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41 – American Education

American education used to be the pinnacle of the world, however in the last few decades it has steadily declined while the average cost per student has risen dramatically. Obviously there exists fundamental problems at the very heart of American education, but can they be mended through bold reforms?

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Show Notes

Readings of interest –

  1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamandrzejewski/2019/04/10/seven-troubling-facts-on-american-higher-education-you-probably-dont-know/amp/
  2. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2019/01/15/equal-opportunity-in-american-education/amp/
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33 – Impeachment

President Trump has been waging political war on his enemies for some time and with the release of the Mueller report as well as a number of other investigations into the President, and oversight committee hearings, subpoenas and all else, the president is ramping up his rhetoric, and his combativeness with the coequal branch of government- Congress. Currently the House is considering beginning impeachment proceedings, and a number of requests by the House to testify have been ignored. Should the President be impeached?

Show Notes

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32 – Nancy Pelosi, The Great Maintainer

Nancy Pelosi is the antithesis to the progressive wing of the Democratic party which is the true core of the party, she consistently works to undermine her own party and is one of the establishment’s core figures in American politics – her leadership is a hindrance to the Democratic Party, and in some ways to the country. She is excellent, great even at her ability to maintain the status quo.

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Issue Brief, 8 – End the Anti-Vaccination Movement

Show Notes

Some important links below pertaining to the Anti-Vaccination movement.

1.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5489284/

2.https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/who-are-the-anti-vaxxers/amp

3.https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/3347503002

4.https://measlesrubellainitiative.org/anti-vaccination-movement/

5.https://amp.theguardian.com/cities/2019/mar/14/are-urban-anti-vaccine-hotspots-putting-children-at-risk

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Issue Brief, 7 – Mindfulness