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You Don't Have to Yell

Nov 3, 2022

Globalization has resulted in higher living standards, cheaper products, and brought many out of poverty. It's also reduced the ability of states to manage their economies and safeguard the well being of their citizens.

Ben Studebaker discusses how nationalist movements and autocraticies have gained strength as a...


Oct 27, 2022

The discussion around undocumented immigrants often devolves into numbers and statistics, without much thought to the lives of those affected.

In this episode, Dan speaks with David, whose came to the United States from Colombia with his mother at 8 years of age and lived undocumented until his late teens.  David...


Oct 20, 2022

Reece Jones, political geographer from the University of Hawaii Manoa, discusses how borders across the developed world have become more militarized as the economy has become more interconnected, and how the US has inadvertently created a nationalized police force whose powers extend further into the country than most...


Oct 13, 2022

Julia Young of Catholic University discusses how economic interests competed with nativist fears in America's debate over immigration, how the effort to secure the US border with Mexico was originally out of concern about Chinese immigrants, and how the Irish and Italians once evoked the same fears many express...


Oct 6, 2022

Karina Breceda is a lifelong resident of El Paso, TX with family on both sides of the border. For the past decade, she's worked with migrant women and children in Juar├ęz, Mexico, who are often the victims of violent crime and exploitation as they seek asylum in the United States.

In this episode, we discuss how both...