KXRW Vancouver Presents

To The Republic

We exploring civics, history, and U.S. institutions. 

1st Thursday at 12:00 pm

To The Republic

To The Republic

Episode Library

How the concept of Federalism began and is practiced in the United States. Enjoy! ...
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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 the globe. Jake then lays out three ways the international community, governments, private companies and us as individuals can combat the use of foreign election campaigns.Enjoy! ...
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In this episode, Jake touches on the events from the Ukraine and talks about where his predictions from last month's episode were wrong. Then Jake takes a massive turn to talk about the history of Hawaiian laborers and settlers in the Pacific Northwest as part of the British fur trade in the 19th century.Enjoy! ...
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On this episode of To The Republic, Jake discusses the likelihood of war between the US/NATO and Russia over a Russian invasion of Ukraine. Jake analyses the history, structure and philosophy of NATO to determine what actions the US would take should Russia invade its neighbor. Enjoy! ...
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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 America's schools ...
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What are Liberalism, Realism and Constructivism? How do these schools of thought influence how we see the world, help us explain why things are they way they are and what may be to come in international relations? Jake and Matt have all the answers in this episode of To The Republic! ...
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Jake and Geoff discuss the different ways democracy is implemented by governments around the world, why that is and how they work.-enjoy! ...
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Just trying to make sense of a bad situation ...
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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 curriculumsEnjoy! ...
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Jake and Matt ask the question: are the electoral college, equal representation in the Senate and the senate filibuster anti-democratic processes, and if so, what can be done to fix them?Enjoy! ...
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About Our Show

As an expansion of Say What You Mean, Jake and Geoff have created a new show dedicated to exploring civics, history, and U.S. institutions to be broadcasted through the radio station KXRW.

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Jake

Jake Jochim

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Geoff Lopez

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Matt Reeves

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