Nancy Reagan and Politics

The Matt Townsend Show

  • Mar 7, 2016 5:00 pm
  • 48:40

Joe Cannon is the CEO of the Fuel Freedom Foundation, former Chairman of the Utah Republican Party, past assistant administrator in the US EPA, and editor of the Deseret News. Joe Cannon shares his thoughts on the passing of Nancy Reagan and takes a look at the presidential electoral race.

Political Bias and Social Science

33:38 MINS

Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, a regular contributor to Time.com, and Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. Dr. Shermer received his Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate University. The year 2015 was a dramatic year for free speech. It included protests on college campuses and police shootings in major cities opened discussions all over the country about race, gender, microaggressions, cultural appropriation, and so forth. Political correctness is a hot-button issue, now more than ever. But why all the unrest, especially in some of the nation’s most liberal institutions? Dr. Michael Shermer explains the liberal imbalance in the social sciences.

Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, a regular contributor to Time.com, and Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. Dr. Shermer received his Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate University. The year 2015 was a dramatic year for free speech. It included protests on college campuses and police shootings in major cities opened discussions all over the country about race, gender, microaggressions, cultural appropriation, and so forth. Political correctness is a hot-button issue, now more than ever. But why all the unrest, especially in some of the nation’s most liberal institutions? Dr. Michael Shermer explains the liberal imbalance in the social sciences.