InSight by GovSight
The War on Terror

The War on Terror

September 11, 2021

InSight by GovSight. In this episode, we talk in depth about the origins of the War on Terror, an update on the situation in Afghanistan, and what the fight against Terrorism looks like today.

Abortion and the Supreme Court

Abortion and the Supreme Court

June 20, 2021

InSight by GovSight. In this episode, we talk about two Supreme Court cases that shaped abortion law in this country: Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. And we look at the current Court's decision to rule on whether or not a Mississippi law that prohibits most abortions after 15 weeks is constitutional in its upcoming session.

2020 Census: Congressional and population shifts

2020 Census: Congressional and population shifts

June 6, 2021

InSight by GovSight. In this episode, we break down upcoming changes in United States House of Representatives districts and elections as a result of the recent census counts. And we dig into where and why people are moving around the country.

Biden’s first 100 days: climate change, LGBTQ+ legislation, immigration, police brutality and COVID-19

Biden’s first 100 days: climate change, LGBTQ+ legislation, immigration, police brutality and COVID-19

May 11, 2021

InSight by GovSight. This week, we take a look at President Biden's first 100 days in office and the administration's progress on key issues regarding climate change, LGBTQ+ legislation, immigration, police brutality, gun reform and the COVID-19 response effort. 

Unions, Senator Joe Manchin and former Vice President Walter Mondale

Unions, Senator Joe Manchin and former Vice President Walter Mondale

May 1, 2021

InSight by GovSight. In this episode, we discuss the right to unionize and how unions might be affected by President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal. Also, we break down why Democratic Senator Joe Manchin's vote is a linchpin and the legacy of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who passed away in April.

Biden’s infrastructure plan, recreational marijuana legalization in New York and U.S. states reopening

Biden’s infrastructure plan, recreational marijuana legalization in New York and U.S. states reopening

April 17, 2021

InSight by GovSight. This week, we break down President Joe Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure bill, New York State's decision to legalize recreational marijuana and the hurdles states face while balancing vaccinations, variants and reopening.

West Virginia’s population plan, migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and Deb Haaland’s historic cabinet confirmation

West Virginia’s population plan, migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and Deb Haaland’s historic cabinet confirmation

March 30, 2021

InSight by GovSight. This week, we look at West Virginia's effort to increase its population and the uptick in unaccompanied minors and migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. And InSight Host Andy Pierce speaks with the founder of Indigenizing the News, Meghanlata Gupta, about Deb Haaland becoming the first Native American woman to be Secretary of the Interior.

COVID-19 and voting law changes across the U.S.

COVID-19 and voting law changes across the U.S.

March 16, 2021

InSight by GovSight. This week, we delve into coronavirus case counts, federal vaccination updates and voting restrictions announced in some state legislatures.

Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act and Texas’ COVID-19 restriction rollback

Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act and Texas’ COVID-19 restriction rollback

March 10, 2021

InSight by GovSight. This week, we take a closer look at Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's signing of the Consumer Data Protection Act and break down Texas Governor Greg Abbott's decision to lift the state's COVID-19 restrictions and mask mandate. 

The conclusion of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial and the history of presidential impeachments

The conclusion of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial and the history of presidential impeachments

February 21, 2021

InSight by GovSight. This week, we break down the historic second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump that led to an acquittal from the Senate and take a look at past presidential impeachments and their ramifications to the highest office. 

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Parler and consequences of the Capitol riot

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Parler and consequences of the Capitol riot

February 16, 2021

InSight by GovSight. In this episode, we take a look at the repercussions of the Capitol riot and highlight how staunch conspiracy theories led to a social media and political reckoning soon after January 6. 

Joe Biden’s executive orders and Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial

Joe Biden’s executive orders and Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial

February 6, 2021

InSight by GovSight. In this episode, we break down President Joe Biden's mounting list of executive orders signed less than a month into his administration and former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. 

GovSight 2020: A Year in Review

GovSight 2020: A Year in Review

January 25, 2021

InSight by GovSight. In our first episode of 2021, we speak to GovSight Co-Presidents Miguel Pineda and Andrew McKinney on the GovSight Civic Information Platform's development, breakdown our top five political stories of 2020 and highlight what to look forward to in politics this year. 

This episode was recorded before the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff races, Capitol riot and inauguration of President Joe Biden, therefore some terms used are outdated as of its release.

COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, Texas, Facebook’s antitrust lawsuits and Hunter Biden

COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, Texas, Facebook’s antitrust lawsuits and Hunter Biden

December 16, 2020

InSight by GovSight. This week, we breakdown the COVID-19 vaccine distribution across the United States, Texas' lawsuit contesting the 2020 election results in four battleground states, new antitrust lawsuits against Facebook by multiple state attorney generals and the Federal Trade Commission and a federal investigation into Hunter Biden's business dealings. 

Joe Biden’s cabinet selections, stimulus negotiations, soaring COVID-19 cases and vaccines on the horizon

Joe Biden’s cabinet selections, stimulus negotiations, soaring COVID-19 cases and vaccines on the horizon

December 8, 2020

InSight by GovSight. This week, we take a look at President-elect Joe Biden’s picks for his cabinet and administration, congressional progress towards another stimulus package, increasing COVID-19 cases across the United States and the details behind various coronavirus vaccines in development. 

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