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Sep 28, 2018

In this season one finale of the "America From Scratch" podcast we look back on the first season of the YouTube series with a little help from our friends at the Minnesota State Fair. Host Toussaint Morrison is joined by producer Josef Lorenzo, writer Katie Moritz, executive producer and director of Rewire.org, Maribel...


Sep 14, 2018

Voter turnout in the U.S. consistently makes headlines, but not for the reasons you'd want. In the U.S., only 55 percent of eligible people cast a vote for president in 2016. Host Toussaint Morrison brings the podcast to the Minnesota State Fair to discuss compulsory voting with a live audience. He's joined by...


Aug 17, 2018

The military isn't for everyone, but should it be? Over 60 countries around the world require their citizens to serve, but the USA is not one of them. If we were to start our country over again, would we require mandatory military service? 

Host Toussaint Morrison is joined by Tanisha Fazal, Associate Professor of...


Aug 3, 2018

With the announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement we just had to stop and ask: If we were making "America From Scratch" today, would we elect our Supreme Court Justices?

Host Toussaint Morrison is joined by Suzanna Sherry, Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, Jacob 


Jul 20, 2018

Freedom of speech. Freedom of religion. Freedom of…private data? As the EU adopts the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, it’s time for us to ask what protections should be in place in the United States. Toussaint Morrison sits down with Josh Cutler, formerly with Microsoft Live Labs and now CTO of Rambl,...