Los Angeles Times featured an op-ed by Lisa Schweitzer of the USC Price School on whether COVID-19 relief payments should go to everyone or those most in need. “Universal COVID relief would offer us a chance to see ourselves, albeit in a small way, as one united nation again — Read more…
Southern California elected officials slam Trump for trying to block states from setting clean air standards
“As far as I can see, President Trump wants to fix something that isn’t broken to score short-term political points,” said Lisa Schweitzer, an urban planning professor at USC.
Does Reilly make the case for using golf as a metaphor for President Trump’s governance?
Listen to the latest episode as host Lisa Schweitzer is joined by Anthony W. Orlando, David Sloane, and Richard Green to discuss Rick Reilly’s Commander in Cheat.
Southern California public radio affiliates The Daily Democrat The Mercury News and the East Bay Times quoted Lisa Schweitzer of the USC Price School on why older adults are often reluctant to give up their driving privileges. “One of the things we know from prior generations is that cars are one of the last things people stop Read more…
Another bonus episode! Host Lisa discusses Professor Manuel Pastor’s latest book, State of Resistance. The book looks at the last several decades of economic, social, and environmental transformations in California. Pastor then looks to the future to ask what these transformations can predict for the larger United States.
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This month, host Lisa Schweitzer is joined by David Sloane, Denise McIver, and Aubrey Hicks to discuss An Unkindness of Ghosts, by Rivers Solomon. We talk about slave allegories, generation ships, spatial hierarchies, gender, autism … so much to talk about with this debut novel from Solomon.
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Gasp! The female body! So gross, so frail and faulty! We might all have loved Anne Elizabeth Moore’s BODY HORROR, listen to the #bookclub #podcast today! Host Lisa Schweitzer is joined by Marisa Turesky, Chris Redfearn, and Aubrey Hicks.
This month, Lisa is joined by Carla Della Gatta and Richard Green to discuss the timeless play by Sophocles: Antigone.
The play has clear connections to political struggles we face thousands of years later. The struggle between law and norm, the struggle to define what the state can control, and more. Listen as our three scholars discuss the necessity of reading Antigone today.
? This month, Lisa is joined by Anthony Orlando, Jeff Jenkins, and Christian Grose to discuss Bob Woodward’s latest reportage on the Presidency: Fear. How does this stack up to other Woodward titles and how does the principal-agent theory work it’s way into conversation with these political junkies? What we’re Read more…