Wonk and Circumstance 104 - Solar Energy

March 21, 2017

In this week's episode, we talk to Mario Ariza about the solar energy situation in Florida. We cover the gamut from the amendments proposed last year to pie in the sky technology and everything in between.

Mario Alejandro Ariza is a Dominican immigrant to the United States who grew up in Santo Domingo and Miami. He is currently a Michener Fellow in poetry at the University of Miami’s Master in Fine Arts program, and he holds a Master’s degree in Hispanic Cultural Studies from Columbia University.  He has held a waiter-ship from the Breadloaf Writer’s conference, is the winner of the 2015 Small Axe magazine poetry contest, and was a 2016 Cantomundo fellow. His poetry can be found in Gulf Coast, The Raleigh Review, The Baffler, Luna Luna, and The Rumpus. You can find his feature journalism in places like The Atlantic and The Miami New Times, and The New Tropic. His essays appear in Cigar Snob Magazine and are forthcoming in The New Inquiry. He is working on a book about one of his greatest obsessions, human-driven climate change, and its effects on South Florida.

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Wonk and Circumstance 103 - Transportation

March 14, 2017

In this week's episode, Adam Schachner and Nick Jimenez join the podcast to discuss all manner of transportation issues. Throughout the super-sized episode this week, the panelists discuss public transit, self-driving cars, and everything in between.

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Wonk and Circumstance 102 - Guns

March 7, 2017

This week's issue is one of the most contentious topics in politics: Guns. Panelists Adam Schachner, Jordan Sanchez, and Nick Jimenez join the podcast to discuss some of the gun legislation that has been proposed during the 2017 Florida legislative session.

 

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At Launch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Wonk and Circumstance 101 - FL Legislative Preview

March 1, 2017

Welcome to the very first episode of Wonk and Circumstance, a new podcast presented by VoterAid. In this episode, we bring on legislative staffers in Tallahassee, Nick Alvarez and Nick Recuset, to help us preview the the 2017 Florida Legislative session that beings on 3/7/2017.

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At Launch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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