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Best Nicole Hemmer podcasts we could find (updated July 2020)
Best Nicole Hemmer podcasts we could find
Updated July 2020
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Past Present brings together three historians to discuss what's happening in American politics and culture today. Natalia, Neil, and Niki bring historical insights to the news of the day, offering listeners an alternative to the reflexive and polarized world of punditry. Interested in the world around you but exhausted by rote reactions and partisan talking points? You've come to the right place.
 
From a global pandemic upending society to an especially intense U.S. presidential election cycle, we’re living in an unprecedented time. Maybe. In this show, Jody Avirgan, political historian Nicole Hemmer, and special guests rescue stories from the entirety of U.S. political history to map our journey through this era. Each episode takes one moment, big or small, from that day in the past and explores how it might inform our present –– and it does so in under ten minutes. New episodes rele ...
 
Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues. backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia
 
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Is Trump's Incitement of his Armed Followers to Confront Demonstrators his Reelection Strategy? | In Afghanistan Russia Holds a Grudge But the Taliban Hardly Need to be Bribed to Kill Americans | China's Forced Sterilization of Uighur Womenbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
Conservative media activism Beginning with the America First Movement, conservative political activists also became conservative media figures. In addition to writing conservative books and hosting radio or television programs, these activists also created civic organizations and worked on political campaigns from Eisenhower to Goldwater and Reagan…
 
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SCOTUS Hands Trump a Victory Even Though he is Whining That it's Not Fair | Trump and Roberts are the Winners While the American Public is the Loser | In Extinguishing the Voice of America, We Lose Our Best "Soft Power" Assetbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
It’s July 9th. On this day in 1992, Bill Clinton announced Al Gore as his selection to be his Vice Presidential running mate. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer are joined by John Dickerson of 60 Minutes to discuss why Clinton went with another young Southerner, and whether VP selections even matter. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud me…
 
Trump's Niece Portrays Her Uncle as a Fraud and a Bully Whose Ego is So Fragile it Must Be Bolstered Every Moment | The Supreme Court Makes Birth Control Less Accessible and Abortion More Likely | The Left Wing and Right Wing Populists Meet For a White House Photo-opbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedi…
 
In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the deplatforming of extremists by social media sites from Reddit to YouTube. Support Past Present on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pastpresentpodcast Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: Social media platforms like Reddit are taking a harder line on regulating ext…
 
It’s July 7th. On this day in 1958, President Eisenhower signed the Alaska Statehood Act, bringing Alaska on as the 49th state. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer are joined by John Dickerson of 60 Minutes to discuss how states get added, and whether we think we will be adding a new one in this country anytime soon. John’s new book is “The Hardest Job …
 
Culture Informs Politics The Alt-Right believes politics is downstream from culture. They operate in this meta-political sphere where changing American politics must start with changing culture, discourse, and language. The internet allowed the Alt-Right’s ideology to proliferate through memes, in online communities, and finally into mainstream cul…
 
Job Guarantees Could Reverse the Epidemic of Job Loss Since the Government Has the Cure | SCOTUS Hands DeVos a Victory to Fund Religious Schools at the Expense of Public Education | Mexico's AMLO Thinks Jesus Christ Can Cure the Pandemicbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
It’s July 2nd. Today, the story of John Dickinson, who attended the Continental Congress, was witness to the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, but abstained from voting for or signing the document. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer are joined by John Dickerson of 60 Minutes to discuss the story of the “forgotten founder.” John’s new book is…
 
How Far Out on Limb is Trump With His Latest Routine "Hoax" Defense? | Protestors Arrested On the First Day of China's New Security Law in Hong Kong | With Trump and Putin Having the Ability to Destroy the World at Their Fingertip, We Should All be Worriedbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
Trump's Excuses For Ignoring Intelligence Get Increasingly Lame as More Evidence Emerges | The Taliban Side of the Story From Someone Who Was Kidnapped by Them | The Supreme Court's Makeup Gift to the Religious Rightbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
It’s June 30th. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer are joined by Jane Coaston of Vox to discuss the NYC newspaper strike of 1945. There were eight daily newspapers serving millions and millions each day. When delivery workers went on strike, it revealed a lot about the media environment, labor, and more. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a prou…
 
As Trump Does the Opposite of What is Needed, We Could Have 300,000 Covid Deaths by November | What Happens When Trump Rejects the Election Results? | With Trump's Backing, Israel Moves to Annex 30% of the West Bankbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
It’s June 25th. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer are joined by Jane Coaston of Vox to discuss “The Great Reunion” of 1913. 50 years after the Battle of Gettysburg, Civil War veterans returned to swap stories and shape the story of how America remembers that conflict. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Get…
 
