[Preview] Jun 1, 2021 – Louis F. Post – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 379

Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel discuss Louis F. Post, an early Assistant US Labor Secretary with some radical leanings, who ended up blocking thousands of post-WWI deportations.

[Preview] May 18, 2021 – The 1920 Census – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 375

Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel discuss the present-day influences of the momentous 1920 US Census, which grappled with trends in urbanization and the recent breakup of several major home countries of immigrants.

May 16, 2021 – The Emergency Quota Act of 1921 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 374

Description: One hundred years ago this week, the US passed the Emergency Quota Act of 1921, sharply restricting certain European immigration. Bill and Kelley discuss.

Links and notes for Ep. 374 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AFD-Ep-374-Links-and-Notes-Emergency-Quota-Act-of-1921.pdf

Theme music by Stunt Bird.

[Preview] May 4, 2021 – The Smith Act – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 371

Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel take a look at the Alien Registration (Smith) Act of 1940, still on the books today, which prohibits advocating the violent overthrow of the US government.

March 12, 2019 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 262

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Topic: Idaho’s large Chinese population in the 19th century. People: Bill, Rachel, Sarah. Recorded: March 10th 2019.

Episode 262 (28 min):
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Music by friend of the show Stunt Bird.

Nov 27, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 250

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Topic: Poisonous rhetoric and media coverage of immigration issues like the caravan. People: Bill, Rachel, and Nate. Recorded: Nov 25th 2018.

Episode 250 (29 min):
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July 3, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 232 Extended

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Topics: Recent Supreme Court rulings; the protests against family separation and ICE; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s election to Congress; Bill’s announcement. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Recorded: July 1st, 2018.

Episode 232 (40 min):
AFD 232

Note that all episodes for the rest of the summer will only be a half hour long.

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