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Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Our parenting pros from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research. Find the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app and subscribe today. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or acc ...
 
The Absolute Basketball Experience will be a deep dive into all things basketball. There will be coach and player interviews at the prep and college level, NBA talk, and recruiting news. Interviews with media members, hot takes and more. The Absolute Basketball Experience is just that, a total experience. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamie-shaw4/support
 
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The first CFP rankings have been released, and Max and Jason are here to recap what it means for the Big 12. Does Oklahoma have a chance to sneak in the top 4? Are the Sooners now the favorite to win the conference? Plus, Jason lays out a scenario for a 6-way tie atop the conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
All eyes are on Georgia now, as the campaigns for both senate seats are underway to determine which party will control the US Senate. For Democrats, the starting point for winning in Georgia is the historic work of Stacey Abrams. When she ran for governor of Georgia in 2018 as the first African American and the first woman candidate, she got more v…
 
Host Bruce Carlson reflects on 14 years of the podcast, provides a show update. Plus some listener questions on masks then and now, Presidents leaving (or not leaving) the Oval, and Kennedy's 1960 election and allegations of fraud.By Bruce Carlson
 
Monday we had good news on a Covid vaccine from Moderna, created with a billion dollars of taxpayer funding. Gregg Gonsalves takes up the question, Why does Moderna get to keep all the profits? Also: Why Mitch McConnell is a bigger threat to Americans than the virus. Plus: The legendary film critic for the late, lamented Village Voice, J. Hoberman,…
 
Check in with author and expert Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka on her best tips for parenting spirited and feisty kids and learning to love their energy. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation i…
 
Mike Davis on the Trump voters: Latinos in south Texas and white workers in the rust belt—and Biden’s big mistake: allowing Trump to claim "the economy" as his issue, instead of connecting jobs to controlling the pandemic. Also: Black Lives Matter had massive victories in the elections in America’s biggest county—LA, with 10 million people. They el…
 
We discuss the tight election that elected the first Democratic President in 25 years and some comparisons and contrasts to the current election. A President's umbrella, salutes for his "big foot," chain-armor clad parades, and the importance of a concern for the "general weal." all in this episode. Music by Stephan Siebert, About Life.…
 
Many children are go-with-the-flow types, but these kids have specific needs, too. Learn how to teach them how to express their own voices to create their own break-out moments. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discriminatio…
 
Jason and Max are joined by ESPN and SiriusXM's Holly Rowe to talk all things college football and Big 12, including how the sport is without fans, covering the WNBA Bubble and previewing WVU vs. Texas this weekend. The guys also recap last weekend, including Texas' win against Oklahoma State, and make their weekly picks. Learn more about your ad c…
 
John Nichols says Joe Biden seems to be headed for a historic win. On Wednesday afternoon he already had more than 70 million votes—the largest number of votes for a president in American history. He’s also above 50 per cent, something no Democrat has done in our lifetimes, except for Barack Obama. So this is likely to be a big victory, except for …
 
'The public and the public papers have been much occupied lately in placing us in a point of opposition to each other. ' So wrote Jefferson to Adams about the 1796 Presidential Election, America's first with two candidates with true campaigns. The letter didn't reach its recipient, the opposing candidate of a party; the old friends became political…
 
Learn how taking small steps and embracing a lifelong approach can help alleviate stress for kids who are shy. Featuring Robert Coplan. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go…
 
Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren talk about the changing voter turnout among white men and people of color over the last three presidential elections—and other features of our political system. They are hosting a new podcast for The Nation, “System Check”—checking the systems that hold us back: premiering Friday at TheNation.com, Apple podcas…
 
A candidate who didn't run for President. A candidate who ran, but didn't know he was running. A candidate who didn't want to run, but had no choice. A candidate who ran without seeming to run, and a candidate who ran but died before the votes were counted. An election that didn't happen, but would have been a humdinger if it did. A President who t…
 
Work through your child’s moodiness (hello whiny toddler or aloof teen) by focusing on the positive through your words and actions. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to …
 
Jason Kersey and Max Olson recap the only conference game from last week; West Virginia's win against Kansas. What intrigues Jason about OU vs. TCU this week? Oklahoma State moves up to #6 in the country, and have a crucial matchup against Iowa State. Later, the guys are joined by Berry Tramel from The Oklahoman to find out more about the Pokes. Le…
 
