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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Tariq Touré on sports and the national anthem

In this week’s episode, Brandon Soderberg talks with poet and activist Tariq Touré about his poem "For the Love of the Game."

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Reporter Alec MacGillis on Jared Kushner, Ben Carson and Mitch McConnell

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with ProPublica reporter Alec MacGillis about Jared Kushner’s rental properties, Ben Carson’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the machinations of Mitch...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: D. Watkins on white supremacy, policing and the Trump administration

This week, co-host Baynard Woods talks with author D. Watkins about white supremacy, policing and the Trump administration. D. is the author of 'The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Maryland Attorney General on why he’s suing Trump

On this week’s episode co-host Marc Steiner interviews Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, who, along with District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine, filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Politics and the counterculture

On this week’s episode co-hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner, joined by producer Imani Spence, talk about the Fugs, exorcising the White House and the state of the counterculture.

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Hannah Arendt in the Age of Trump

On this two-part Democracy in Crisis podcast, co-host Baynard Woods talks with scholar and writer Kathleen B. Jones about the relevance of political theorist Hannah Arendt in the age of...

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Democracy in Crisis: Imara Jones on Disarray At 100 Days

In this week's episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with writer and analyst Imara Jones about the chaos surrounding the White House as we approach the 100th day...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: D Watkins and the Death of Freddie Gray

On this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with D. Watkins, educator, editor at large at Salon.com and the author of The Cook Up, and The Beast...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: House Intelligence Committee hearings on Russia — where does this all lead?

In this week's episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk about the House Intelligence Committee hearings on possible Russian involvement in the U.S. election and ask -- where does...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: The Deconstruction of the Administrative State

In this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner take a step back to try to figure out just what the hell Steve Bannon means by the “deconstruction of...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Department of Justification & International Women’s Strike

Emily Bazelon, staff writer at the New York Times Magazine, joins the Democracy in Crisis podcast to discuss her latest piece called “Department of Justification,” which discussed the long-shared vision...

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Lessons from ‘The Battle of Algiers’

Author Sohail Daulatzai and Baltimore City Paper Editor Brandon Soderberg talk about the legacy of the 1966 film The Battle of Algiers and what that film can teach us today...

American Reason: The debt ceiling debate and Presidential overreach

A couple of weeks ago, had the House not kicked the fiscal can just a little bit further down the road to May, the country would have once again been...

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Watch: The Main Sequence and Jack Greve on Little Village Live

Check out The Main Sequence and Jack Greve on Little Village Live, performing at Public Space One in downtown Iowa City.