This episode features the perspectives of Claire Johnstone and Forest Clevenger, two Louisville student March For Our Lives organizers. But first, an update on the West Virginia teacher strike, and some speculation about which state (or commonwealth) might be next.
Notes on Episode 18 & March For Our Lives:
Download episode 18 here.
In this week’s episode: how do journalists cover different types of protests? And what does it mean for teachers and students to protest?
Notes on Episode 17:
Download Episode 17 here.
Episode 17 photo by Hannah Phillips.
No guest this time. Again, this entire episode is devoted to school shootings; this time the focus is on the teen activists of Stoneman Douglas and the NRA’s responses to them.
Notes on Episode 16:
Download episode 16 here.
No guest this time. The entire episode is devoted to discussing the four things I perceive as the main contributing factors to the post-Columbine spate of school shootings:
- Easy access to guns.
- Untreated mental illnesses (and the stigmas attached to them).
- Internet subcultures that cheer on would-be murderers.
- Aggrieved entitlement.
Notes on Episode 15:
Download episode 15 here.
The hour begins with another attempt to squash SCALA’s strawman depiction of their critics as indifferent to education issues.
Notes on Episode 14 & Attica Scott:
Download episode 14 here.
The entire hour covers the ongoing attempt to delegitimize and defund public schools here in Louisville, Kentucky.
Notes on Episode 13 & Gay Adelmann:
Download episode 13 here.
Everybody’s talking about “fake news,” but is this really a new problem that started with Trump and the 2016 election? We briefly look back at the long, ugly break-up between reality and its representation.
Notes on Episode 12:
Dr. Avery Kolers:
Download episode 12 here.