American Politics and the White Southern Voter

Co-authors of The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics (Oxford University Press, 2019) Angie Maxwell, director of the Diane Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society and professor in Southern Studies at the University of Arkansas and Todd Shields, dean of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of political science at the University of Arkansas talk about the GOP’s Southern strategy beyond Goldwater and Nixon moved to capture voters opposed to the civil rights movement.

Modern Motherhood

Just ahead of Mother’s Day, Molly Millwood, Ph.D. in clinical psychology on the faculty at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont and the author of To Have and to Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma (Harper Wave, 2019), offers a psychologist’s insights into the often unsettling terrain of new motherhood.

Mothers have a different experience with time.  Their husbands often don’t loose the same amount of leisure time.

Even with supportive fathers, there is still a disparity between the amount of time demands on fathers and mothers.

Stephen Moore: ‘I’m Not a PhD Economist,’ and Why He’s the Best Man for the Fed

Stephen Moore, fellow at the Project for Economic Growth at the Heritage Foundation, the author of Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive Our Economy (All Points Books (October, 2018), and President Trump’s pick for the Federal Reserve Board, talks about the role of the Fed and its current policies.

 

Stephen Harper on the Success of Healthcare (Brian Lehr)

(16 min)

Healthcare policy is problematic because of the success of the medical profession in developing so many treatments.

 

Stephen J. Harper, economist, entrepreneur, former G-7 leader who served as Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister, and the author of Right Here, Right Now: Politics and Leadership in the Age of Disruption(Signal, 2018), examines the global trends and the legitimate concerns of voters that led to the election of President Trump.