Episode 117: Living Through Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey was the single costliest tropical cyclone in U.S. history, causing over $150 Billion (with a B!) in damage. Darcie’s good friend, Anna, shares what it was like to live in Houston, while 41 weeks pregnant, during the storm, and shares her experiences and revelations in the aftermath of the storm. https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/362637413&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true

#LLSBookClub: Authoritarianism and Polarization in American Politics

When I (Darcie) first started reading this book I thought to myself, “Maybe everything isn’t as chaotic as it seems.” Thanks to the work of authors Weiler and Hetherington our current political stage can make a little more sense. Their study of authoritarian tendencies (via child rearing value questions) results in some strong correlations in…