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Potstirrer Podcast

88 EpisodesProduced by Jaye PoolWebsite

Where politics, religion and history collide - and it's not always polite! Political opinion podcast hosted by former political science instructor and current political observer Jaye Pool. Left-leaning yet not perfectly bound by ideology. Historical context with a dose of progressive Christianity … read more

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25 - Detroit/America Part I: Failed State

In the first of a two-part series, Jaye discusses the decline of the United States within the framework of her hometown, Detroit, Michigan. She also outlines the conditions needed for a thriving country. Is "inefficient" government truly the problem? Is America a failed state?

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Citations:

"Covering Watergate: Success and Backlash." 1974. Time. July 8. http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,943934-1,00.html (April 1, 2018)

"G.I. Bill." The History Channel. https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/gi-bill (April 1, 2018)

"L. Brooks Patterson Slams Detroit: 'The Truth Hurts...Tough S***." 2014. WWJ-TV. January 21. http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2014/01/21/l-brooks-patterson-slams-detroit/ (April 1, 2018)

"U.S. Federal Individual Income Tax Rates History, 1862-2013." 2013. Tax Foundation. October 17. https://taxfoundation.org/us-federal-individual-income-tax-rates-history-1913-2013-nominal-and-inflation-adjusted-brackets/ (April 1, 2018)

Weingroff, Richard F. 1996. "Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, Creating the Interstate System." Public Roads. Federal Highway Administration. 60(1).

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