Education Policy

Weekly Podcast #62: Miley Cyrus, the Media, and Syria

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There’s an unusual title. Nick, Allison, and Joe discuss Miley Cyrus’s performance at the VMAs and what the attendant fallout says about the American media, gender double-standards, and rape culture. Then the panel discusses the likely inevitable strikes against Syria…

Weekly Podcast: Remember Voting Rights?

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Remember that roughly 48 year experiment with actually letting people vote without getting discriminated against? That was a blast! Joe, Nick and Allison discuss the upcoming argument in Shelby County v. Holder, the latest challenge to Section 5 of the…

The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

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Whenever a conservative publication asks a question that seems rhetorical, I assume it’s something they’re going to vigorously deny. Such is the case with the Forbes article, “Is America’s Future Progressive?” I can’t say everything in this article is dumb. Lots…

Breakfast in America: August 20, 2012

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Missouri Senate frontrunner Todd Akin tells us about “legitimate rape” — yeah…you’ll hear more about this in tomorrow’s podcast. Want to read a fucking idiot write random words out of his ass? Well here you go! Amazingly, he asserts “facts” that…