Civil Politics (6/17/16): Whats the Matter With Kansas?

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU’RE ON A NO-FLY LIST

Some With Histories of Mental Illness Petition to Get Their Gun Rights Back

British lawmaker shot dead, EU referendum campaigns suspended

A background guide to “Brexit” from the European Union

The (((echo))), explained

What’s the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

Bernie Sanders pushes supporters to run for office

 

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Civil Politics (3/11/16): Armed Education

Stefan hops into the moderator chair this week! (for half the show at least!)

We begin reviewing the votes of the last week. The two important topics we cover are violence at Trump rallies against Muslims and people of color, and in the second half we focus on how states are starting to allow guns in classrooms.

Further Reading:

Trump Rally Attendee Charged With Punching Protester In The Face

Silently protesting Muslim woman ejected from Trump rally

Clinton apologizes for calling Nancy Reagan a ‘very effective, low-key’ AIDS advocate

Marijuana campaign sues state over disqualified petition signatures

US presidential elections 2016: State by state results tracker

How Guns on Campus Could Change What Texas Teaches

Civil Politics (12/11/2015): The Weasels Have Taken Over Toad Hall

Gun control, Islam, immigration, and what would happen at the GOP convention if Donald Trump accrues enough votes. The second half is dominated by a conversation about gun control and different definitions of conservatism.

Further Reading:

Real Clear Politics Early Primary Polls 

 

Civil Politics (6/19/15): The Absolute Failure of Dylann Roof

Dylann Roof tries to start a race war, and instead draws the ire of the nation. But we speak about the differences in our reactions from both sides. We then pivot to speaking about the Supreme Court decision concerning the state of Texas’ ability to not approve a licence plate. Further Reading: SCOTUS Texas Plate Approval: http://goo.gl/0ht6EL The Essential Tension: Selected Studies in Scientific Tradition & Change: http://goo.gl/Inue73 The official stars and bars