The Young Perspective

Ethan Canfield and Joshua Danziger

Two young minds set out to discuss and understand our ever-evolving world and what it means to be America's youth in the 21st century.

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Today we discuss whether space exploration is more important than protecting Earth. Our world is enduring climate change and many other man-made disasters leaving many to wonder whether we should continue spending billions on space before our own planet?Make sure to tune into Season 5 of TYP in mid-November. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com 

Oct 22

12 min 2 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the recent bankcuptcy of medical giant Johnson and Johnson amid tens of thousands of lawsuits over their talc baby powder. Listen to find out why J&J is being sued and how they are avoiding paying billions by going bankrupt. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com 

Oct 15

11 min 7 sec

Today we discuss the place of traditional monarchies in the 21st century; How they've changed and how they stay relevant after thousands of years.Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com 

Oct 8

11 min 44 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss and explain what the Metaverse is and how it will change the internet forever. Listen to learn about this gigantic leap in the technological world. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com 

Oct 1

12 min 33 sec

We have the pleasure of hearing from Marissa Bishop in this week's episode about Texas's new abortion legislation. She covers the new bill and historical abortion changes in Texas. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Sep 18

16 min 26 sec

Should all High School Graduates be forced to go serve the US? Should they go to the military or perform other acts of national service? Should the US institute mandatory national service for teens? Find out in this week's episode. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Sep 10

12 min 57 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the NFT craze with NFT buyer and seller, Brandon Wolf. Listen to learn what an NFT is and how Brandon is involved in this market.Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Sep 3

14 min 27 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss America's exit from Afghanistan. The nation has fallen and has been taken over by the Taliban. Listen to hear how this crisis occurred. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Aug 20

16 min 9 sec

Is a vaccine booster shot necessary for the Covid Vaccine? Are people getting unauthorized booster shots? Is it moral? Find out in this week's episode of The Young Perspective on all major listening platforms. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Aug 13

11 min 53 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the reason behind the recent scarcity of certain products and goods. Listen to hear how supply chains across the world have been destroyed by the pandemic, and how this crisis has shocked the global market.This episode was pre-recorded on June 4th because the hosts are away for the summer. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Jul 30

14 min 1 sec

Today we discuss space tourism which will be pioneered by Blue Origins launch this month. Other companies also vying for your flight to space are SpaceX and Virgin Galactic. 

Jul 16

15 min 15 sec

In this week's episode, we pick up right where we left off in the last Philosophical Questions episode. Listen to hear us answer some of life's most open-ended questions. This episode was pre-recorded on June 4th because the hosts are away for the summer. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Jul 2

16 min 20 sec

Today we discuss rank choice voting which is to be used in the impending New York City Mayoral Primary election.  Rank choice voting promises prevent runoff elections saving municipalities millions of dollars. This episode was pre-recorded on June 4th because the hosts are away for the summer. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Jun 18

11 min 56 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss postmodernism. Listen to learn what this theory and movement is, how it began, and its potential harms. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Jun 4

15 min 36 sec

Today we discuss some good new related to covid. The first good news in a while. We also mention Biden's new investigation into the origins of Covid-19.Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

May 29

15 min 24 sec

In this week's episode, we cover court-packing. Listen to hear the history of this issue and discuss the idea of adding more supreme court justices today. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

May 21

10 min 43 sec

Today we discuss the statistics and dangers of teenage alcohol abuse. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

May 15

12 min 45 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss cryptocurrency and all of its components. Listen to learn what crypto is, how it works, and how it's taken hold of the market.Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

May 7

15 min 9 sec

This week the Census Bureau released the population count and apportionment information from the 2020 Census. This information highlights a shift in power from the Midwest and Northeast to the South and the West. The current population of the US is now 331 million people. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.comThis is the first episode of season 4!! Get hyped for an awesome season! 

