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. 

November 23, 2016

Professor Sarah Bowen discusses her research on why home-cooking is not all it's cracked up to be. She gives a more realistic account of the idealized family dinner, and how money, time, and gender norms impact how and when families eat.

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November 22, 2016

Professor Chris S. Parker details why given America’s racial history, the election of Donald Trump is not a surprise. Reactionary parties have always appealed to voters beyond the rural, working class, and Trump supporters are no exception.

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November 15, 2016

Professor Kathy Cramer shares lessons from her conversations with rural communities in Wisconsin. Rural voters often feel forgotten, misunderstood, and disrespected, which directly affects their sense of politics and whom they elect to office.

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