The Score: Rights Celebration, School Choice, Africa Policy, Tech Trends
This week on The Score podcast – Why do libertarians celebrate the Bill of Rights in the rain? What are the latest trends in school choice? How will the Trump administration pursue policy in Africa? We ask those questions, and our film critic reviews Peter Jackson’s new documentary about World War One.
The Score: John Bolton, Cold War, Inclusive Economy, Ninth Amendment
This week on The Score – What brought about the end of the Cold War? Will an “Inclusive Economy” eliminate poverty? Can the United States counterbalance China and Russia in Africa? Is the Ninth Amendment more than an ink blot? All this and more on The Score.
The Score: George Bush, Copyright Lawsuit, Charles Dickens, College Libertarians
This week on The Score – A presidential scholar reflects on the late George H.W. Bush. Seventy-seven years later, we remember Pearl Harbor. A lawyer explains how the Library of Congress violates the First Amendment. Our film critic wonders if we misunderstand Ebenezer Scrooge. We ask, what do college libertarians do?
Roused from Normalcy: The Home Front on December 7, 1941
A day that will live in infamy
Previewing The Score: George H.W. Bush as Vice President
Rick Sincere interviews presidential scholar Barbara Perry about the vice presidency of George H.W. Bush, in an excerpt from a longer conversation about the late 41st President of the United States.
The Score: Amazon County, Cable News, Christmas Songs, Billy Elliot
This week on The Score – Why did Amazon choose Northern Virginia for its HQ2? What effect does cable news have on American politics? Can left, right, and center debate without yelling at each other? Is Billy Elliott a Christmas classic or crass propaganda?
The Score: Ranked Choice, Charlottesville Jews, Hemingway’s Cocktails
This week on The Score: Advocates discuss proposed election law reforms. A historian relates the long story of Jewish citizens in Charlottesville. Political scientists look back at JFK and LBJ. Ringing in the festive season with Ernest Hemingway’s favorite cocktails.
The Score Special Edition: November 22, 1963
The Score’s Rick Sincere marks the 55th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy by drawing on archival interviews with two witnesses of that historic event in Dallas.
The Score: California Wildfires, Thanksgiving Origins, Illiberal Democracy, Facial Recognition
This week on The Score – Could California-type wildfires hit Virginia? What are the true origins of Thanksgiving? Is facial recognition technology a threat to our civil liberties? Will “illiberal democracy” undermine liberal values? All this, plus a film review and a tidbit from the archives.
Previewing The Score: Wintry Weather in Virginia
This weekend’s episode of The Score will feature interviews with historian Coy Barefoot on the origins of Thanksgiving, Young Voices’…