Episode 2.5: Illegal Immigration

Episode 2.5: Illegal Immigration

 

This unscripted and unedited dialogue on illegal immigration features Duke senior Tierney Pretzer and Duke sophomore Mitchell Siegel. Their views are entirely their own. In this episode, you'll hear two Duke students with different views do what many politicians won't do. Through honest, tough, and respectful exchanges, they're proving that constructive dialogue is a vital first step toward jumpstarting meaningful collaboration and sound policymaking.  Sponsored by POLIS, Duke's Center for Political Leadership, Innovation, and Service.

 

These days, extreme partisanship, a breakdown in civility, policy-making and process-driven gridlock, and other pathologies of modern politics have caused many Americans to lose trust in political institutions. The notion of individuals coming together to solve problems seems increasingly antiquated. However, most Duke University students want to hear what the other side thinks. They want to better understand the foundations of others’ beliefs. They want to learn how others’ experiences have shaped their world view.

The Devil’s Discourse Podcast captures these tough, honest, and respectful conversations, showcasing to the Duke community and to communities beyond that constructive dialogue is a first step toward jumpstarting cross-party collaboration and sound policy making.

Episode 2.6: Health Care

Episode 2.6: Health Care

Episode 2.4: Race in America

Episode 2.4: Race in America