrogations:
Mistakes Were Made, But Not By Me: