The Political Notebook

The latest episodes of The Political Notebook podcast, a generational exchange on politics and current events, will be published here. You can also subscribe on iTunes or Overcast or Stitcher or Google Play Music or SoundCloud.



4.4.2018 To strike or not to strike? Should that be the question?

Are #RedforEd‘s demands realistic? What’s the most practical way of achieving them?

3.28.2017. Could God Use Twitter? An Easter Reflection on Religion and Culture

A conversation with Matt Emerson, author of “Why Faith? A Journey of Discovery”

3/22/2018. How Alarming is the Trump Chaos?

3/15/2018. Is #RedforEd heading in the right direction?

This week the teachers movement began attacking advertisements that tout the success of Arizona’s schools. The ads are financed by business-interest groups who support Gov. Doug Ducey. On the podcast, we discuss whether the attack is a good strategy toward the goal of increasing teacher pay.

3/08/2018. Should Arizona Teachers Follow the West Virginia Example?

Is there a path forward for more funding for K-12 education and teacher pay that doesn’t involve a strike? Would a strike help or hurt the cause?