Episodes

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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Minimum Wage
3/27/2016
Does the Minimum Wage Work?

What does the minimum wage do to help us? Has it worked, historically? Myron has the facts.

Campaign Finance
4/3/2016
Dollars Should Not Vote

Myron shares his views on campaign finance, and the role of unlimited money in our (really?) democratic process.

Any Good Wars?
4/10/2016
Any Good Wars?

People lose track of essential facts of history about war, and Myron Buchholz sets us straight!

Why Teach History?
4/17/2016
Why Teach History?

Myron Buchholz worked as a history teacher for 34 years - why? What does this work accomplish?

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5/8/2016
Profit-driven Healthcare

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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5/15/2016
Disabilities & Other Minorities

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


5/22/2016
Progressive Media

When is mass media supportive of progressive causes?


6/5/2016
American Ecology

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


6/19/2016
Saving the Land

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


6/26/2016
Schools for Everyone

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

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