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SimonCast is keeping the legacy of Senator Paul Simon alive through wide-ranging, civil conversations. Host John Shaw, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, sits down with elected officials, historians, journalists, policy analysts, military experts, economists, authors, philanthropists, and others to learn about their lives and careers and elicit their perspectives on our changing world.

SimonCast is the official podcast of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank working for better politics and smarter government and preparing students for careers in public service.

Produced in collaboration with WSIU Public Radio. Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Alee Quick. Web support by JC Dart. Visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts or wsiu.org/podcast/simoncast for more information and a complete archive of the show. Support our show at paulsimoninstitute.org/support.

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SimonCast is keeping the legacy of Senator Paul Simon alive through wide-ranging, civil conversations. Host John Shaw, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, sits down with elected officials, historians, journalists, policy analysts, military experts, economists, authors, philanthropists, and others to learn about their lives and careers and elicit their perspectives on our changing world.

SimonCast is the official podcast of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank working for better politics and smarter government and preparing students for careers in public service.

Produced in collaboration with WSIU Public Radio. Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Alee Quick. Web support by JC Dart. Visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts or wsiu.org/podcast/simoncast for more information and a complete archive of the show. Support our show at paulsimoninstitute.org/support.

    Elizabeth Hinton: Police violence and Black rebellion – Episode 08

    Elizabeth Hinton: Police violence and Black rebellion – Episode 08

    Yale University professor Elizabeth Hinton talks with host John Shaw about her research on poverty, racial inequality, mass incarceration, police violence and urban unrest in the U.S.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Mboka Mwilambwe: How polarization after George Floyd's death inspired his run for mayor – Episode 07

    Mboka Mwilambwe: How polarization after George Floyd's death inspired his run for mayor – Episode 07

    Bloomington, Illinois Mayor Mboka Mwilambwe talks about the challenges and joys of local public service, why Bloomington was named the happiest city in North America, and how the national fallout after George Floyd's death inspired him to run for mayor.

    • 49 min
    Tammy Duckworth: Legislating one step at a time – Episode 06

    Tammy Duckworth: Legislating one step at a time – Episode 06

    WSIU Radio News Updates provides a daily podcast of the top local and state news stories as well as the latest weather information.

    • 51 min
    Pete Buttigieg: Reflections on his political career and presidential run – Episode 05

    Pete Buttigieg: Reflections on his political career and presidential run – Episode 05

    WSIU Radio News Updates provides a daily podcast of the top local and state news stories as well as the latest weather information.

    • 36 min
    Monique Jones: Increasing the capacity of Illinois nonprofits and funders and their allies – Episode 04

    Monique Jones: Increasing the capacity of Illinois nonprofits and funders and their allies – Episode 04

    WSIU Radio News Updates provides a daily podcast of the top local and state news stories as well as the latest weather information.

    • 58 min
    Andrew Bacevich: Afghanistan war was a major U.S. policy failure – Episode 03

    Andrew Bacevich: Afghanistan war was a major U.S. policy failure – Episode 03

    WSIU Radio News Updates provides a daily podcast of the top local and state news stories as well as the latest weather information.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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