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Athens News Matters: 11/13/2020

This week on Athens News Matters:


  • We check in with CCSD teachers, students, and parents to see how the first week of in-person learning went.
  • Dr. Grace Bagwell Adams Assistant Dean for Outreach, Engagement, and Equity in UGA’s College of Public Health joins us to shed light on the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.
  • The panel discusses this week in news and politics including Georgia’s upcoming state and local runoff elections and CCSD’s back to in-person learning.
  • Cas Mudde, Stanley Wade Shelton UGAF Professor of International Affairs, and Shannon Foley-Martinez consultant at PERIL at American University provide insight on the reasonings behind the increase in activity of hate groups and the far-right in Georgia.
  • WUGA’s Lucas Trevor sits down with Dr. David Cottrell Assistant Professor in UGA's School of Public and International Affairs, and Pat Rosentiel from the National Popular Vote Compact to get their take on the effectiveness of the Electoral College.
  • Analisa Arroyo joins us to discusses her research on how feminist mothers can raise more feminist daughters who are able to stand up for themselves.

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