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The Civics series at Town Hall shines a light on the shifting issues, movements, and policies, that affect our society, both locally and globally. These events pose questions and ideas, big and small, that have the power to inform and impact our lives. Whether it be constitutional research from a scholar, a new take on history, or the birth of a movement, it's all about educating and empowering.
 
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College campuses in the mid-twentieth century are an oft-forgotten battle ground in the fight for (and against) civil rights. Professor Dr. Eddie Cole believes the role of campus activism in the fight for social equality has been overlooked. In conversation with writer and historian Shaun Scott, Cole joined us with findings from his meticulously re…
 
Join Steve Wyss & Jonathan Fadugba as we dedicate most of the episode to the champions of Sweden & Norway. What have been the keys to Malmö’s success this year and how has Jonathan rated Jon Dahl Tomasson’s management at the helm? Hear about how an old legend has played an integral part for MFF and why they have adapted better than other sides duri…
 
Michael Cassady & Paul Rust (Don't Stop or We'll Die, SONG-A-WEEK) join the 'boys for an episode free of all silliness and a revisit of Burger King. Plus, another edition of Jingle All The Whey. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.smh.com.au/national/jack-not-so-hungry-for-burger-king-20020425-gdf84v.html https://www.smh.com.au/business/burg…
 
For more than five decades, Ron Chew has fought for Asian American and social justice causes in Seattle. He joined us for this livestreamed presentation to share stories from his deeply personal memoir My Unforgotten Seattle. In conversation with journalist Naomi Ishisaka, Chew documented the tight-knit community he remembers, describing small fami…
 
On this episode Steve Wyss is joined by Norwegian football analyst & expert Ben Wells. We talk about all things Norway in great detail. Starting with the National team, what have been the recent challenges facing this side, including the forfeit vs Romania and upcoming fixture vs Austria. There is a ‘Golden Generation’ of talent at their disposal b…
 
From funding, to vouchers, to charter schools, public education policy has become a political football. Many feel that we are in the midst of a full-scale attack on our nation’s commitment to public education. And constitutional law scholar Derek W. Black contends that this assault threatens not just public education, but democracy itself. In this …
 
Dewayne Perkins (The Break with Michelle Wolf, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Amber Ruffin Show) joins the 'boys to talk Chicago, Thanksgiving, theme park eats and Boston Market. Plus, the debut of A Single Item Must Be Banished. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.qsrmagazine.com/finance/boston-market-acquired-rohan-group-companies https://www.nrn…
 
Lesley Tsina (Community, ThunderCats Roar, Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs, Restart Me Up) joins the 'boys to talk cats, childhood eats, and Paris Baguette. Plus, the debut of Can I Take Your Order? Sources for this week's intro: https://www.latimes.com/world/la-xpm-2012-dec-19-la-fg-south-korea-park-20121220-story.html https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/09/wor…
 
Hugo Black, Glen Taylor, George McGovern, Robert F. Kennedy, Herbert Lehman, Theodore Francis Green, Al Gore, William Proxmire, Sherrod Brown. Did you know the common thread is a desk? Current desk occupant and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown joined us to share stories of those who preceded him. Utilizing anecdotes and history from his book Desk 88: Eig…
 
What does it mean to be an American? Author Laila Lalami joinsed us to discuss this question in conversation with fellow author Viet Thanh Nguyen. Drawing from her book Conditional Citizen, she recounted her unlikely journey from Moroccan immigrant to US citizen, using it as a starting point for her exploration of the rights, liberties, and protect…
 
Michael "Mookie" Blaiklock (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Right Now Kapow, YOU ARE WORTHY with LilMookieB) joins the 'boys for the conclusion of Rockaroundtheclockdoughberfest and a revisit of Dunkin'. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2005-dec-28-me-vale28-story.html http://edition.cnn.com/2005/SH…
 
Jonathan Fadugba interviews Shaun Constable - a great friend of the podcast and now head coach at Swedish Club Brommapojkarna. In what is his first head coach role, Shaun outlines the difference becoming the main man and stepping up from his previous coaching roles. Find out more about the excellent youth set up at Brommapojkarna, an academy which …
 
Jason Woliner (Eagle Heart, The Last Man on Earth) joins the 'boys to talk ice cream, on-set eats, and 7-Eleven, the world's largest convenience store chain. Plus, the debut of Reel Meal. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/omar-knedlik/16909 https://kansaspublicradio.org/kpr-news/remembering-omar-knedlick-kansas-man-who-…
 
Is America fated to decline as a great power? Can it recover? Foreign policy expert Andrew Imbrie joined us in conversation with former White House communications director Jen Psaki to weigh in on exactly these questions. With absorbing insight from his book Power on the Precipice: The Six Choices America Faces in a Turbulent World, Andrew introduc…
 
On this edition of the Nordic Football Podcast find out how Djurgården’s incredible comeback against Malmö has been described as the ‘Theft of the Year’! Meanwhile, over in Norway Bodø/Glimt have finally lost an Eliteserien game. Find out Steve’s thoughts on their clash vs Molde and on whether MFK can qualify out of their Europa League group. Both …
 
On this edition of the Nordic Football Podcast our man Jonathan Fadugba catches up with IK Sirius player Mohammed Saeid for an exclusive interview. Find out what life is like in Swedish football & what has been the secret to Sirius’ success this season? The former Columbus Crew and Colorado Rapids man had a long stint stateside in MLS and offers hi…
 
