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Why We Believe What We Believe

Why do people believe weird things? We delve into the psychology behind ghost encounters, anti-vaccine hoaxes, conspiracy theories, and more.

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Talkin’ Hurricanes

In the years since Hurricane Katrina, a lot has changed about New Orleans–including the way people talk.

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Replay: WGR’s Summer Reading Recs

Your summer vacation packing list has some key items: cell phone charger, swimsuit, toothbrush. We’re here to add some essentials to your list, with the best book recs from the With Good Reason universe. 

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Drawing History

Sometimes to tell a complex story, you need simple pictures. Enter: comic books.

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American Dissent: Making the Decision to Fight

The second episode of our collaborative podcast series American Dissent shares the stories of six people suing the Trump administration for rescinding DACA protections.

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Infrastructures of Power

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The Face of Fake News

We’re talking all things social media, from the history of fake news to the harms of Facebook.

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Women of War

From the nurses who treated wounded men to the journalists who reported the casualties to the wives who fought for the return of POWs, stories of women’s experiences during the Vietnam War.

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The Year of the Woman

Women have been making headlines all over the country, running for office–and winning. We hear from some of the women who have won and talk about what it will take to get more women on the ballot.

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The Right to Dissent

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?

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Social Mobility through College

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Free the Beaches