No Jargon

No Jargon,  a weekly podcast from the Scholars Strategy Network, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives - and no jargon. 

July 11, 2017

The U.S. Constitution has remained nearly the same since its founding, but some states are calling for a constitutional convention to introduce sweeping changes. Robertson and Marcus delve into the past and uncertain future of the Constitution by explaining who is behind this effort, what they are proposing, and the arguments for and against calling a convention.

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June 27, 2017

The Sanders and Trump presidential campaigns both capitalized on emotional speeches and rallies. But politics were not always this way. Young examines the history of how charisma and emotional speaking became essential in elections.

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June 20, 2017

Many transgender Americans report being denied a job because of their identity, but that’s just one result of the discrimination they face.

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