In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss the expulsion of two representatives from the Tennessee state legislature.
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Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
· When two Democratic lawmakers were expelled from the Tennessee legislature, discussion turned to – and in the nation. Niki referred to about Tennessee’s dubious distinction as the least democratic state. Natalia drew on about how the state turned red, and Neil referenced about the insufficiency of federalism to ensure democracy.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
· discussed this PBS News Hour podcast, “ .”
· recommended Allyson P. Brantley’s Slate piece, “.”
· shared Lauren MacIvor Thompson’s Washington Post article, “ .”