Civil Politics (2/19/16): Supreme Conflicts

A very special episode! We are pleased to welcome guest Mayor David Narkewicz to our panel.

In the first half we speak, of course, on Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing, and how this will effect the Supreme Court and the presidential race. Who will be nominated? We also discuss local politics, including the election for the seat of departing Amherst rep Ellen Story.

In the second half of the show we touch briefly on the happenings at WMUA, then talk about

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Civil Politics (7/10/15): Security, Cyber and Economic

Unfortunately there was no recording of this show! If you’d like to hear more about cybersecurity, check out our show from earlier this year

The panel speaks on cybersecurity, national and international economics, and updates from South Carolina.

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The number of federal employees by year since 1962: https://goo.gl/LClIio

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