Brief commentary on today's issues with the benefit of historical context. Myron Buchholz taught high school history for 34, hoping to inspire informed citizens with a real grasp of the facts and our options. Myron's activism extends well beyond the classroom and into the streets and the halls of government. 

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Episode Broadcast Datesort ascending Description
Treaty Rights & Standing Rock 2/5/2017

Myron has been out to Standing Rock twice, and here's his take on native rights and how treaties have been dealt with.

Populist Movements Get Things Done! 7/17/2016

Change is not a top-down phenomenon, but a bottom-up reality. Populism is the American Way.

Social Safety Net, Then and Now 7/3/2016

We take portions of our Social Safety Net for granted, but not so long ago the proposals for Social Security & the like brought charges of communism!

TPP - Free Trade or Fair Trade TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership): Free Trade or Fair Trade 6/30/2016

Myron has observed the historic results of raising & lowering trade barriers. There are reasonable (and low) barriers, but what the TPP, NAFTA and other such agreements bring/have brought us is "free" trade, but not FAIR trade, and that makes all the difference.

Schools for Everyone 6/26/2016

How did public schools start in the USA, and are they really for everyone? Myron knows!

Saving the Land 6/19/2016

Has the USA exploited or protected the land by our agriculture? Where are we heading from here?

American Ecology 6/5/2016

How has thinking about our relationship to the Earth and its creatures evolved in the USA since the nation's founding?

Progressive Media 5/22/2016

When is mass media supportive of progressive causes?

006-disabilities.jpg Disabilities & Other Minorities 5/15/2016

How has our country thought about and dealt with minorities, like folks with disabilities? How should we?

005-healthcare.jpg Profit-driven Healthcare 5/8/2016

It's easy to forget what the "healthcare system" used to be like, and what drove it, as opposed to the current system in the USA driven primarily by profit.


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