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Politics in America is transforming. We’re embarking on a new series to deepen our understanding of who we are, how we got here, and how we rebuild without repeating the mistakes of the past. Ron Steslow hosts academics, behavioral economists, social psychologists, politicos, philosophers, anthropologists, journalists, poets, and storytellers—and more—to discuss America’s political present and future and dive into the deeper problems we face as a nation. Email us questions or comments: podcast@politicology.com.

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Politics in America is transforming. We’re embarking on a new series to deepen our understanding of who we are, how we got here, and how we rebuild without repeating the mistakes of the past. Ron Steslow hosts academics, behavioral economists, social psychologists, politicos, philosophers, anthropologists, journalists, poets, and storytellers—and more—to discuss America’s political present and future and dive into the deeper problems we face as a nation. Email us questions or comments: podcast@politicology.com.

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    Encore: Celeste Headlee on Having Better Conversations

    Encore: Celeste Headlee on Having Better Conversations

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    Journalist, Public Speaker and Author Celeste Headlee (@CelesteHeadlee) joins host Ron Steslow (@RonSteslow) to reveal the science and history behind human communication, share keys to unlock deeper conversations, and explain how critical empathy is for our ability to listen and connect. For more information, to contact us, or to contribute to Politicology, visit Politicology.com
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    The Intimidation Game — The Weekly Roundup

    The Intimidation Game — The Weekly Roundup

    Political strategist Mike Madrid and communications consultant James Lynch join Ron Steslow to unpack some of the most important stories of the week:

    (03:20) The stock market tumble, interest rate hikes, and voter concerns over gas & groceries 

    (19:07) Abortion rights protests after the leak of the draft opinion overturning Roe v Wade

    (38:18) The DNC’s newly announced ad spend to reach Latino Voters

    [Politicology+ Members Only] Elon Musk’s pledge to restore Donald Trump’s banned Twitter account

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    [+] To Ban Or Not To Ban [Members Only]

    [+] To Ban Or Not To Ban [Members Only]

    Mike Madrid, James Lynch, and Ron Steslow discuss Elon Musk’s pledge to restore Donald Trump’s banned Twitter account.

    Modeling Victory — Part 2

    Modeling Victory — Part 2

    In the second episode of this two part series, Øptimus co-founder and Data Science Director for Decision Desk HQ Scott Tranter joins Ron Steslow to talk about data science, polling, and modeling

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    (00:59) The non-response bias and how data scientists must deal with it 

    (02:55) The decrease in response rates over time

    (10:47) Likely vs eligible voters in polls and how to predict who’s likely to vote

    (15:55) Finding respondents to fill cohorts 

    (28:05 ) Innovations in data science

    (31:14) The numbers Scott is watching

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    • 54 min
    The End of Roe? — The Weekly Roundup

    The End of Roe? — The Weekly Roundup

    Former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, political strategist Lucy Caldwell, and social policy expert Lanae Erickson join guest host Liz Gilbert to unpack the most important story of the week:

    (02:15) Politico’s bombshell scoop that Justice Alito drafted a majority opinion overturning Roe v Wade

    (14:23) The impact the decision could have on women

    (17:45) The unprecedented leak from SCOTUS and what it could mean for the Court

    (30:18) How this could impact the midterm elections

    (52:39) What this could mean for other rights built on the same legal framework 

    (58:51)What listeners can do 

    [Politicology+ Members Only] We discuss the Ohio primary election and 

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    [+] ‘These Are Not Trustworthy People’ [Members Only]

    [+] ‘These Are Not Trustworthy People’ [Members Only]

    Lanae Erickson, Lucy Caldwell, and Liz Gilbert discuss Tuesday’s Ohio Primary elections

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