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Neuroscientist Tali Sharot on Political Influence, Persuasion, and Donald Trump

Mike talks to Tali Sharot, director of the Affective Brain Lab and an Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the department...

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Mona Charen on how Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense

Mike talks to Mona Charen, one of the most prominent conservative voices in the United States. She writes a syndicated column...

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David Frum on Trumpocracy

My talk with journalist, author, and policy analyst David Frum. Mr. Frum is currently a senior editor at the Atlantic. From...

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Welcome To Politics Plus!

In this trailer for the podcast, I explain what I’m doing, why I’m doing it, why you should care, and …...

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Michael Baranowski

Mike is a political scientist at Northern Kentucky University. He has a Ph.D. in - you guessed it - political science from the University of Kentucky, with a focus on American political institutions and public policy. These days, his main research interests are pedagogy (figuring out how to be a better teacher) and media. He's the creator and co-host of The Politics Guys podcast and the author of Navigating The News: A Political Media User's Guide.

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