Civil Politics (7/15/16): Pence, I Choose You!

In our first half we speak about Turkey, Trump’s pick for VP, and of course Sanders endorsing Clinton. In our second half we discuss the shootings of black men and police officers that occured during our break.

Further Reading:

Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Hoping to Unify Democrats

Emails show NSA rejected Hillary Clinton’s request for secure smartphone

The new Trump-Pence campaign logo is raising eyebrows

“Never Trump” Movement Dies in Committee

Boris Johnson is foreign secretary: The world reacts

PM Theresa May starts ministerial appointments

The Driving Life And Death Of Philando Castile

Dallas police chief to protesters: “We’re hiring”

‘Graceful in the lion’s den’: Photo of young woman’s arrest in Baton Rouge becomes powerful symbol

One Day in 1970 That Changed Policing in the U.S.

Obama: U.S. Cracking Down on ‘Militarization’ of Local Police

Boris Johnson wins ‘most offensive Erdoğan poem’ competition

 

 

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Civil Politics (6/12/15): I’d Like Potpourri For $1000 Alex

We have an end of the week round up of a bunch of different topics.

Further Reading:
Christie’s opinions on college debt: http://goo.gl/GMe7N4
For-profit colleges target Veterans: http://goo.gl/J2IGt2
Kenan Davis, inmate at Rikers Island, commits suicide: http://goo.gl/gai1b3
Officer apologies for being overly aggressive at pool party: http://goo.gl/6o5CRi
Charges dropped against UVA student who was bloodied during arrest: http://goo.gl/zm4Nzf

As Heard On Civil Politics (12/5/14)

Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Found Unfit in Previous Police Job: http://goo.gl/TVe9oD

Full Discussion with, PBS Newshour with Hari Sreenvasan, 11/14/14: http://goo.gl/5Xx9bf

Definition of a Presidential Action vs Order: Presidents define situations or conditions on situations that become legal or economic truth. These orders carry the same force of law as executive orders — the difference between the two is that executive orders are aimed at those inside government while proclamations are aimed at those outside government.

Wal-Mart’s employees on welfare: http://goo.gl/QDDjph