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Black History Month and Using History to as a Political Tool; Also, Is ChatGPT a Better Communicator than You?

With the start of February, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss Black History Month, whether its observation as a momentary point of emphasis is helpful to society or not, and how picking fights over what history is taught, and how it is taught, can be

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The Murder of Tyre Nichols is Both Different From, and Similar To, Other Cases of Police Brutality; Also, Putting Friendship Over Facts

Looking at the senseless murder of Tyree Nichols, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss whether anything can be taken from the relative speed in which the process of holding the responsible officers accountable has begun and consider what can be taken awa

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Are State Run Lotteries Bad Government and Anti-American? Also, Why Pessimism on Americas Future is Misguided

Historian Jonathan D. Cohen has recently been making the rounds asking some important questions about whether operating lotteries is a proper thing for governments to do, and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at Cohen’s rationale for questioning l

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Keeping Up with the Konfidentials; Also, Why the Labor Market Seems Bulletproof

With presidents being caught with confidential documents that they should no longer have now apparently being a trend, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana compare how President Biden and former President Trump responded to their respective document controversy,

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Running the Same Play from Anti-Democracy Playbook in Brazil; Also, Extending Education Beyond the “Three Rs”

Seeing the attack on the presidential palace, Supreme Court, and Congress in Brazil by supporters of their former President Bolsenaro James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how this attack mirrored the 2021 insurrection in the U.S. and consider whether see

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Streaming Between the Lines – “The Eugenics Crusade”

Michelle Ferrari’s “The Eugenics Crusade,” which originally aired in 2018 on PBS, tells the story of the rise and fall of eugenics in American scientific, social and political spheres, and. James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what stood out most in the

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Is the US to Blame for the Education Ban on Women in Afghanistan? Also, the Illusion of Time and the Merits of a Dry January

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to the Taliban’s recent move to ban college education for women in Afghanistan and consider whether the US bears any responsibility for this development (01:35). The guys also weigh in on the ongoing debate over whethe

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Is Behaving Respectably Overrated in the 21st Century? Also, the Fusion Power Breakthrough and the Possibility of Endless Energy

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana weigh in on the idea that the tech revolution has resulted in leaders in business or public life no longer feeling the need to behave in a respectable manner (01:26). The guys also react to the recently announced fusion powe

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Why the Midterm Elections Diverged from Expectations; Also, the Mentality Underlying Indonesia’s Sex Ban

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look back at the 2022 midterm election now that things have pretty much shaken and consider why the results from a big picture standpoint were both divergent from historical norms and unexpected in light of many contem

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Legitimate Anger Over Biden’s Justifiable Move to Undercut Railway Unions; Also, Michelle Obama’s “Controversial” Insight on Marriage

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the issues surrounding, and the anger resulting from, the move by President Joe Biden, the self proclaimed “most pro union president,” to use a nearly 100 year old law to undercut railway unions in order to ave

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