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A Few Reasonable Words

A Few Reasonable Words features three professors trying desperately to soothe the frayed nerves of the American public with the comforting balm of political science. We analyze current political events through the lens of political theory and research in American politics. Every week we offer a quick reminder about the basics in a segment called Civics for Grownups. We also include recommended readings. Learn more: https://afrwpodcast.wordpress.com/
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A podcast from three professors trying desperately to soothe the frayed nerves of the American public with the comforting balm of political science.

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Jul 29, 2016

In this week's show, we look for clues in the Republican Party platform about what may be changing in the Republican party, what remains the same, and what all of that tells us about the relationship between the activist base and its unorthodox nominee. Three political science professors can’t do the platform justice, so we encourage everyone to check out the actual platform! For more episodes, check out our website. http://afrwpodcast.wordpress.com

Jul 29, 2016

In this, the inaugural episode of A Few Reasonable Words, three political scientists discuss political party platforms--their history and their purpose--and make the case that it's actually worth your time to read them. 

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