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  • Venezuela: An Indictment of Socialism?

    The economic situation in Venezuela gets worse by the day. Is this an indictment of socialism? Two experts on Latin America debate. Gabriel Hetland, PhD SUNY-Albany Gabriel Hetland, PhD, is an assistant professor of Latin American, Caribbean,...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Immigration, Milo Yiannopoulos, transgender bathrooms

    This week on The Square Circle, we'll discuss these issues: President Trump issued another executive order on immigration this week, which calls for enhanced deportations and more border agents. Will this executive order survive in court? Alt-right provocateur...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
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  • Immigration, Betsy DeVos, terrorism

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's executive order on immigration, the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and the president's remark that the media underreports terrorism. Policy analyst Joe Albanese,...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Neil Gorsuch, refugee executive order, Sally Yates

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, his executive order on refugees, and his firing of Sally Yates. Bill Buck of MyWallit.com, Gregory Clay of GDClay.com,...

    • Posted February 2, 2017
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  • Inauguration boycotts, Chelsea Manning, James Comey

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss the plans by many Democrats to boycott the inauguration, Chelsea Manning's commuted sentence, and questions about James Comey's ability to lead the FBI. Policy analyst Joe Albanese, Mytheos Holt of...

    • Posted January 19, 2017
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  • House ethics reform, Obamacare, Trump and Russia

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss the House Republicans' ethics flap, Obamacare repeal, and Donald Trump's closeness to Russia. Gregory Clay of GDClay.com, political correspondent for McClatchy James Rosen, and Kelley Vlahos of the American Conservative...

    • Posted January 5, 2017
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  • Nuclear Weapons and “No First Use”

    Two experts debate whether the "no first use" pledge on nuclear weapons would make the world safer. Elbridge Colby Center for a New American Security Elbridge Colby is the Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow at the Center...

    • Posted December 1, 2016
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  • Border Security: Would More Investment Make Sense?

    Would beefing up border security help control illegal immigration? Two experts debate. Thad Bingel Command Consulting Group Thad Bingel is a founding partner of Command Consulting Group. Most recently in government, he was chief of staff at...

    • Posted November 4, 2016
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  • Payday Lenders: Heroes or Villains?

    Are payday lenders harmful to the economy? Two experts debate the issue. Thaya Brook Knight Cato Institute Thaya Brook Knight is associate director of financial regulation studies at the Cato Institute. Before joining Cato, she co-founded and...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
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    Equal Rights Amendment: Equal Means Equal

    Kamala Lopez, producer of Equal Means Equal and advocate of the Equal Rights Amendment, discusses the film with Cathy Reisenwitz of Sex and the State. Kamala Lopez Heroica Films Kamala Lopez is an award-winning film and television actress,...

    • Posted August 26, 2016
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