This is Democracy – Episode 270: Political Violence
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1d ago
This week, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by Joanne Freeman to discuss political violence in the American political landscape from a historical perspective, and disperse some of the myths and misconceptions around it. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled “The War of Independence” Joanne Freeman is the Class of 1954 Professor of American ..read more
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This Is Democracy – Episode 269: British Elections
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1w ago
This week, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by William James to discuss the recent elections in Britain in the context of Brexit, Keir Starmer, and how they reflect the current state of democracy in Britain and beyond. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “Sonnet for Our Special Friends.” Dr William D. James is ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 268: Supreme Court
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2w ago
Stephen Vladeck is professor of law at Georgetown University. He is the author of a New York Times bestselling book, The Shadow Docket. He publishes a widely-read newsletter on the Supreme Court, One First ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 267: Mexican Elections
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2w ago
This week, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by Kenneth Greene to discuss the recent June elections in Mexico, and how they reflect the current state of democracy in Mexico and beyond. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “Across the Moat.” Kenneth Greene is Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 266: European Democracies
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1M ago
This week, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by Isabel Cademartori to discuss the current state of European Democracy and how recent elections have been shaking things up. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “Sighing.” Isabel Cademartori was elected as a Member of the German Bundestag from Mannheim in 2021. She is a rising ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 265: D-Day and Its Legacies
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1M ago
This week, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by Dr. John W. Hall to discuss the D-Day landing during World War II, and what lessons can be learned from its legacy. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “In Leipzig on D-Day.” John W. Hall is a professor and holder of the Ambrose-Hesseltine Chair in ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 264: Free Trade and Peace
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1M ago
This week, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by Dr. Marc-William Palen to discuss the history of free trade and associated hopes for international peace. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “A World at Sail” Marc-William Palen is a historian at the University of Exeter. His new book, Pax Economica: Left-Wing Visions of a Free ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 263: China’s Domestic and Foreign Policy
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2M ago
On this episode of This Is Democracy, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by Sheena Chestnut Greitens to discuss the changing political landscape in China and how that affects their relationship to the United States and other world leaders. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “Far Away.” Sheena Chestnut Greitens is Associate Professor at ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 262: Campus Protests
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2M ago
On this episode of This Is Democracy, Jeremi and Zachary discuss the ongoing university protests across the nation, specifically focusing on the demonstrations at Yale and UT Austin and their impacts on the surrounding environment. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “For Lisa ..read more
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This is Democracy – Episode 261: Political Disillusionment
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3M ago
On this episode of This is Democracy, Jeremi and Zachary are joined by Dr. Art Markman to discuss the growing epidemic of political disillusionment and despair in modern society, and what can be done about it. Zachary sets the scene with his poem entitled, “A Pessimist’s Apocalypse” Dr. Art Markman is the Annabel Irion Worsham ..read more
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