Reagan was wrong. Government isn’t the problem, as the pandemic makes clear
Christian Grose was quoted in an LA Times article which goes over the important role government should play, particularly in times of crisis.
drinking, still I thirst: the impact of bottled water
by Casey Fischl Bottled water consumption has steadily increased over the last few decades, reaching an all-time high in 2017 with 13.7 billion gallons of bottled water purchased in the United States. The consumption of bottled water has surpassed all other products in the beverage industry, including soda and beer. Read more…
Who Has the Ear of Your Legislators and Why They Can’t Seem to Get Anything Done
We’re six months away from one of the most consequential midterm elections in modern history, and Americans are fed up with Congress. Politicians have gotten a bad rap throughout history, but today’s legislators are setting record lows in approval ratings and public trust. What gives? Why do they disappoint us so often? Are they really ignoring our needs and demands, or are we misunderstanding the challenges they face?
In this episode, Sarah Anderson shows that it’s a little of both: politicians don’t listen to all constituents equally, but they also can’t just snap their fingers and fulfill our wishes.
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Beirut: Action Thriller, Social Commentary, Both?
Erroll Southers discusses the movie & the controversy (#boycottbeirutmovie) that went with it, featuring veteran guests David Warshofsky, Lt. Col Olivia Nelson, & Jonathan Schwartz.
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Experts Say LA Is Making The Right Call When It Won’t Pay For New Stadiums
BusinessNow quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on the trend in Los Angeles to require private funding for new stadium projects.
Strong female characters ground Mudbound as it tells of the challenges returning soldiers with different world views as they return to family and a small Mississippi community that hasn’t weathered the storms and triumphs they have seen half a world away. A spoilery conversation on this ensemble film about war at home and abroad.
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Wonder Woman is finally on the big screen!
After dozens of superhero films, has director Patty Jenkins revitalized the DC universe with this superheroine? Amid all the “rep-sweats,” did the film do justice to this classic comic heroine? Why is this film so important? What do we think of the women-only showings at Alamo Drafthouse? Did we enjoy this film?
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