The Young Perspective

The Young Perspective

Two young minds set out to discuss and understand our ever-evolving world and what it means to be America's youth in the 21st century.

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July 16, 2021 15 min

Today we discuss space tourism which will be pioneered by Blue Origins launch this month. Other companies also vying for your flight to space are SpaceX and Virgin Galactic.?

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In this week's episode, we pick up right where we left off in the last Philosophical Questions episode. Listen to hear us answer some of life's most open-ended questions. 

This episode was pre-recorded on June 4th because the hosts are away for the summer. 

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June 18, 2021 11 min

Today we discuss rank choice voting which is to be used in the impending New York City Mayoral Primary election.  Rank choice voting promises prevent runoff elections saving municipalities millions of dollars. 

This episode was pre-recorded on June 4th because the hosts are away for the summer. 

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June 4, 2021 15 min

In this week's episode, we discuss postmodernism. Listen to learn what this theory and movement is, how it began, and its potential harms. 

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May 28, 2021 15 min

Today we discuss some good new related to covid. The first good news in a while. We also mention Biden's new investigation into the origins of Covid-19.


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In this week's episode, we cover court-packing. Listen to hear the history of this issue and discuss the idea of adding more supreme court justices today. 

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May 14, 2021 12 min

Today we discuss the statistics and dangers of teenage alcohol abuse. 

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May 7, 2021 15 min

In this week's episode, we discuss cryptocurrency and all of its components. Listen to learn what crypto is, how it works, and how it's taken hold of the market.

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April 30, 2021 15 min

This week the Census Bureau released the population count and apportionment information from the 2020 Census. This information highlights a shift in power from the Midwest and Northeast to the South and the West. The current population of the US is now 331 million people. 

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This is the first episode of season 4!...

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April 2, 2021 15 min

This week we discuss the dangerous food waste situation we have in America. The statistics are scary with up to 40% of the countries edible food being wasted each year. This is also the last episode of season 3.  Season 4 premiers on April 23rd.


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March 26, 2021 15 min

In this week's episode, we discuss the new voting rights act, The For The People Act. This bill has passed in the House of Representatives earlier this month and is now being debated in the Senate. Listen to learn what is in the bill and what lies ahead for the act.


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Today we discuss an interview we did with Green party presidential candidate, Howie Hawkins. He talks about the Green New Deal and his view of how socialism should be implemented. It is a certain length as we submitted this episode to the NPR Student Podcast Competition.


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March 12, 2021 13 min

Today we speak about America's debate over Private or For-Profit Prisons. These prisons are operated by independent companies that sign contracts with the government. They have higher rates of inmate-on-inmate violence and inmate on officer violence. Listen to learn more about the dilemma facing the country involving private prisons. 


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March 5, 2021 13 min

In this week's episode, we discuss the new $1.9 trillion stimulus package that is currently in the senate. The bill was previously passed by the House and will most likely be passed by the senate. Listen to learn who is eligible for the stimulus checks and what the rest of the package is used for.

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February 26, 2021 16 min

Because we had tons of homework this week we took it easy and did an episode about philosophy. We asked each other philosophical questions about life, nuclear weapons, and then the conversation flowed towards American Power projection.
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February 19, 2021 11 min

In this week's episode, we discuss the power outages in Texas after a winter storm hit the state. The usually hot state was not prepared for the snow and ice storm, leaving millions without power, heat, and clean water for multiple days. Listen to hear how this crisis occurred. 

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February 12, 2021 13 min

Today we examine America's most leftward fringe and their recent activity. Antifa was popularized during the Trump Presidency but doesn't seem to be going away any time soon.
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February 5, 2021 13 min

In this week's episode, we discuss one of the extreme parts of the Republican Party: QAnon. This is the first episode of a two-part series where we dissect the extremes of the two main parties in the U.S. Listen to learn about the rise of QAnon and what it truly is. 

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This week was a crazy one for the stock market! Gamestop and AMC specifically saw crazy gains! It is all because of a Reddit page for of inexperienced investors called WallStreetBets.
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January 22, 2021 10 min

In this week's episode, we discuss Biden's actions during his first few days in office. We also predict what he will focus on during his next four years as President of the United States of America. 

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