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A podcast by Forward Kentucky that is focused on Kentucky politics, politicians, and policy, from a progressive point of view.

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A podcast by Forward Kentucky that is focused on Kentucky politics, politicians, and policy, from a progressive point of view.

    KY 120 Takes On SB 1

    KY 120 Takes On SB 1

    We talk with Christina Trosper of KY 120 United AFT, to see what the group is up to now, AND to discuss Senate Bill 1 and what is wrong with it. If you care about education, this is an important podcast. (Just want to hear the SB1 discussion? Jump to 15:28.)

    • 32 min
    Are the Maps Legal? An interview with Josh Douglas

    Are the Maps Legal? An interview with Josh Douglas

    The Repubs in the General Assembly have released and passed their redistricting maps, all in one week. There is already talk of suing over the maps – but, is there actually anything to sue over? Professor Josh Douglas walks us through the legal issues surrounding the new maps.

    • 18 min
    What Your Poop Is Saying About COVID

    What Your Poop Is Saying About COVID

    Did you know your poop can talk? Well, it can – at least when it comes to detecting COVID. We talk with Dr. Ted Smith, the director of the Wastewater-Based Epidemiology study at the University of Louisville. What is it, how does it work – and most importantly, what are they seeing? Listen in to learn more!

    • 34 min
    Redistricting 2022 – The Law

    Redistricting 2022 – The Law

    We talk with Ben Carter, senior counsel for the KY Equal Justice Center, about the legality of the Republican maps, and whether they can and should be challenged – and whether our message should be "slow down" or "Stop!"

    • 23 min
    Redistricting 2022 – The League

    Redistricting 2022 – The League

    We talk with Dee Pregliasco of the KY League of Women Voters, to hear what the League finds wrong with both the maps as drawn and with the redistricting process itself.

    • 23 min
    Redistricting 2022 – The Maps

    Redistricting 2022 – The Maps

    We talk with data scientist Robert Kahne about his work reverse-engineering the Republican PDF maps into actual map shapefiles with precincts, and what he found when he did so.

    • 17 min

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