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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: April, 2020
Apr 28, 2020

In this episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss protests against the current national lockdown.

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Apr 21, 2020

In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the prospect of large-scale voting by mail come November and the fate of the U.S. Postal Service.

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Apr 14, 2020

In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss hydroxychloroquine, the drug President Trump is pushing as a potential cure for the coronavirus.

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Apr 7, 2020

In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss the new Netflix series, Tiger King.

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