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No Jargon

Series produced by Shira Rascoe

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No Jargon, a weekly podcast from the Scholars Strategy Network, presents interviews with top university scholars.

No Jargon, a weekly podcast from the Scholars Strategy Network, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives - and no jargon.

For more, visit www.scholars.org


9 Pieces

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Changing public opinion and high costs have death sentences in decline in America. Professor Frank Baumgartner explains that when they do happen, r...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
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Poverty can persist in the same communities for generations, especially communities of color. Professor Darrick Hamilton walks through the policies...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 27:15
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Development efforts in American cities often push out long-term residents and communities of color. Zeroing in on Baltimore, Professor Brandi Bless...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 22:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Development efforts in American cities often push out long-term residents and communities of color. Zeroing in on Baltimore, Professor Brandi Bless...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 21:27
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As charter school debates play out at the local level, out-of-state donors are contributing millions of dollars to school board campaigns in cities...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 19:39
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Rollbacks on federal regulations will put American’s food at risk. Professor Adam Sheingate explains the risks to consumers and the prospects for f...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2017
  • Length: 23:21
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Protests that turn violent have been a constant throughout American history. Professor Ashley Howard explains their origins, and how new laws, poli...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 26:10
  • Purchases: 1
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The outsized influence of money in U.S. politics is a problem. Sean McElwee and Professor Tabatha Abu El-Haj describe how donors skew policy and ho...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 38:13
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As the federal government ramps up deportation efforts, myths about sanctuary cities are widespread. Professor Tom Wong shows how local sanctuary p...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:46