Episode 9 – Environment

Hello, and welcome to the first episode of 2019! In this episode Jayson Mears, Madeleine Leigh, Melanie Schnurr, and Paige Penningroth, along with host Liz Clary, discuss the current state of our environment, how it relates to politics, and possible solutions to our impending global problems.

This episode’s sources:

  1. The United Nations, an overview of their special climate report
  2. The United Nations, on the Paris Agreement 
  3. The United Nations, on Nationally Determined Contributions for the Paris Agreement
  4. The United Nations, on climate change
  5. The United Nations, on slowing climate change in 2018
  6. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, their special climate report
  7. Science Alert, which countries are behind their NDC for the Paris Agreement
  8. The Guardian, on Republicans’ opinion of climate change
  9. The New York Times, on Republicans and the Montreal Protocol
  10. The Weather Channel, on global emissions in 2017

Edited/formatted for radio by Madeleine Leigh

Episode 7 – Hate Speech

Hello, and welcome back to The Split Ticket!  Today, Dylan Gadberry, Madeleine Leigh, Sterling McTee, and Paige Penningroth, along with host Brady Silas, discuss free speech, hate speech, and who has the power to regulate hate speech.

This Episode’s Sources:

  1. Freedom Forum Institute, on when the First Amendment applies
  2. Des Moines Register, on Plymouth Church’s BLM banner
  3. AAUP, on exceptions to free speech in schools
  4. Freedom Forum Institute, on freedom of expression
  5. The U.S. Courts, on free speech
  6. Wikipedia, on hate speech in the U.S.
  7. The Washington Post, on hate speech and the first amendment
  8. Reuters, on social media regulating hate speech
  9. Soul of Society: A Focus on the Lives of Children & Youth, “Exposure to Online Hate Among Young Social Media Users”
  10. The Atlantic, on social media and hate speech
  11. The European Union’s Framework Decision on combating certain forms and expressions of racism and xenophobia by means of criminal law
  12. FindLaw, on the legal responsibilities of social media sites
  13. ABC News poll about Neo Nazis

Edited/Produced by Maggie Littel

Formatted for radio by Maggie Littel

Episode 4 – Conspiracy Theories

Hello, and welcome to the Halloween episode of The Split Ticket!  Paige Harken, Camryn Kubicki, Madeleine Leigh, Paige Penningroth, Ireland Larsen, Sabina Idriz, Sterling McTee, Tanner Halleran, Dylan Gadberry, and host Liz Clarey discuss a whole range of conspiracy theories, including Scientology, Bohemian Grove, birds, the Mandela effect, UVB 76, 9/11, the Denver International Airport, and the Liberty Bell.

BIRDS AREN’T REAL.

This Episode’s Sources:

  1. Scientology
    1. Ranker’s 13 Scariest Scientology Conspiracy Theories
  2. Birds Aren’t Real
    1. Birds Aren’t Real official website
  3. 9/11
    1. Educate. Inspire. Change. Facebook video on 9/11
    2. Images of planes after being hit by birds
    3. F4 Phantom Jet Hits Concrete Wall at 500 MPH
  4. Bohemian Grove
    1. Skeptoid on the Bohemian Club Conspiracy
    2. Ranker’s Creepy Stories and Theories About Bohemian Grove 
  5. Aliens
    1. CBS on UFO sightings
  6. Denver International Airport
    1. The Independent, on why the Denver International Airport is so weird
  7. UVB 76
    1. Wikipedia article on UVB 76
    2. The Daily Dot on UVB 76
    3. UVB 76 Live Stream Blog
  8. Mandela Effect/Multiverse Theory
    1. The Independent, on the Mandela Effect
    2. Big Think on how the Mandela Effect proves the existence of parallel universes
  9. The Liberty Bell
    1. Washington Post on the Missing Liberty Bell

Edited/Produced by Madeleine Leigh

Formatted for Radio by Maggie Littel