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With all the noise created by a 24/7 news cycle, it can be hard to really grasp what's going on in politics today. We provide a fresh perspective on the biggest political stories not through opinion and anecdotes, but rigorous scholarship, massive data sets and a deep knowledge of theory. Understand the political science beyond the headlines with Harris School of Public Policy Professors William Howell, Anthony Fowler and Wioletta Dziuda. Our show is part of the University of Chicago Podcast ...
 
Join host Dalia Davies Flanagan for some candid conversations about generational healing and walk away with hilarious "mom-ism" tips and tricks to build a better world— one child at a time 🤱🏾Each episode spotlights trailblazers of the arts, academics, politics, and beyond #MotheringInMultitudes: mothering our ourselves, mothering our careers, and mothering our friends and family.
 
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James Meadway joins PTO again to respond to listener's questions on the recent episode on the end of neoliberalism. We chatted about who might be the winners of a post neoliberal settlement, whether neoliberal ideology is compatible with a more state directed economy, and why James believes we will likely see a shift in power towards workers in the…
 
A lot of people know about "The Southern Strategy," the multi-year plan of 20th century Republicans like Richard Nixon to get white voters in the South to stop voting for Democrats, but what isn't widely known is that the GOP itself was changed by the electoral coalition that it attracted.Angie Maxwell, a professor at the University of Arkansas, ta…
 
Episode 56: This week we’re beginning a new book, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon The full book is available online here: https://monoskop.org/images/6/6b/Fanon_Frantz_The_Wretched_of_the_Earth_1963.pdf [Part 1 - This Week] Concerning Violence - First reading - 01:24 [Part 2-4?] Concerning Violence - Remaining reading [Part 5?] Violence i…
 
In this special edition, we analyze a recent government report that looks at the theories of origin behind the emergence of COVID-19 in late 2019. In 2019, the world as we know it changed drastically with the emergence of the novel coronavirus, resulting in a global pandemic and one of the greatest health crises in living memory. Despite the scale …
 
People often say that we live in the Information Age. But what does that mean? It means that people living today on Earth truly do have the world's knowledge at our fingertips. We can read high-quality scientific research, even before it's published in academic journals. We can look up everything from great lasagna recipes to the latest news about …
 
The University of Chicago Podcast Network is excited to announce the launch of a new show, it’s called "Entitled" and it’s about human rights. Co-hosted by lawyers and UChicago Law School Professors, Claudia Flores and Tom Ginsburg, Entitled explores the stories around why rights matter and what’s the matter with rights.We’re taking a much needed b…
 
As the withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Afghanistan concludes, questions linger for Americans still in the country, and how long efforts to retrieve them may continue beyond the August deadlines. This week, abortion is back on the table as the Supreme court has decided to allow a controversial Texas ban on abortions to take effect. We look at this, a…
 
Adam Tooze joins PTO to talk about his new book, Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World's Economy. We talked about the problems and pitfalls of writing instant history, why 'shutdown' is a more useful way of thinking about how governments and ordinary people responded to the Covid19 crisis than 'lockdown'. And finally, we chatted about why China's rad…
 
American politics is broken in a lot of ways. There are many reasons for this. A big one is what podcaster and former CNN host Michele Mitchell calls the "anger industrial complex," the way that media companies are constantly working to keep their audiences angry all the time. It's no grand conspiracy, rather it's managers pursuing the natural ince…
 
Timothy Nunan joins PTO to talk about the current situation in Afghanistan, the refugee crisis in the country, the US media discussion around the American withdrawal, and what descriptions of Afghanistan as 'a graveyard of empires' or a 'second Vietnam' obscures regarding the history of the country in the 20th and 21st centuries.…
 
This week, as the deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan arrives, we survey the current situation as Biden’s exit strategy unfolds overseas, as well as the recent power situation resulting from Hurricane Ida. As we begin another week of analysis of world events, residents of Louisiana were recently told that they may be without power for as much …
 
