Episodes

Brief commentary on today's issues with the benefit of historical context. Myron Buchholz taught high school history for 34, hoping to inspire informed citizens with a real grasp of the facts and our options. Myron's activism extends well beyond the classroom and into the streets and the halls of government. 

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Episode Broadcast Datesort descending Description
Minimum Wage Does the Minimum Wage Work? 3/27/2016

What does the minimum wage do to help us? Has it worked, historically? Myron has the facts.

Campaign Finance Dollars Should Not Vote 4/3/2016

Myron shares his views on campaign finance, and the role of unlimited money in our (really?) democratic process.

Any Good Wars? Any Good Wars? 4/10/2016

People lose track of essential facts of history about war, and Myron Buchholz sets us straight!

Why Teach History? Why Teach History? 4/17/2016

Myron Buchholz worked as a history teacher for 34 years - why? What does this work accomplish?

005-healthcare.jpg Profit-driven Healthcare 5/8/2016

It's easy to forget what the "healthcare system" used to be like, and what drove it, as opposed to the current system in the USA driven primarily by profit.

006-disabilities.jpg Disabilities & Other Minorities 5/15/2016

How has our country thought about and dealt with minorities, like folks with disabilities? How should we?

Progressive Media 5/22/2016

When is mass media supportive of progressive causes?

American Ecology 6/5/2016

How has thinking about our relationship to the Earth and its creatures evolved in the USA since the nation's founding?

Saving the Land 6/19/2016

Has the USA exploited or protected the land by our agriculture? Where are we heading from here?

Schools for Everyone 6/26/2016

How did public schools start in the USA, and are they really for everyone? Myron knows!

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