“Thinking critically about something the country has done seems patriotic, it’s part of democracy,” Wieskamp said. “Women used to not be able to vote. People were enslaved. Part of these moments when people are pushing for change, pushing for greater equality and inclusion, I think that’s really the beauty of the Constitution. There's nothing more American than standing up for what’s right.”

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A woman sits on a couch wrapped in a blanket with a cat at her side, her apartment filled with plants. Her phone, on the coffee table in front of her, is on speakerphone. From it comes a voice asking about how the woman will discuss work, a career, the future, and bills to be paid without a roommate. The caption reads "silence of the plants."

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“Thinking critically about something the country has done seems patriotic, it’s part of democracy,” Wieskamp said. “Women used to not be able to vote. People were enslaved. Part of these moments when people are pushing for change, pushing for greater equality and inclusion, I think that’s really the beauty of the Constitution. There's nothing more American than standing up for what’s right.”

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On this episode we bring in Scott Hibbard, Associate professor and Department Chair at DePaul University department of Political Science. We talk about his time working as a staffer in Washington, DC and how things really work behind the scenes. We also discuss religion and politics and what do we make of the growing divide between religious right and liberal left. Lastly, we talk about lobby groups and how money plays a role in DC politics. #InTheMoeMent

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