Episode 32: The Divided States of America

Was our nation ever truly “united”? What does that word even mean, when you’re talking about a country as diverse and as historically complex as ours—especially at a time when lies, disinformation, and the forces of division seem to have overcome any democratic principles that once held us together? We agree on this much, at least: cartoons are awesome.

The podcasters:

  • Brennan Jones (host), Finneytown Secondary School
  • Jordan Polk, University of Cincinnati
  • Enock Sadiki, Aiken H.S.
  • Jean Pateman, Talawanda H.S.
  • Joyeuse Muhorakeye, Aiken H.S.
  • Alex Bentley, University of Cincinnati (Transition & Access Program)

Here are two recent NPR stories on this topic:



Podcast recorded Feb. 21, via Zoom

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