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EP Eight: Neoliberalism (part two)

2/15/2018
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Andrew and Ray return to the topic of neoliberalism. What does the term mean and how has that meaning changed? What is its analytical value? They address these questions through a discussion of Lawrence Glickman's essay "Everyone was a liberal" as well as the Dissent forum "Debating the Uses and Abuses of 'Neoliberalism'"

Duration:00:57:19

Ep Seven: Stranger Things & 80s Nostalgia

2/1/2018
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Andrew and Ray enter The Upside Down to explore our current fascination with the culture of the 1980s. They consider the popular Netflix programs Stranger Things and The Americans as they discuss culture, politics, and science during the Cold War.

Duration:00:42:12

Ep Six: Mike O'Conner, American Studies, & Public Affairs

1/15/2018
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Features a conversation with Mike about his decision to work on a Master of Public Affairs after completing a PhD in American Studies.

Duration:01:03:19

Ep Five: Neoliberalism

1/1/2018
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Andrew and Ray consider the relationship between liberalism and neoliberalism.

Duration:01:19:01

Ep 4: Building Community at the 'SUSHI' Conference

12/15/2017
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Andrew and Ray talk about the Society for US Intellectual History (S-USIH) annual conference and how it has shaped the field of intellectual history.

Duration:02:27:25

Ep Three: The Wal-Mart Effect on Higher Education

12/1/2017
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Andrew and Ray draw from Bethany Moreton's book To Serve God and Wal-Mart as they consider the relationship between neoliberalism and higher education.

Duration:01:00:29

Introduction

11/15/2017
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Two intellectual historians discuss politics, culture, and the history of ideas in the United States.

Duration:01:43:06

Ep Two: Rorty, Democracy, Public Choice

11/15/2017
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In this episode Ray and Andrew discuss Rorty's political theory as well as the Nancy MacLean book Democracy in Chains.

Duration:01:30:14