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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: March, 2021
Mar 30, 2021

In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the recent mass shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, and Boulder, Colorado.

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Mar 23, 2021

In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the calls for Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York to resign.

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Mar 16, 2021

In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss Oprah Winfrey’s interview of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

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Mar 9, 2021

In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the controversy over the decision to stop publishing six Dr. Seuss books.

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Mar 2, 2021

In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the fight to raise the federal minimum wage.

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