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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: August, 2020
Aug 25, 2020

In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

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Aug 18, 2020

In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate.

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Aug 11, 2020

In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss the conspiracy theory known as QAnon.

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Aug 4, 2020

In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the continued unrest in Portland and the deployment of federal forces to quell it.

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