#138 50/50 Nation? No! Morris Fiorina

Stanford University political scientist Morris Fiorina confronts the widespread assumption that voters are neatly split into rival camps, and argues that neither party can hold a majority for more than a few years. His new book is "Unstable Majorities: Polarization, Party Sorting and Political Stalemate.

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#135 What's Ahead in 2018: Richard and Jim's Forecast

In this episode, Jim and Richard bravely venture out onto the high diving board of ideas and plunge into the pool of predictions. We also asked listeners and "How Do We Fix It?"guests for their forecasts of the year to come.

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#124 Russia's Threat to U.S. Democracy: Amy Knight

Amy Knight, has been called "the West's foremost scholar of the KGB” by The New York Times. In her book "Orders to Kill "Knight traces Putin's journey from the Federal Security Service (FSB) in the late 1990's to his rise to absolute power in the Kremlin. 

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#123 Affirmative Action for Conservatives? Michael Roth

In this episode, Richard speaks with Wesleyan University President, Michael Roth, who wrote a recent article for the Wall Street Journal: "The Opening of the Liberal Mind: Affirmative action for the study of conservative ideas."

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