Mike Davis argues that climate change is bringing “extinction events” to native land cover around the world. Extreme fires are one of the main forces bringing this apocalypse—spurred in places like California by white flight among Trump supporters to high-fire-danger areas. Also: The new Aaron Sorkin film, Trial of the Chicago 7, opened on Netflix …
 
Abraham Lincoln running against...Sam Houston? It is not a far-fetched idea that Abraham Lincoln might have faced Texas hero Sam Houston in the election of 1860, as he was under serious consideration to be one of the candidates in what became a four-way Presidential election of 1860. And he would have been a formidable one, except backroom candleli…
 
Jimmy Carter's speechwriter said "We were 30 points up, but unfortunately we had to campaign." A tight race turns to a veritable battle of gaffes between two newbie Presidential candidates. A surprise challenger and an unelected President. We go over the close '76 election, including a last-minute event that almost changed history.…
 
Truman's high-tech train, Dewey's We Go High optimism and the defeat that made him cling to it, Truman's risky calling of a Session of Congress and how it went badly for him in a few ways, and Dewey's decision to get angry, unfortunately first at an average citizen and only later at his opponent. This and other lesser-known stories of the 1948 Elec…
 
Although we cannot always control our children, we can influence their environment. Find out how temperament impacts pivotal moments throughout the day. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodat…
 
Max and Jason are back to recap a wild Red River Rivalry, and how the top tier teams in the conference are separating themselves from the pack... and they aren't Oklahoma or Texas. Later, Anwar Richardson from OrangeBloods joins the show to discuss the latest on 'The Eyes of Texas' news and how Longhorn fans view the current state of the program. L…
 
A group of scientists are calling it “The Great Barrington declaration”—a strategy to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic by age-targeted reopening. The advocates call it “focused protection”; they say it would create herd immunity. Gregg Gonsalves argues that it will not—and that “we can do better.” Also: Cell-phone videos of police killing Black peop…
 
After the four TV debates between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy in 1960, there was talk of a fifth. That talk didn't result in another TV debate, but did provide one more campaign issue for a very tight election, and developed a new thing - TV debate negotiations. We look at 1960, the fifth debate talk, and other reasons besides the debates tha…
 
Study these six basics to determine how you can develop an action plan for a child with difficult demands. Plus, how to determine if you need to call in the pros for help. Featuring Dr. Sean McDevitt. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the…
 
Max and Jason recap another wild weekend in the Big 12, including TCU's win over Texas, Iowa State topping the Sooners in Ames, and Kansas State beating Texas Tech. Plus, thoughts on Oklahoma State, Baylor and West Virginia, and whether they belong in the upper-tier of the conference. Later, SoonerScoop.com's Eddie Radosevich joins the show to give…
 
When Trump left Walter Reed hospital, he tweeted “don’t be afraid of Covid-19.” Amy Wilentz disagrees, and argues that, while the president got the best medical care in the world—which we would want for any president—at the same time he’s trying to abolish Obamacare, which provides healthcare for tens of millions of Americans. Also: Ari Berman talk…
 
Does your child approach a new situation carefully, or do they jump in feet first? Lori and Mackenzie discuss how quickly your child might leap based on their temperament. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination stat…
 
Biden debated Trump on Tuesday night—John Nichols has our analysis, and suggests that it may be the Republicans who pull out of the remaining debates, given the damage their candidate did to his candidacy and the rest of the Republican candidates. Also: Remember the days of the hashtag “Free Melania”? Remember how we said she was a hostage in the W…
 
Why did we go to war in Iraq in 2003? What happened in the 18 months between 9/11 and March 2003 that drove that decision? What was it about George Bush and Tony Blair that meant war was in the cards? And what motivated these two men at the peak of their powers – with the world on their side – to pursue a war that would prove to be historically unp…
 
Did you know simple tricks like making eye contact, written notes and clear commands can aid in your child’s concentration levels? Try out some of our pro tips to help his or her focus (and maybe even your own). Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provid…
 
On the first episode of One True Pod, Max Olson and Jason Kersey recap the first two weeks of non-conference action. Then, the guys get into the 5-game weekend slate, including Kansas State traveling to Norman, and Texas Tech welcoming the Longhorns. Finally, wild cards; which programs will surprise in 2020? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
 
We need at last two more justices on the Supreme Court—and more would be better—as many as ten more. Elie Mystal explains—he’s the magazine’s justice correspondent. Also: how climate change is forcing migration out of low lying coastal areas: Sonia Shah reports on what happened in the Bahamian island of Abaco after Hurricane Dorian last September—a…
 
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