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Entangling Alliances

Are America’s alliances worth it, or not?

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REPLAY: Music and Democracy

It’s not just a jig — it tells the story of America.

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Planned Destruction

Have you ever noticed that some neighborhoods are always much hotter than others?

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Lighting Up A Better Future

In July, Virginia will become the first Southern state to legalize marijuana.

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Protecting Human Rights

Domestic workers quite literally keep us alive. It’s about time they got their rights.

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The Waters

We have a lot to do with what happens to rainwater.

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Who Votes?

Remember those twelve months where every ad was asking you to vote? It was inescapable. But even with historic voter turnout, a third of eligible adults didn’t vote.

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New Voices At The Table

A new generation of Virginia politicians reflects on the 50th anniversary of Virginia’s 1971 constitution.

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Expanding the Franchise

Voting is important. But so many Americans can’t do it. This week, we explore one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time: felon disenfranchisement.

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Y’all Alright?!

The GDP is rebounding while many Americans continue to struggle. Is it time to reconsider how we calculate the nation’s economic wellbeing?

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Presidential Leadership

What makes a leader decide to go to war? We take a look at the beginning of United States imperialism as we consider why leaders do the things they do.

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The Pandemic Election

This election has a lot of people worried about voting–how to do it and how to make it count.