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131: What Books Are We Reading?

131: What Books Are We Reading?

We’re back! After a brief but productive hiatus, the Society and the State podcast is back in production and we have a lot to discuss. In today’s episode, Connor and Bryan each share 3 of the books currently taking up space on their respective night stands. See what’s captured our interest and attention of late and feel free to add your suggestions for other worthwhile books in the comments section.  Links mentioned: Disturbing the Nest: Family Change and Decline in Modern Societies (Social Institutions and Social Change)By David Popenoe Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth Pre-Suasion: […]
March 27, 2019
35: Adam Steinbaugh on Freedom of Speech On Campus

35: Adam Steinbaugh on Freedom of Speech On Campus

Americans tend to be nonchalant about their freedom of speech. It’s something we too easily take for granted. However, college and university campuses across the nation are becoming the flashpoint for a growing number of freedom of speech issues. In this episode, we’re joined by Adam Steinbaugh of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. FIRE is currently involved in a number of cases involving free speech and due process in institutions of higher learning. 
October 3, 2017
32: Laura Blodgett on Do You Need Experts to Teach Your Child?

32: Laura Blodgett on Do You Need Experts to Teach Your Child?

If you’ve ever wondered whether you’re really qualified to teach your own children, Laura Blodgett has a message you need to hear. Your confidence as a parent will soar when you hear Laura’s take on why you’re more qualified than you’ve been led to believe. Learn about the difference between institutional learning and the quality of learning that happens when you become an expert on each of your kids.
September 25, 2017