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Ban the Box, Responsibility Culture, Text Message Thrillers

Ban the Box, Responsibility Culture, Text Message Thrillers

Obama to Veto 9/11 Victim Bill
Guest: Ryan Vogel, JD, Professor of National Security, Foreign Policy and the Law of Armed Conflict, Founding Director of the Center for National Security Studies at Utah Valley University
On the eve of the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, Congress passed a bill to let families of the victims sue the country of Saudi Arabia for financial compensation, since 15 of the 19 hijackers were Saudis. But President Obama says he’ll veto the measure, saying it would threaten US foreign policy and diplomatic relations. 

Leaving Out Criminal Status on Applications Actually Hurts Minorities
Guest: Jennifer Doleac, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Virginia
It’s common for a job application to ask if you’ve ever been convicted of a felony. Check the box for “yes” and you can bet your chances of getting the job just went down. So a national movement has swept the country to “ban the box” from job applications and