Apr 30

15 min 14 sec

This week we discuss the dangerous food waste situation we have in America. The statistics are scary with up to 40% of the countries edible food being wasted each year. This is also the last episode of season 3.  Season 4 premiers on April 23rd. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Apr 2

15 min 57 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the new voting rights act, The For The People Act. This bill has passed in the House of Representatives earlier this month and is now being debated in the Senate. Listen to learn what is in the bill and what lies ahead for the act.Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Mar 26

15 min 34 sec

Today we discuss an interview we did with Green party presidential candidate, Howie Hawkins. He talks about the Green New Deal and his view of how socialism should be implemented. It is a certain length as we submitted this episode to the NPR Student Podcast Competition. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Mar 19

8 min 16 sec

Today we speak about America's debate over Private or For-Profit Prisons. These prisons are operated by independent companies that sign contracts with the government. They have higher rates of inmate-on-inmate violence and inmate on officer violence. Listen to learn more about the dilemma facing the country involving private prisons.  Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Mar 12

13 min 59 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the new $1.9 trillion stimulus package that is currently in the senate. The bill was previously passed by the House and will most likely be passed by the senate. Listen to learn who is eligible for the stimulus checks and what the rest of the package is used for. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com

Mar 5

13 min 16 sec

Because we had tons of homework this week we took it easy and did an episode about philosophy. We asked each other philosophical questions about life, nuclear weapons, and then the conversation flowed towards American Power projection. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.co

Feb 27

16 min 17 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the power outages in Texas after a winter storm hit the state. The usually hot state was not prepared for the snow and ice storm, leaving millions without power, heat, and clean water for multiple days. Listen to hear how this crisis occurred. 

Feb 19

11 min 2 sec

Today we examine America's most leftward fringe and their recent activity. Antifa was popularized during the Trump Presidency but doesn't seem to be going away any time soon. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com 

Feb 13

13 min 58 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss one of the extreme parts of the Republican Party: QAnon. This is the first episode of a two-part series where we dissect the extremes of the two main parties in the U.S. Listen to learn about the rise of QAnon and what it truly is. 

Feb 5

13 min 50 sec

This week was a crazy one for the stock market! Gamestop and AMC specifically saw crazy gains! It is all because of a Reddit page for of inexperienced investors called WallStreetBets.Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com 

Jan 30

13 min 24 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss Biden's actions during his first few days in office. We also predict what he will focus on during his next four years as President of the United States of America. 

Jan 23

10 min 39 sec

Today we discuss Trump's ban from the top social media platforms as a result of last weeks capitol riots. He was banned from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat and more in the span of a couple days. What does this mean for freedom of speech? What does this mean for his supporters? Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netInstagram: the_young_perspectiveEmail: ejtheyoungperpspective@gmail.com 

Jan 15

14 min 17 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the recent Russian hacks of 18,000 US companies and federal agencies. This is the largest and most severe string of Russian hacks in recent history. Listen to hear how this happened and what will be the repercussions. 

Jan 8

11 min 11 sec

Today we discuss the Georgia Runoff Elections which will take place on Tuesday, January 5th. The results will shape how much the Biden Administration is able to get done in the next two years. We also discuss the severity of the situation for the Democrats with Democratic campaign worker, Ben Kanter. Find more of us at http://theyoungperspective.netEmail: ejtheyoungperspective@gmail.comInstagram: the_young_perspective 

Jan 1

24 min 17 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss cancel culture and its effects. This is a complicated issue that we break down and discuss the pros and cons of each side.  

Dec 2020

14 min 57 sec

Gene editing is a controversial topic after in 2018, a Chinese doctor edited the HIV susceptible gene in twins. The technology is promising in eliminating disease but how far should it go? Should we be able to edit features like skin color or personality? Find out in this weeks episode. Our website is theyoungperspective.net Find us on instagram at the_young_perspectiveEmail us at ejtheyoungperspective@gmail.com

Dec 2020

12 min 40 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss Pfizer's new vaccine and some of its most important questions. How does the vaccine work and is it safe?Who will get the vaccine?When will we able to get the vaccine?

