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The Political Orphanage

Mar 31, 2021

Scott Lincicome of The Dispatch and the Cato Institute joins to discuss the nature of social trust and social capital, how government can facilitate or strangle it, and the dire consequences of when it dries up.

Mar 26, 2021

Matt Sienkiewicz and Andrea Jones-Rooy join the show to discuss the week's best, underserved headlines.
Including: a scrupulous car thief, stealing playground components, and hopes of sending human body fluids to...

Mar 24, 2021

Former Congressman Justin Amash thinks Congress has basically turned into two oligarchs and a bunch of mouthy rubber stamps who cue off them.

He joins the show to talk about the dysfunction in Congress, why that's frightening, and the reforms needed to fix the institution.


Mar 19, 2021

Alice Vaugh of "Two Girls One Mic" and comedian Mike Blejer join the show to investigate the week's best, underserved headlines. Including: Welsh goat contraceptives, an extremely helpful car thief, and rigged homecoming court elections.

Mar 18, 2021

Why is academia so progressive, and why are there so few conservatives or libertarian professors? 

Professor Matt Sienkiewicz is the Chair of the Boston College Communication Department, and Associate Professor of Communication and International Studies. 

He joins to explain why.