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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: April, 2021
Apr 27, 2021

In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss the cultural influence of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

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Apr 20, 2021

In this week's episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the parallels between the 1920s and our current moment.

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Apr 13, 2021

In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the debate over school reopening.

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Apr 6, 2021

In this episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss the life and legacy of the late children’s author Beverly Cleary.

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