Shaun Diston (We Have To Stop Talkin' TMNT On CBB) joins the 'boys to talk puzzles, Star Wars, scary movies and Denny's. Plus, a Pizza Hut vs. Domino's edition of Jingle All The Weigh. Sources for this week's intro: https://baseballhall.org/hall-of-famers/aaron-hank https://www.biography.com/athlete/hank-aaron https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/70…
 
History often appears to consist of big gestures and dramatic shifts. But for every peace treaty signed, someone set the stage, using diplomacy to effect the outcome. Nobody knows this better than Capricia Marshall. Ambassador Marshall joined us to share unvarnished anecdotes from her time as the chief of protocol for President Obama. Pulling from …
 
Sierra Katow (Last Comic Standing, Earth To Ned) joins the 'boys to talk late-night eats, Toomgis and convenience store chain ampm. Plus, another edition of Fake Chews. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.nbcsports.com/philadelphia/the700level/philadelphia-flyers-introduce-new-mascot-gritty https://cargocollective.com/StephenChow/ampm-Toomgi…
 
World Without Hate seeks to replace hate and violence with empathy and love, restoring peace through storytelling and empathy education. They called together a panel of speakers from different storytelling backgrounds exploring the ways that empathy and stories help us connect with others. Through the transformative power of compassion, World Witho…
 
Join Steve Wyss & Jonathan Fadugba as they discuss Scandinavian disappointment in the recent Europa League qualifiers. Transfer deadline day has been and gone, the boys talk about all the key late moves and which teams have done well in the recent window. Will Hugo Vetelsen be a success at Bodø/Glimt and hear what young starlet Imam Jagne can bring…
 
Many in America do not feel safe in spaces that used to be seen as refuges: our churches and schools, our movie theaters and dance clubs, our workplaces and neighborhoods. But this feeling begs the question: Is America destined to always be a violent nation? Pulling from his carefully researched and deeply emotional book The Violence Inside Us: A B…
 
Rockaroundtheclockdoughberfest begins! Dan Ahdoot (Cobra Kai, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Green Eggs & Dan) joins the 'boys to kick off a month of 24-hour chains with a revisit of IHOP. Plus, a pancake edition of Family Food. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/may/22/bill-haley-rock-around-the-clock-worlds-first-…
 
Join Steve Wyss & Jonathan Fadugba as they preview a big night of Europa League action involving Scandinavian teams. Rosenborg face PSV Eindhoven, Malmö are at home to Granada and can KI Klaksvik become the first Faroese team to make a major European group stage? It has been a big week of transfers with the headline being Jens Petter Hauge extremel…
 
Arden Myrin (Insatiable, Will You Accept This Rose?, Little Miss Little Compton: A Memoir) joins the 'boys to talk about chain food, East Coast eats and The Cheesecake Factory. Plus, a Coca-Cola edition of Jingle All The Weigh. Source's for this week's intro: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2004/may/09/broadcasting.uknews https://floodlightanalyt…
 
One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent—but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. Just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, activist Alice Wong joined us via livestream in conversation with editor Elsa Sjunneson. Wo…
 
Rob Lowe (Parks and Rec, 9-1-1: Lone Star, Literally! With Rob Lowe) joins the 'boys to talk about snacks, movie roles and In-N-Out Burger. Plus, another edition of Pie In This Guy. Sources for this week's intro: http://streetcar.la/project-info/streetcar-history/ https://la.curbed.com/2017/9/20/16340038/los-angeles-streetcar-conspiracy-theory-gene…
 
In this special Viking vs Aberdeen preview episode Steve Wyss is joined by Scottish football expert & twitch streamer ‘Hunkleberry Finn’ as we talk about the upcoming Europa League match on Thursday night. ‘Finn’ is a lifelong Aberdeen supporter so we get the full lowdown on the Dons. Who are their key players to watch out for? What sort of tactica…
 
American monopolies dominate, control, and consume most of the energy of our entire economic system–but we’ve broken the hold of behemoths like these before, author Thom Hartmann says, and we can do it again. In this livestreamed presentation, Hartmann shared how he believes monopolies threaten our systems and economy, and the damage that they have…
 
Eliza Skinner (The Late Late Show, Earth To Ned, Regarding My Lovers) join the 'boys to talk childhood collections, theme parks, and Blaze Pizza. Plus, everyone picks their favorite aliens in the Mount Gushmore segment. Sources for this week's intro: https://fortune.com/2014/07/07/junior-bridgeman-wendys/ https://moneymaven.io/blackwealthchannel/in…
 
Colt Cabana (AEW, Art of Wrestling) joins the 'boys to talk Juggalos, seafood, and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. Plus, a celebrity booze edition of Slop Quiz. Sources for this week's intro: https://web.archive.org/web/20130118143455/http://www.hydeparkhistory.org/newsletter.html https://www.nytimes.com/1896/11/23/archives/inventor-ferris-is-dead-the-man-…
 
In this episode we talk about the rising stock of talent in the Eliteserien. With the transfer window in operation who are the latest names to look out for in this league? Norwegian expert Steve Wyss gives his views on a number of hotly linked players, who will stay and who will go? In the league itself Bodø/Glimt remain unbeaten and are absolutely…
 
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