Civil Politics (10/2/2015): A Face-palm of Humans

The Panel speaks about the shootings in Oregon, and the response from different politicians. We also speak about the House hearing with the president of Planned Parenthood, voting rights, and we try to figure out whats wrong in the world.

Further Reading:

Graph Presented in Planned Parenthood Hearing – Link
Larry Lessig, One Term President – Link
Kevin McCarthy on Hannity – Link
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick – Link

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Civil Politcs (8/28/15): Grab Bag of Fun

The Panel discusses a wide variety of topics from the past week including the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the recent improvement of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, and the ongoing immigration debate.

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: https://goo.gl/YCe34R
EEU Members: https://goo.gl/UBpc8F
Russia, Brazil To Join Chinese-Led Asian Infrastructure Bank: http://goo.gl/QKM9Cu
Farmland per person in China: http://goo.gl/uCc1EW
Land per person in the US: http://goo.gl/FFfsQj

APA Official Position on Ethics and Interrogations: http://goo.gl/mcRJvz
Mistakes Were Made, But Not By Me: http://goo.gl/4CxnRF

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