S3 E30 Is It Time for the U.S. To Require All Presidential Candidates to Pass a Qualification Test?

April 18, 2018

Listen in on an in-depth conversation by Alain and Cris about Syria, Facebook Hearings, OK Teacher Strikes, and Education. We also ask, "Is It Time for the U.S. To Require All Presidential Candidates to Pass a Qualification Test?"

For more on executive powers listen to S1 E42 Executive Powers and The Military 

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S3 E28 Walk 4 Our Lives, Cambridge Analytica, Church News, March Madness

March 28, 2018

Alain and Cris discuss the international marches for gun control, Facebook's folly, why internal Church events are news and how to ensure good reporting on sensitive issues, and how March Madness can lift our spirits.

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S3 E18 Hello 2018! Two Liberals Without a Home, Change For Change Sake

January 11, 2018

We're back with our first episode of 2018. Topics include Hatch's retirement, Intel chip flaw, 20th Anniversary of the Euro, change for change sake, Alain agrees with a Trump position, and we say goodbye to President Monson. 

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S3 E17 Extra Large Christmas Episode- Tax Reform, Net Neutrality, Jerusalem

December 26, 2017

In this extra-large episode, recorded on December 16, 2017, Alain and Cris wrap up the year with an analysis of the loss of net Neutrality, tax reform by lobbyist, finding old friends, Christmas, Jerusalem, and more.

We are also pleased announce our first LEFTalks event: Dare To Wake Up! For Women, is coming on January 26th in Lehi, UT. Find out more at www.latterdayleft.com.  

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S3 E10 Israel Oaths, McCain, Spain, Tax Reform

October 26, 2017

Back from vacation we bring you a full episode. Alain and Cris examine the requirements some states have for construction recovery efforts. Other topics: Ben McAdams (Salt Lake County Mayor) enters the race for UT Congressional District 4, Spain may split in half, tax reform, and more.

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S3 E4 Is This The End of the World and Law of Warfare LDS Edition

September 13, 2017

This week feels like the end of the world. Fires, hurricanes, flood, and an unpredictable administration. Topics include: sexual assault rule change, natural disasters and climate change, Law of Warfare in he Book of Mormon, Drones, tech and law. 

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S2 E45 Season Finale Utahn’s Support of Trump, Contractors vs Soldiers, Internet Privacy, and A Visit To Bird Town

July 26, 2017

 

Cris and Alain are back together to wrap up the season. Who own your social media information? Why send contractors when you can send soldiers? Why is Trump’s approval ratings so high in Utah? All these questions and more.

 

Photo by Sai Kiran Anagani on Unsplash

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S2 E44 Tom Taylor For Utah Congressional District 4, Ezra Taft Benson, Opioid Addiction

July 19, 2017

Tom Taylor joins us to discuss his run for Utah's 4th Congressional District and stays to talk about healthcare, the opioid addiction, science and education, and Ezra Taft Benson.

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S1 E30 Apple VS The FBI

February 24, 2016

Our tech expert and regular host;  Cris Balmanno takes the side of Apple and Alain represents the FBI camp. Along with a longer discussion about how technology is growing faster than the law can accommodate for it. Music credits go to Blondie, Hanging By The Telephone.

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S1 E4 Tech & Education With Craig Janis

August 22, 2015

Craig Janis joins Alain and Cris for our back to school episode.  Listen in as they discuss the Boy Scouts, campaign finance and our main topic: how tech is changing education.

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