Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine looks into the link between science and sports. If you are a Green Bay Packers fan, I’m sure you are wondering about the decision on “the play” late in the championship game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Packers were on Tampa Bay’s 8 yard line. It was 4th down […]
After sending $3 million by a wire transfer last night and dropping off a petition this morning to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, the Trump Campaign today has officially completed a request for a partial recount, managing to do so in a tight time window. The recount petition is only for Dane and Milwaukee counties, the […]
As the midterm election approaches, we continue our coverage of issues important to American voters. On today’s episode, Patty takes up voter suppression with Carol Anderson, author of One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy. Throughout the conversation, they cover issues like apathy among young voters, voter disillusionment, the problem with photo […]
President Trump promised last week to start an investigation into voter fraud, based largely on his unsubstantiated claims of “millions” of bad ballots in the 2016 presidential election. Jan Miyasaki talks with Adam Gitlin, counsel from the Brennan Center Justice Democracy Program, about so-called “voter fraud”, how this myth starts, and why it’s perpetrated.