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Public Affairs

EllisonReport Nov 20: The #ParisAttack Political Map; Changing #2016 Landscape; #MinimumWage

Thomas Jayoord
Paris Attacks

This week’s ER examines the impact of the post-Paris attack on the political map; populist Republicanism vs. corporate Republicanism; Analysis of the Middle East battle space; the relationship between media and presidential candidates; a deeper look at the pros and cons of a minimum wage hike.

University of Baltimore’s Roger Hartley (@ProfHartley) discusses the shifts in the 2016 election landscape in the wake of terrorist attacks, and an intersect with the immigration debate. Plus: what’s the beef between populists Republicans and big business Republicans.

ER’s Webster Brooks gives a fresh geopolitical take on the what’s happening in Syria after Paris, along with the relationship between players. Could the European Union dissolve over this?

Catalina Byrd (@CatalinaByrd) on the changing, twisted and complex relationship between the media and the (Republican) candidates. Discussing the Paris attacks in the context of social issues in the United States.

Center for American Progress’ Rachel West (@RWest817) examines the benefits of a minimum wage hike. Given the pace of inflation and the cost of things, is $15/hour realistic?

Mercatus Center Don Boudreaux (@mercatus) on the other side, contends the minimum wage can’t work.   

ER 11.20.15 Edition Team:

Charles D. Ellison – Host & Executive Producer

Andre Melton – Producer, WEAA 88.9 FM

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