Student Podcasts: US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College

by US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College

Student Podcasts: US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 14
  • Last: 29 Dec 2016
Podcasts on topics in American politics, by the students in US Federal Government and Politics at Beloit College, taught by John McMahon

Episodes (14)

  • Racism in American Politics
    Racism in American Politics
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Noritsugu Shiba This podcast talk about racism in American politics. Racism is big issue in American Politics. The history shows us discrimination and segregation. The contemporary politics also shows the racism such as young black men’s... Read more →
    By Noritsugu Shiba This podcast talk about racism in American politics. Racism is big issue in American Politics. The history shows us discrimination and segregation. The contemporary politics also shows the racism such as young black men’s... Read more →

  • Climate Change
    Climate Change
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Josh Nelson and Jay Hoffman Climate change has been debated in the past, but not as much as it has been in recent times. Science has shown that climate change (previously known as “global warming”) is impacting the planet we inhabit; man... Read more →
    By Josh Nelson and Jay Hoffman Climate change has been debated in the past, but not as much as it has been in recent times. Science has shown that climate change (previously known as “global warming”) is impacting the planet we inhabit; man... Read more →

  • Gender-Neutral Bathrooms
    Gender-Neutral Bathrooms
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    by Apollo Justice-Johnson Features “Holiday Ukulele Love Song” from Uplifting Acoustic by Seastock https://johnamcmahon.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/justice-johnson.mp3  
    by Apollo Justice-Johnson Features “Holiday Ukulele Love Song” from Uplifting Acoustic by Seastock https://johnamcmahon.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/justice-johnson.mp3  

  • Voter ID Laws
    Voter ID Laws
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Carter Skolnick and Jesse Luong In our podcast, we examined the connections between common Republican rhetoric of voter ID, low voter turnout within the American democratic system and voter ID laws. The legitimacy of American votes has b... Read more →
    By Carter Skolnick and Jesse Luong In our podcast, we examined the connections between common Republican rhetoric of voter ID, low voter turnout within the American democratic system and voter ID laws. The legitimacy of American votes has b... Read more →

  • Campaign Finance Reform
    Campaign Finance Reform
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Beau Fountaine On this riveting episode of my podcast I talk about campaign finance, focusing primarily on Citizen’s United and the fallout of that Supreme Court decision. I also explore the history of campaign finance in America from th... Read more →
    By Beau Fountaine On this riveting episode of my podcast I talk about campaign finance, focusing primarily on Citizen’s United and the fallout of that Supreme Court decision. I also explore the history of campaign finance in America from th... Read more →

  • Marijuana in Modern America
    Marijuana in Modern America
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Ethan Perel-Wertman and Joel Feinerman Marijuana in Modern America is an engaging podcast that takes the listener on a journey through the issue of marijuana legalization. Hosted by Joel Feinerman and Ethan Perel-Wertman, the podcast ope... Read more →
    By Ethan Perel-Wertman and Joel Feinerman Marijuana in Modern America is an engaging podcast that takes the listener on a journey through the issue of marijuana legalization. Hosted by Joel Feinerman and Ethan Perel-Wertman, the podcast ope... Read more →

  • Affirmative Action
    Affirmative Action
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Hannah Klintworth In this podcast, I briefly examine marginalized groups within the context of current and past America to clarify why affirmative action exists, discuss the history of affirmative action and its history in the Supreme Co... Read more →
    By Hannah Klintworth In this podcast, I briefly examine marginalized groups within the context of current and past America to clarify why affirmative action exists, discuss the history of affirmative action and its history in the Supreme Co... Read more →

  • Campus Carry
    Campus Carry
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    by Zach Jenkins and Ethan Harycki In our podcast Zach and I cover the topics of the new campus carry law in Texas and the cocks not glocks movement which sparked from the law passing. We will primarily be focusing on the law itself because ... Read more →
    by Zach Jenkins and Ethan Harycki In our podcast Zach and I cover the topics of the new campus carry law in Texas and the cocks not glocks movement which sparked from the law passing. We will primarily be focusing on the law itself because ... Read more →

  • Police Brutality
    Police Brutality
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Lillie Herbst This is a podcast dealing with issues of police discrimination and brutality towards people of color. I discussed with Beloit faculty members the past, present, and future events that will shape and define the police force,... Read more →
    By Lillie Herbst This is a podcast dealing with issues of police discrimination and brutality towards people of color. I discussed with Beloit faculty members the past, present, and future events that will shape and define the police force,... Read more →

  • The Electoral College
    The Electoral College
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Katia Virieux You want to learn more about the Electoral College and how it works? You are looking for arguments to help you make your mind to either support or oppose the Electoral College? Maybe you want to learn more about alternative... Read more →
    By Katia Virieux You want to learn more about the Electoral College and how it works? You are looking for arguments to help you make your mind to either support or oppose the Electoral College? Maybe you want to learn more about alternative... Read more →

  • The War on Drugs and Marijuana Legalization
    The War on Drugs and Marijuana Legalization
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Lindsey Bogott This podcast is about the war on drugs and the legalization of recreational marijuana in the United States, more specifically in states where it has already been legalized, and how that has affected incarceration rates for... Read more →
    By Lindsey Bogott This podcast is about the war on drugs and the legalization of recreational marijuana in the United States, more specifically in states where it has already been legalized, and how that has affected incarceration rates for... Read more →

  • The Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Mark Stephens and Steven O’Neil This thrilling podcast focuses on the Supreme Court. More specifically, we discuss major cases the Supreme Court has dealt with, and how the Supreme Court has developed into a formidable power within the A... Read more →
    By Mark Stephens and Steven O’Neil This thrilling podcast focuses on the Supreme Court. More specifically, we discuss major cases the Supreme Court has dealt with, and how the Supreme Court has developed into a formidable power within the A... Read more →

  • College Activists at Standing Rock
    College Activists at Standing Rock
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Natalie Green The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline began this year and immediately became a controversy due to environmental concerns, treaty violations, and health risks. Due to these human rights violations and environmental ... Read more →
    By Natalie Green The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline began this year and immediately became a controversy due to environmental concerns, treaty violations, and health risks. Due to these human rights violations and environmental ... Read more →

  • How a Bill Becomes a Law
    How a Bill Becomes a Law
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    Published: 29 Dec 2016 Duration: n/a
    By Morgan Monteiro In this podcast, I discuss the process on how a bill becomes a law. I go step-by-step and do my best to explain the rather long and convoluted process, and then begin a discussion on the fact that not many people seem to ... Read more →
    By Morgan Monteiro In this podcast, I discuss the process on how a bill becomes a law. I go step-by-step and do my best to explain the rather long and convoluted process, and then begin a discussion on the fact that not many people seem to ... Read more →