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To The Republic: Foreign Election Interference

On this episode, Jake discusses the threat that online foreign election interference/ disinformation campaigns have to political stability in both the United States and the rest of the world. By discussing the root of the problem, Jake underlines the ways these attacks are carried out and the effects they have on governments and citizens throughout …

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To The Republic: Censorship vs Expansion- The Fight Over Literature in America’s Schools

Jake and Geoff discuss the history of censorship around the world as governments or the public have sought to stop the consumption of “corrupting” literature. Through examination of the most banned books in the US, they try to figure out the motivation behind today’s push to stop the consumption of certain curriculum or books in …

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TTR: History Education in the US

Jake is joined by Doctor Donna Sinclair to discuss the history of social studies education in the United States. They then discuss some of the challenges that school boards and teachers face in the modern-era, especially with the controversy around the definition and perceived implementation of “Critical Race Theory” into state curriculums Enjoy!