New to Ways and Means in Season 5: Short Takes. Short-form bonus interview content featuring the subjects of this season's episodes. Deondra Rose, Research Director for Polis, Duke University's Center for Politics, sits down with Prof. Sandy Darity for a continued discussion of reparations. Topics include the Reparations Planning Committee, the role of educational institutions in reparations policy, and arguments that make it hard for Sandy to stay professional.
This season of Ways & Means is supported by Polis, the Center for Politics at Duke University.
Every four years, candidates promise change. But is change possible? Duke professor Dan Ariely says resistance to change is actually hard-wired into human nature, yet bright pockets of innovation exist.
On this episode we explore one of the most vexing issues in politics - how to get more ordinary people to run for office.
The paradox of gender equality. We look at how women gained a political voice in the U.S. – and then (surprisingly) in some ways lost it. And we’re going to ask – what can women do to get their political voice back?