What makes a leader decide to go to war? We take a look at the beginning of United States imperialism as we consider why leaders do the things they do.
This election has a lot of people worried about voting–how to do it and how to make it count.
Education will never be the same. While no one has the answers, decisions are being made and teachers, professors and families are rapidly adapting.
There’s a lot to learn in science class: the periodic table, the stages of a butterfly, but also … how to be an American citizen.
In our recent show, Music and Democracy, Charlie McGovern helps us trace the evolution of social change in America through popular songs by the likes of Nat King Cole, Percy …
American Dissent is a production of James Madison’s Montpelier and With Good Reason at Virginia Humanities.
Hosted by Virginia Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book, and With Good Reason radio, this program is part of the “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils.
The second episode of our collaborative podcast series American Dissent shares the stories of six people suing the Trump administration for rescinding DACA protections.
What happens when we push back against injustice? When we stand up for what we think is right? Does the Constitution protect us? All of us?