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Past Present

Past Present brings together three historians to discuss what's happening in American politics and culture today. Natalia, Neil, and Niki bring historical insights to the news of the day, offering listeners an alternative to the reflexive and polarized world of punditry. Interested in the world around you but exhausted by rote reactions and partisan talking points? You've come to the right place.
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Now displaying: February, 2016
Feb 23, 2016

In this week's episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia debate Scalia's legacy, women in comedy, and Kendrick Lamar's Grammy performance. 

Feb 16, 2016

In this week's episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki debate the Zika virus and public health, Beyonce's Formation, and Hillary Clinton's feminism problem.

Feb 9, 2016

In this week's episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate Hillary Clinton's comments on Reconstruction, Mattel's release of a curvy Barbie doll, and Bernie Sanders's religious (non)affiliation.

Feb 2, 2016

In this week's episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia debate racism and the Oscars, Oprah and the history of Weight Watchers, and why Iowa comes first. 

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