Dec 2020

17 min 17 sec

Today we speak about last weeks assassination of the head of the Iranian nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. It is fascinating to hear the possible impications of his killing and who might have done it. Find The Young Perspective at theyoungperspective.netWe are also on instagram at the_young_perspective

Dec 2020

13 min 25 sec

In today's episode, Josh and Ethan discuss the importance of investing in the stock market when you're young. They focus on three key principles of investing: compound interest, risk, and index funds. Listen to hear why you should start investing now. 

Nov 2020

15 min 15 sec

Today we speak to Green Party Presidential Candidate, Howie Hawkins, about the challenges third party candidates face in their election campaigns. Find The Young Perspective at theyoungperspective.netOur Instagram is the_young_perspectiveContact us at ejtheyoungperspective@gmail.com

Nov 2020

24 min 20 sec

What to expect at The Young Perspective. Go check out or most recent episode!Contact us at theyoungperspective.netOur Instagram is the_young_perspectiveCheck us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.Contact us at ejtheyoungperspective@gmail.com

Nov 2020

2 min 7 sec

Today we discuss the benefits and downfalls of partisan and nonpartisan news organizations with youth journalist Gabe Fleisher. Gabe authors a daily political newsletter called Wake up To Politics that he sends to 50,000 people. He speaks about how he remains nonpartisan in an environment teeming with partisan antagonism.  Find Gabe's newsletter at wakeuptopolitics.comFind us at theyoungperspective.netOur Instagram is the_young_perspectiveEmail us at ejtheyoungperspective@gmail.com

Oct 2020

30 min 22 sec

In this episode, we break down President Trump and Vice President Biden's stance on some of America's most important issues: healthcare, the economy, climate change, and foreign policy. This is the Policy Showdown. 

Oct 2020

15 min 36 sec

In this episode, we discuss social media. Josh thinks that the benefits of social media outweigh the negatives, but Ethan disagrees. Listen to hear the pros and cons of this explosive industry.

Oct 2020

18 min 33 sec

Today we speak with the founder and president of Youth In Politics, Zubair Hussein. His organization strives to increase youth involvement in their nations political situations. .Find Zubair Hussein at youthinpolitics.net.Find The Young Perspective at ejtheyoungperspect.wixsite.com/theyoungperspective .Find us on Instagram at the_young_perspective.Contact us at ejtheyoungperspective@gmail.com

Oct 2020

16 min 19 sec

In today's episode, we discuss the first 2020 Presidential Debate. We offer a recap of the highlights of the debate and provide an analysis of who did well and who didn't. We end off by discussing if anyone, who won the debate.

Oct 2020

17 min 53 sec

Today we discuss the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the legacy she has left. We also discuss the her impending replacement. Listen wherever you consume your podcasts. Find us at ejtheyoungperspect.wixsite.com/theyoungperspective or on Instagram at the_young_perspective

Sep 2020

16 min 37 sec

In this week's episode, we discuss the Pledge of Allegiance and whether or not it should be recited every morning in school.

Sep 2020

17 min 38 sec

Today we speek about what the major three sports leagues, the NBA, MLB, and NFL are doing to prevent coronavirus spread among their teams. We also welcome a special guest and new member of The Young Perspective team Marrissa Bishop. Find more info about us at ejtheyoungperspect.wixsite.com/theyoungperspective Email us at ejtheyoungperspective@gmail.com. 

Sep 2020

15 min 2 sec

In today's episode, we discuss one of life's biggest unanswered questions: What is the meaning of life? Listen to learn about how this question is different for every individual and can be answered from a religious, scientific, and philosophical perspective.Go check out our website: https://ejtheyoungperspect.wixsite.com/theyoungperspective to listen to all of our episodes and to contact us personally.Also, follow our Instagram @the_young_perspective to stay up to date on when we are posting new episodes.

Sep 2020

14 min 51 sec

Today we speak with the curator of the Houston Heights Mini WWII Museum, Jake Cosgrove, about the story and mission of the museum and why WWII is important today. museum website: https://hhww2museum.com/index.htmlmuseum Instagram: @heightsminiww2museummuseum facebook: @heightsminiww2museum 

Aug 2020

17 min 15 sec