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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon

No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network’s weekly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives -- and no jargon. Find show notes and plain-language research briefs on hundreds of topics at www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/nojargon.
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Nov 24, 2015

Professor Christopher Faricy explains how the U.S. federal tax code provides billions in private welfare that disproportionately benefits the rich and increases inequality. Faricy is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University. 

Nov 24, 2015

Professor Hahrie Han discusses how the most effective civic organizations reach out to the public and develop leaders. Han is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Nov 17, 2015

Professor Marcus Anthony Hunter explores the geography of the Black American experience and gives historical context to Black politics and Black Lives Matter. Hunter is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Nov 10, 2015

Professor Carole Joffe explains the culture and politics behind the Planned Parenthood controversy and the economic importance of reproductive health care. Joffe is a Professor in the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California.

Nov 3, 2015

Professor Nicholas Hillman discusses the burden of student debt and dispels common misconceptions. Hillman is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Nov 3, 2015

Alexander Hertel-Fernandez explores how small business interests influence politics and explains what businesses do to politically mobilize their employees. Hertel-Fernandez is a PhD Candidate in Government and Social Policy at Harvard University. 

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