Keeping Up With Jones Episodes (25)
Monday, October 21
Homelessness in America is now reaching crisis levels in many urban communities, particularly in cities under Democratic leadership. Lawrence Jones and Democratic strategist Laurie Watkins address if the solution to the crisis falls into the left-right divide.
Monday, October 28
Is it in America’s best national security interest to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, or are we shamelessly abandoning our Kurdish allies? Political commentator Nomiki Konst joins Lawrence to discuss President Trump’s controversial decision to pull out of the Turkish-Kurd fight.
Monday, November 4
Should sport industry professionals stay silent on politics to protect their brand? Lawrence Jones and sports contributor Mike Gunzelman discuss the NBA’s fragile courtship with China.
Monday, November 11
After years of increasing pressure, the NCAA is finally moving forward to pay college athletes. Lawrence Jones and college football reporter Lisa Horne discuss why the controversial move will fix the broken college sports system.
Monday, November 18
America has the most expensive health care system in the world. Is a complete overhaul the solution to rising costs? Lawrence Jones and former Bernie Sanders national staffer Tezlyn Figaro discuss the controversial plan for medicare for all.
Monday, November 25
In stark contrast to President Trump’s hardline approach to immigration, members of the left are pushing for America to open its borders. Lawrence Jones and Fabio Rojas, a sociology professor at Indiana University, debate the perks and pitfalls of moving towards an open-border immigration policy.
Monday, June 10
Is our education system really all about the kids or are teachers' unions going unchecked? Lawrence Jones digs in.
Monday, June 17
Is there a free speech crisis on college campuses? Lawrence Jones and Cathy Areu explore potential bias against conservative college students.
Monday, June 24
Lawrence Jones and immigration attorney Francisco Hernandez dig into what really needs to be done at the border.
Monday, July 1
Lawrence Jones sits down with Democratic strategist Robin Biro to discuss the most interesting Democratic candidates competing in the race for 2020.
Monday, July 8
Lawrence Jones discusses Antifa; whether or not we can call it a domestic terrorist organization and why some on the left believe that what the group is doing is legal.
Monday, July 15
Lawrence Jones sits down with podcaster and comedian Ben Kissel to discuss who is targeting millennials in the 2020 election and the promises being made to young voters that will never be kept.
Monday, July 22
California is set to become the first state in the country to pay for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have full health benefits. Lawrence Jones sits down with Laurie Watkins, former Florida policy director for President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign, to discuss this and more.
Monday, July 29
Athletes have always been involved in politics, but recently we are seeing them bring their views to the playing field. Former NFL star Marvin Washington joins Lawrence to discuss if athletes should keep their focus on the game or use their platform to share their political opinions?
Monday, August 5
Within the last few years we’ve seen the Democratic Party morph toward a new way of thinking and swaying further to the left. Is there still room for moderate Democrats within their own liberal base? Lawrence Jones sits down with Democratic strategist Roger Fisk to discuss.
Monday, August 12
The forgotten urban communities in America like Baltimore, Maryland could benefit from GOP policies but will Democrat leaders ever allow this to happen? Former college and NFL Football player Jack Brewer joins Lawrence Jones to discuss.
Monday, August 19
As the left urges boycotts of Equinox and SoulCycle, Lawrence Jones sits down with Democratic strategist Max Burns to talk about the boycotts and the intersection between consumerism and politics.
Monday, August 26
In light of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein's death, Lawrence Jones sits down with attorney Richard Roth to take a closer look at the American prison system.
Monday, September 2
When it comes to Mueller’s investigation into Donald Trump, did the FBI commit FISA fraud? Was the probe even warranted? Lawrence Jones sits down with Democratic strategist and former Deputy Attorney General of Virginia Stephen Cobb to take a closer look at corruption within the deep state.
Monday, September 9
Should socioeconomic disparities be factored into SAT results? Lawrence Jones and Jay Rosner, a national admissions test expert, weigh in on the controversial ‘adversity score’ and the new toolset to replace it.
Monday, September 16
Three key American values are changing with the younger generation. Lawrence Jones and Fox News Contributor Jessica Tarlov examine if this shift from traditional ‘Americanism’ poses any consequences.
Monday, September 23
Will walking away from the democratic party truly help spur change for black America? Lawrence Jones and Sirius XM Patriot host Sonnie Johnson discuss how to best serve the political interests of black voters.
Monday, September 30
As fresh calls emerge demanding for Brett Kavanaugh's impeachment, is it time for Congress to finish what the FBI started? Lawrence Jones and Democratic strategist David Burstein examine Kavanaugh’s shaky position on America’s highest court.
Monday, October 7
Should teachers and professors be free to share their political views to students? Lawrence Jones and Natalie Elisha Gold discuss if educators should be forced to remain politically neutral in today’s highly polarized society.
Monday, October 14
As support for the impeachment against President Trump grows, so does the public divide. Lawrence Jones and political analyst Lincoln Mitchell debate if the Trump impeachment inquiry is just another partisan attack.