Juliet Jacques joins PTO to talk about her debut collection of short stories, Variations. Inspired by found material and real-life events, the book explores the history of transgenderism in Britain, from the time of the Oscar Wilde trial to the second decade of the 2000s. We talked about why Juliet chose to use fiction to address the history of tra…
 
Episode 55: This week we’re finishing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archive.org/details/WomenRaceClassAngelaDavis [Part 1 - 2] 1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WOMANHOOD [Part 3] 2. THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE BIRTH OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS [Part 4 - 5] 3. CLASS AN…
 
Paul Rogers returns to PTO to respond to listener questions on the situation in Afghanistan and the implications of the Taliban's victory. Become a $5 supporter on patreon to access this and all other episodes of PTO Extra:https://www.patreon.com/poltheoryother저자 Politics Theory Other
 
This week, as the deadlines for U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan looms nearer, we look at the challenges the Biden Administration faces as the Taliban warns of potential “consequences.” As floods have ravaged parts of the Southeast in recent days, hurricane season heats up as northeastern states were recently slammed, breaking annual records for ra…
 
Episode 54: This week we’re continuing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archive.org/details/WomenRaceClassAngelaDavis [Part 1 - 2] 1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WOMANHOOD [Part 3] 2. THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE BIRTH OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS [Part 4 - 5] 3. CLASS A…
 
While the Republican Party's embrace of authoritarianism has attracted a lot of media attention in recent years, the Democratic Party's inability to build a real political majority is a big reason that American conservatives haven't had to drop their unpopular views about government.After all, if Democrats were better at diagnosing and meeting the …
 
This week, as chaos erupts in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of U.S. forces and the sudden encroachment of the Taliban, we analyze the Biden Administration’s actions and responses to the situation. This week, after looking at the recent earthquake which rocked Haiti and claimed the lives of at least hundreds of residents, we shift our attenti…
 
Episode 53: Content Warnings: Abortion Self Induced Abortion Death from a medical procedure Eugenics Racism Ableism Forced sterilisation Forced Sterilisation as governmental policy Medical Abuse Medical Malpractice This week we’re continuing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archi…
 
Paul Rogers joins PTO to talk about the Taliban's advance across Afghanistan and the possibility of an imminent takeover of the capital Kabul. We spoke about why the Taliban have been so successful against the more numerous and better equipped and supported Afghan government forces, what the Taliban's victory might mean for India, Pakistan and Chin…
 
In recent American history, the mainstream media has adhered to a "both sides" approach to covering politics. But as the Republican party has increasingly become skeptical of democracy and public participation in policy formation, this method is no longer useful as a way of determining the truth. In this episode, Eric Boehlert, founder and editor o…
 
Following the release of a new IPCC report on climate, we look at what experts from around the world have called a “code red” for our planet, and the factors involving politics, science, and other elements in the climate debate. This week, news of Barack Obama’s 60th birthday bash erupted in controversy after photos and videos from the former presi…
 
Episode 52: This week we’re continuing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archive.org/details/WomenRaceClassAngelaDavis Content warnings for this week: Birth control Abortion Self induced abortion Infanticide Rape Racism [Part 1 - 2] 1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WO…
 
As the Covid-19 infections continue to rise among non-vaccinated people, it's worth taking a look at the history of anti-vaccine conspiracy theories and unqualified media medical advice.In this episode, Theory of Change host Matthew Sheffield is joined by Richard Carpiano, a Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside. Car…
 
Public outcry and confusion ensue after the CDC reverses its public recommendations on wearing masks, and mandates may be on the horizon as President Biden moves toward requiring coronavirus vaccinations among federal employees. This week on Middle Theory… controversy ensues as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reinstated their ma…
 
Owen joins PTO to respond to listener questions on our recent discussion on Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances, a career spanning new collection of his writings. Become a £5 PTO supporter on patreon to get access to all episodes of PTO Extra! https://www.patreon.com/poltheoryother저자 Politics Theory Other
 
