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Episode 189: Who Owns Americas Schools?
Episode 189: Who Owns Americaâ€™s Schools?
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Episode 154: The Women Turned Away
Across the country, states are making abortion less and less accessible. And that means there are many people who seek an abortion but are denied one. So what does that mean for a womanâ€™s health and well being? And what impacts does this have on her children? Professor Diana Greene Foster discusses the groundbreaking Turnaway Study she led to answer these questions. Check out Fosterâ€™s SSN brief, New Evidence about Women's Experience with Abortion - Compared to Carrying Unwanted Pregnancies to Term Visit the website for the Turnaway Study Read the article by Foster and the article by Professor Ushma Upadhyay mentioned in the episode (paywall)
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Episode 166: Lawyers, Lawyers, and More Lawyers
In a democracy, government is supposed to represent the people. But Congress doesnâ€™t exactly look like your average American. In fact, lawyers make up a huge number of our federal representatives, but only a small percentage of the American population. Professor Adam Bonica unravels why we have so many lawyers in office, what fundraising has to do with it, and what it all means for how our government functions. For more on this topic: Read this Vox piece on Bonicaâ€™s research, There are too many lawyers in politics. Hereâ€™s what to do about it. Check out his academic articles, Professional Networks, Early Fundraising, and Electoral Success and Why Are There So Many Lawyers in Congress?