Season 2: Historical Context

213: 2019 Oscar Nominees or, “The Vice Favourite Green Panther Klansman from Bohemian Roma is Born”
Happy Spring Break! Oh what’s that? You have to go into work over spring break? That sucks. Well, at least
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212: Saudi Arabia or, “Jared and the Crown Prince sitting in a tree”
As we speak, 10 women are going on trial for advocating their right to drive cars. Yeah, to drive cars.
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211: North Korea or, “If you give a Kim a country, he’s gonna want some nukes”
I had planned this big dramatic intro where I would go over all of the juicy details about the most
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210: Political Gridlock or, “Do Something, Congress!”
As I record this, the US Congress has just begun its 116th session and is, in theory, getting to work.
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209: Thanksgiving or, “The Squanto Treatment”
Fair warning: I’ve given myself a challenge this episode. I’m going to try to teach you a story from American
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208: Central American Migration or, “THE CARAVAN!”
They’re coming… Can you feel it?… Their footsteps reverberating across Mexico… all along the border American troops and border patrol
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207: Voting or, “Sorry George”
Hey! I don’t know if y’all have heard but, there’s an election going on. I know! Thankfully 3,000 of my
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206: Indigenous Americans (pt. 2) or “1491”
I hope everyone had a great Columbus Day weekend! I did not because I’m from Austin and as of last
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205: Indigenous Americans (pt. 1), or “Dang I wish I was an Inca”
Two months ago, I traveled around Peru with twelve teenagers. We visited churches and underground crypts filled with artistic displays
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204: Immigration or, “Good fences make tense neighbors”
Early in the morning on September 16, 1810, a priest was warned that he would soon be arrested by Spanish
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