Episode 51: This week we’re continuing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archive.org/details/WomenRaceClassAngelaDavis Content warnings for this week: Rape Lynching [Part 1 - 2] 1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WOMANHOOD [Part 3] 2. THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE B…
 
Pat Bagley has become a fixture in Utah politics and one of America's best-known editorial cartoonists. In this episode of Theory of Change, he joins Matthew Sheffield to discuss American politics, the changing face of the moderate-dominated Republican Party he once knew, and how the LDS Mormon religion has changed during his lifetime.…
 
Whether it’s trying to convince you to vote for a particular candidate or get vaccinated, the identity of the person who knocks on your door may matter. So who are the people who volunteer to do this canvassing? Are they likely to succeed? These are all questions that Harvard political scientist Ryan Enos investigates in his paper, “Party Activists…
 
This week, we look at the numbers as COVID-19 infections rise among America’s unvaccinated. As the “Summer Outbreak” ensues, what does the data really say? This week on Middle Theory… AI is on our minds, as one recent story about a man’s use of an AI chatbot to continue dialogue with a deceased loved one sounds more like an episode of Black Mirror …
 
Episode 50: This week we’re continuing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archive.org/details/WomenRaceClassAngelaDavis Content warnings for this week: Rape Lynching [Part 1 - 2] 1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WOMANHOOD [Part 3] 2. THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE B…
 
James Meadway joins PTO to talk about his forthcoming article for Open Democracy on the end of neoliberalism. We talked about why James believes that we're witnessing a transition away from neoliberalism and towards what some are calling authoritarian capitalism, why the left needs to focus more on the high point of globalisation of the early 2000s…
 
Among American conservatives who came of age in the 20th century, Christian fundamentalism seems to serve as the unifying force. But among younger Republicans, is opposition to feminism what keeps the coalition together?Matthew Sheffield is joined in this episode by Robyn Pennacchia, a writer at Wonkette.com who has been covering the online misogyn…
 
This week, we examine the widespread surveillance of journalists with the aid of military spyware, as well recent hacking efforts that led to an official response from the Biden Administration. This week, after sharing recipes aimed at beating the summer heat that include our favorite cervezas, we shift our attention over to wildfires raging in the…
 
Episode 49: This week we’re continuing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archive.org/details/WomenRaceClassAngelaDavis [Part 1 - 2] 1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WOMANHOOD [Part 3] 2. THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE BIRTH OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS [Part 4 - 5] 3. CLASS A…
 
A huge part of why American politics is so messed up today is the country's for-profit media ecosystem that prioritizes controversy, eschews policy discussions, and has no understanding of how important Christian fundamentalism is to conservative ideologues.In the first video stream episode of Theory of Change, Matthew Sheffield speaks with Parker …
 
As the United States makes its exit from the “Forever War” in Afghanistan, we look at the problems the country may face, and why history shows that choosing to leave is both the “least worst” and the only right choice. Protest erupted over the weekend in Cuba on a scale that hasn’t been seen in the country in nearly three decades, as people lined t…
 
Infrastructure. It’s one of the hottest topics in politics today. But what does the research say about the effects and politics of infrastructure investment? Political scientist, Jon Rogowski, from the University of Chicago has a surprising paper that shows the long-term economic outcomes of post office developments in the United States. But it als…
 
Episode 47: This week we’re continuing our reading of Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis. The full book is available online here: https://archive.org/details/WomenRaceClassAngelaDavis [Part 1 - 2] 1. THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY: STANDARDS FOR A NEW WOMANHOOD [Part 3] 2. THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE BIRTH OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS [Part 4 - 5] 3. CLASS A…
 
Benjamin Bratton joins PTO to discuss his new book, The Revenge of the Real: Politics for a Post-Pandemic World. We talked about how the Covid-19 pandemic could transform our sense of human subjectivity, how to think about planning at a planetary scale - in a way that neither falls prey to techno utopianism, nor retreats into a romantic localism. W…
 
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