Episode 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.Read more.
Episode 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 AmericanRead more.
Episode 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 patrolRead more.
Episode 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 myRead more.
Episode 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 lastRead more.
Episode 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 displaysRead more.
Episode 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 SpanishRead more.
Episode 203: Sports and Protest or, “Martin, Malcolm, and Colin”
As my husband continues to remind me, we are only a few days away from the start of a newRead more.
Episode 202: History at the Movies or, “The Hungry Panther Games”
Y’all. I just got home from seeing Black Klansman and it’s necessary viewing. Set in the 70s, this movie isRead more.
Episode 201: Russia, or “What the Helsinki?!”
In 1223, Genghis Khan’s army invaded the territory of the Kievan Rus. They established the Khanate of the Golden HordeRead more.