Podcast by Pegasus Institute
Podcast by Pegasus Institute
Remembering the Boston Tea Party, Samuel Adams, and the Sons of Liberty
The Boston Tea Party aka that cold December night a bunch of Massholes sparked a revolution. On this year's special Fourth of July podcast, Professor Nathan Coleman returns to take us through the one of the most infamous nights of the American revolution. What led to a bunch of Bostonians throwing tea in the harbor? Why is so much of what happened that night so secret? We discuss all of this and more on this week's podcast! Happy 4th of July!
Changing Candidates, Campaigns, and Voting Rules with Guest Tres Watson
Changing Candidates, Campaigns, and Voting Rules with Guest Tres Watson by Pegasus Institute
The Hurting and Healing of Louisville with Christopher 2X
Christopher 2X joins us on this week's podcast to discuss his experiences over the last couple of weeks and months in Louisville. From the struggles of the economic shutdown, to personal concerns over COVID-19, rising violent crime rates, and most recently the protests, Christopher 2X gives his perspective on these many events, and how we can help heal our city.
Why Conservatives Should Lead on Anti-Racism with Dr. OJ Oleka
In the last few weeks, many of us have realized it is past time to make change in America. The issues with race in America permeate far too many areas of our life. From education, to healthcare and many things in between, policy makers are focused on rectifying these long standing issues. For Dr. OJ Oleka, starting the Anti-Racism Kentucky coalition was just the first step in sparking change. Hear from Dr. Oleka about his personal experiences, and how Anti-Racism Kentucky hopes to make change in the commonwealth.
Does JCPS need more money? Does Kentucky's Governor need less power?
Is a property tax hike in Jefferson County the solution to its education problems? Despite unprecedented unemployment, the JCPS school board seems to think it is a good time to raise taxes on Louisvillians in order to pump more money into the school system. But are there are ways forward? Theresa Camoriano, Resa, believes this is the wrong time, and wrong solution to JCPS's problems. Why is she so passionate about this issue? Hear her talk about her love for education, and why voters should have a say in this tax increase. Check out her website NoJCPSTaxHike.com to learn more.
As well on today's podcast we discuss our newest report on emergency powers in Kentucky. Should Kentucky's general assembly have a check on the Governor's powers? Many other states allow this, and it might just be time to bring it to the commonwealth.
Higher Education's Return on Investment with Dr. Aaron Thompson
As people and politicians around the country become more comfortable attacking the value of higher education - the evidence could not be more clear: they are wrong. Here in Kentucky, the Council on Post Secondary Education has produced a report to dispel the many myths on the affordability, invest, and returns for not just students but the entire state of Kentucky. College may just be the most effective anti-poverty, anti-welfare program that exists. On today's podcast we discuss with Dr. Aaron Thompson just why it is so important to support these programs, and what that could mean for the commonwealth of Kentucky.