Politicology

By Politicology

Politics in America is transforming. We’re embarking on a new series to deepen our understanding of who we are, how we got here, and how we rebuild without repeating the mistakes of the past. Ron Steslow hosts academics, behavioral economists, social psychologists, politicos, philosophers, anthropologists, journalists, poets, and storytellers—and more—to discuss America’s political present and future and dive into the deeper problems we face as a nation. Email us questions or comments: podcast@politicology.com. New episodes Wednesdays and Fridays.

  1. 1.
    Politicology Mailbag — Listener Q&A with Ron
    16:10
  2. 2.
    "Sit Down and Shut Up" — The Weekly Roundup
    1:10:02
  3. 3.
    The Great Suppression
    55:33
  4. 4.
    Seeking Justice for George Floyd, Enormous Infrastructure Bill, and Trump-Era Politicization of Science—The Weekly Roundup
    1:04:39
  5. 5.
    Drawing Democracy: Part 2—Racial Gerrymandering and Voting Power
    1:11:14
  6. 6.
    Election Integrity, Powell’s Defamation Defense, Capitol Coup Coordination, and our Cyclical Gun Debate—Weekly Roundup
    1:27:10
  7. 7.
    John Sipher and Molly McKew on Russia’s Asymmetrical Attacks on America
    1:22:02
  8. 8.
    Prosecuting Insurrectionists, Republicans’ Rewrite of the Capitol Attack, Southern Border Crisis, and Investigating Trump—Weekly Roundup
    1:22:52
  1. 9.
    Victoria Soto on the She-cession: Women and Working Families in the Era of COVID-19
    49:53
  2. 10.
    COVID Recovery, Confounding Republican Priorities, and Trump cons the GOP—Weekly Roundup
    53:38
  3. 11.
    Dr. Catherine Sanderson on Becoming Moral Rebels
    1:19:40
  4. 12.
    The Declassified Report on Khashoggi, the For the People Act, and our Domestic Terror Threat—Weekly Roundup
    1:09:11
  5. 13.
    Celeste Headlee on Having Better Conversations
    1:13:07
  6. 14.
    Combatting COVID Vaccine Skepticism, the “Big Lie” around election fraud, and the Dubious GOP Rebrand—Weekly Roundup
    1:06:46
  7. 15.
    Drawing Democracy: Part 1—Redistricting in America
    35:34
  8. 16.
    The GOP's Irreconcilable Differences, David Perdue's delusion, and Anti-Democracy in Georgia—The Weekly Roundup
    48:56
  9. 17.
    How Smartmatic vs. Fox News Will Impact Cable News with Joyce Vance
    37:24
  10. 18.
    Trump’s Second Impeachment, Election Interference Investigation, and Compounding COVID Crises—The Weekly Roundup
    1:12:05
  11. 19.
    Impeachment and the Most Divided Deliberative Body with U.S. Sen. Doug Jones
    1:01:26
  12. 20.
    Republican Party Exodus, Voter Suppression, and the Trump Family Legal Woes—The Weekly Roundup
    1:07:56
  13. 21.
    Reckoning with our Shared Trauma with Mary Trump
    1:04:51
  14. 22.
    NEW: This is Politicology with Ron Steslow
    5:11
  15. 23.
    Navalny’s Arrest, Rudy’s Lawsuit, and the QAnon Caucus Chair—The Weekly Roundup
    1:11:09
  16. 24.
    The Inauguration—The Weekly Roundup
    1:22:35
  17. 25.
    Reconnaissance Tours, The PGA Snubs Trump, and Trump’s Second Impeachment—The Weekly Roundup
    1:19:22
  18. 26.
    Trump vs Democracy Revisited: Anne Applebaum on Authoritarianism
    54:15
  19. 27.
    Trump’s Capitol Siege, His Desperate Phone Call, and Two (More) Wins in Georgia—The Weekly Roundup
    1:19:35
  20. 28.
    The Hidden Battle Against COVID-19—Part 3
    53:16
  21. 29.
    Another Election Lawsuit, Electoral College Challenge, and New Year’s Resolutions—The Weekly Roundup
    51:49
  22. 30.
    The Russian Hacks with Tom Nichols
    54:58
  23. 31.
    Bill Barr Bails, Mitchell leaves the Republican Party, and McConnell’s Desperate Plea—The Weekly Roundup
    43:20
  24. 32.
    The Lame Duck DOD Shakeup with Malcolm Nance
    1:24:23
  25. 33.
    Even More Trump Court Losses, and Trump's Whiff on Additional COVID Vaccine Doses—The Weekly Roundup
    53:36
  26. 34.
    Explained: The Electoral College
    11:04
  27. 35.
    Trump’s Unhinged Fraud Claims, The Trump Grift, and Shady Stock Trading—The Weekly Roundup
    54:03
  28. 36.
    Explained: How a Candidate Officially Becomes the President
    8:45
  29. 37.
    Explained: The Republican National Committee
    49:29
  30. 38.
    The Flynn Pardon, The Trump Legal Team Failure, and the Biden National Security Team—The Weekly Roundup
    56:55
  31. 39.
    The Mailbag
    21:45
  32. 40.
    Trump’s Attempted Coup, Lindsey’s Election Interference, and Covid-19—The Weekly Roundup
    44:05
  33. 41.
    Explained: Georgia Senate Runoffs
    28:15
  34. 42.
    Undermining Democracy, Delaying Transition, and Purges at DOD and the NSA—The Weekly Roundup
    49:35
  35. 43.
    Explained: The Election
    26:03
  36. 44.
    What's Next
    44:20
  37. 45.
    Counting Votes, Trump’s Election Meltdown, and Rising Covid-19 Rates—The Weekly Roundup
    41:03
  38. 46.
    Election Night w. The Lincoln Project
    58:16
  39. 47.
    State of the Vote: The Whole Enchilada
    35:05
  40. 48.
    The West Wing's 2nd Wave, Trump’s 60 Minutes Walkout, and “Getting your husbands back to work”—The Weekly Roundup
    40:23
  41. 49.
    Gen. Michael Hayden and John Sipher on the Trump National Security Risk
    1:18:17
  42. 50.
    State of the Vote: 8 Days Until Election Day & How Georgia Could Tip The Scale
    31:21

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