pandemic politics

Pandemic Politics

May 28, 2020

As the roiling markets and sky-high unemployment jostle for attention in popular media, the positions of the two presumptive party presidential candidates are shifting as well. In with analysis are our political mavens, UA Press Director Nate Bauer and UAF political scientist Alexander Hirsch.


Pandemic Politics

May 21, 2020

A new but familiar figure is back in the political spotlight. Northern Soundbites' political mavens Alexander Hirsch, political scientist at UAF and Nate Bauer, director of the UA Press discuss the re-emergence of Barack Obama.  

Pandemic Politics 2

May 7, 2020

My conversation with Alexander Hirsch, political scientist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Nate Bauer, Director of the University of Alaska Press continues. Coming off of South Korea's elections last month many pundits saw the landslide results for the ruling government as an endorsement of its policies towards the pandemic. What, I wondered, would the United State's response to COVID-19 bode for Republicans in November?