12: "Sus"tainable Solutions (feat. Dr. Christina Boyes)
11: Social Mediacracy (feat. Dr. Jennifer Forestal)
10: Wore On Terror (feat. Kiela Crabtree)
9: Whose War It Best? (feat. Drs. Jess and Alex Braithwaite)
8: Migrants Go Marching One By One (feat. Dr. Jesse Acevedo)
CNN and Fox News definitely want you to believe their theories to explaining immigration. But when actually looking at the data, what truly causes migration, and in turn, what does migration cause politically?
On episode 8, we speak with Professor Jesse Acevedo about his research on migration and remittances. Covering the movement of people and money across the Americas, we debunk assumptions behind migration and offer a path towards engaging questions of immigration in moving forward.
7: Environmental Faux Policies (feat. Adriana Molina Garzon)
Environmentalism should be easy, right? On this episode of Poli Sigh we talk with Adriana Molina Garzon about the faux pas behind what seem like good, green policies.
Covering the realities of balancing different interests and different institutions, we hear about the prospects of environmentalism in a world that's still struggling to figure out how equity fits alongside environmental necessity.
6: Green Spaces and Market Places (feat. Dr. Emily Ray)
5: The Performance of a Lifetime (feat. Owen Fite)
3: Hide and Democraseek (feat. Dr. Carew Boulding)
2: Drink the Libertea (feat. Dr. Elisabeth Anker)
Drama? Plot twists? Violence? Is American politics really just a TV series?
In this episode we talk with Professor Elisabeth Anker about the theatrics behind U.S. politics, how morality has come to define political messaging, and whether there's benefit to holding on to normative values like freedom.
1: Grin and Polar Bear It (feat. Courtney Johnson)
Just how much do Americans hate each other? Are political divisions worse now than ever? Can we blame social media or Trump? Is there any way out of this?
In this episode we chat with political behavioralist, Courtney Johnson, to discuss partisan polarization and tolerance in the United States today.