Check back weekly for a new edition of the CPR podcast, in which student voices debate the most pressing issues in national politics. Some questions we will explore include:
Should Columbia recognize the graduate student union?
What should America’s healthcare system look like?
Should the government legislate abortion?
Is Donald Trump a successful president?
What degree of social inequality is acceptable?
Should Columbia create "safe spaces?"
Can libertarianism help poor people more than socialism?
Joey Siegel (CC ‘20) and Emma Tueller Stone (CC ‘19) take on one of the most enduring questions in American politics: should the government create welfare programs for its most vulnerable citizens? Listen now to part one of our inaugural two-part conversation!
Listen to second part of our conversation with Joey Siegel (CC ‘20) and Emma Tueller Stone (CC ‘19) as they tackle one of the hottest topics in American politics: what is the best way to organize the United States’ healthcare system?
Listen to a conversation between Jake Tibbetts (CC ‘21) and Chris Bolton (CC ‘19) as they discuss an issue at the very heart of politics on campus: should Columbia University recognize the graduate student union? Bonus: Read Chris’ article on this issue here: http://columbiabeacon.org/2018/04/ignorance-is-strength-language-manipulation-and-graduate-student-unionization/
This semester’s final episode: a conversation between a politically-moderate Trump supporter, Dante Mazza (CC ‘19), and an anti-Trump conservative, Christian Gonzalez (CC ‘19), as they grapple with the impact of the Donald Trump’s Presidency.
Questions? Comments? Have a topic you’re dying to discuss? We’d love to hear from you! Email Isabelle Harris at Isabelle.Harris@columbia.edu.