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I Hate Politics Podcast

Jul 30, 2021

As Maryland Governor Larry Hogan steps up pressure on his plan to add privately-built and operated toll lanes to I-270 in suburban Maryland, State House Delegate Marc Korman offers a different vision to solve the region's traffic woes. Andrew Saundry's Upcounty Report on what happens when manmade lakes drain out...


Jul 23, 2021

Inspired by political economist Albert O. Hirschman’s groundbreaking work, Sunil Dasgupta talks with epidemiologist Katie Schenk and recently retired schoolteacher Valerie Coll about the decline in public health and education as public institutions and as professions. Very local news including on I-270 toll...


Jul 16, 2021

The first I Hate Politics Candidate Interview with former U.S. Education Secretary John King, who is now running for the governor of Maryland in a crowded field of Democrats. Rather than playing 20 questions usual for candidate forums, Sunil Dasgupta and John King talk in depth about education and equity in...



Jul 9, 2021

In this episode, Sunil Dasgupta talks with Montgomery County resident Will Taylor and the county's right of way manager about more permissive use of the public space that sits in front of most single-family homes. Right of way gardens seem like a small concern but speaks to several contemporary problems of political...