Republicans Try to Shut Down Testimony From Critics of Barr | The U.S. Military's Vulnerability to Infiltration by Neo-Nazi Groups | The Latest Threats From North Korea and Why China Props up the Regimebackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
How "Moscow Mitch's" Voting Suppression is Playing Out in Kentucky Today | A Former AUSA with the SDNY on How New York Prosecutors Will Not be Cowed by Barr and Trump | Dr. Fauci's Testimony Today and the Need For the Country to Unite to Face a Common Threatbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss Bostock v. Clayton County, the recent Supreme Court decision protecting gay and transgender people from workplace discrimination. Support Past Present on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pastpresentpodcast Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: In an unexpected victory …
 
It’s June 23rd. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer are joined by Jane Coaston of Vox to discuss “Resurrection City,” an encampment that occupied the National Mall in Washington DC for six weeks in the summer of 1968. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Get in touch if you have any ideas for future topics, or…
 
Strands of Incriminating Evidence Against Trump are Coming Together | An Update on the Pandemic as Trump Pretends it Has Gone Away | Trump and Miller's Relentless Drive to Hurt Immigrants and Their Familiesbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
Ethical Communication Ethical communication involves respect and civil discourse. Taking time to listen to other sides and treating lawmakers with civility are key to a healthy democratic process. Respecting procedures that bolster the institutions of democracy and working together can help us achieve a better America. The truth is click bait The t…
 
It’s June 18th. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer discuss the history of Juneteenth — which is tomorrow, June 19th! It started as a Texas commemoration of the end of slavery, and has slowly spread throughout the country, and appears to be on its way to becoming an official holiday. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of Radiotopia…
 
Trump and Barr's Frantic Last-Ditch Effort to Stop the Release of Bolton's Book | Trump's "Law and Order" Photo Op Dressed up as Police Reform | Democratic Candidate's Race in Kentucky to Unseat McConnell Tightensbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
Kim Jong-Un's Sister Issues North Korea's Latest Round of Threats | Chinese Soldiers Club 20 Indian Soldiers to Death on Disputed Border | The Supreme Court's Ruling Protecting LGBT Americans From Being Fired Because of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identitybackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the life and legacy of playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer. Support Past Present on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pastpresentpodcast Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: Pioneering AIDS activist Larry Kramer died this month. Natalia referred to this Vulture i…
 
It’s June 16th. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer discuss the passage of the first raft of legislation that would come to be known as The New Deal. History remembers the entire era as one of sweeping reform, but there was traditional politics at play in its passage, too. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. …
 
An Awakening Underway Will Leave Trump and His Racist Followers in the Rear-View Mirror of History | The Toppling of Statues of Confederate Generals and Slave Traders | Trump's Attack on the Staff of the International Criminal Courtbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
Trump's Misuse of the Most Diverse Class of West Point Cadets as Campaign Props | The Militarized Mindset of Policing in America | Shifting the Focus from Jihadist Terrorists Abroad to Right-Wing Terrorists at Homebackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmediaBy Ian Masters
 
Who Gets Fact-Checked? PolitiFact finds statements of “fact” by American politicians that can be verified and are highly visible, or pertinent, to a current national conversation. This is the reason why high-ranking officials such as Members of Congress, Senators, Cabinet members, and the President are at the top of the list. The President gets che…
 
Trump's Gift to Donald Jr., You Can Now Kill Hibernating Bear Cubs and Their Mothers Along With Wolf Pups | Trump Chooses "Juneteenth" and Tulsa, the Site of the Worst Massacre of Blacks in Our History, for his Campaign Rally | The Economist Stephanie Kelton Explodes the Deficit Mythbackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.c…
 
It’s June 11th. We’re breaking format a bit today. Jody Avirgan and Nicole Hemmer are joined by Slate’s Josh Levin to talk about a day in 1963 where four massive events all happened together. Alabama Governor George Wallace tried to block two black students from entering a building at the University of Alabama. In response, President Kennedy federa…
 
Trump's Appropriation of Nixon's 1968 "Silent Majority" Playbook Will Not Work in 2020 | Barr as a Right-Wing Culture Warrior Propping Up a Weak Strongman | Defunding the Police and Eradicating the Culture of Impunitybackgroundbriefing.org/donatetwitter.com/ianmastersmediafacebook.com/ianmastersmedia…
 
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