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December 12, 2011

Use this blog as today’s thread.  The Listen Live box (above right) will turn dark blue as we go live at 11:30 am EST.  If you’re on an internal page, the Listen Live box is to the left.

On today’s show, David Graeber one of the original organizers of Occupy Wall Street to talk about the movement, his book Debt: the First 5,000 Years, the Occupied port shut down (#D12) on the west coast and more.

Also, D.C. Hunger Strikers are taking a stand for proper representation in Congress.  Support OccupyTheVoteDC by calling Representative Hal Rogers (KY) at 202-225-4601.  Follow their protest @OccupyTheVoteDC and read their declaration at occupythevotedc.tumblr.com.

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Past Episodes

It's Casual Friday! Emma hosts Ryan Cooper, managing editor at The American Prospect, to round up the week in news. Emma first discusses Sinema’s role at the front and center of Biden’s agenda, finally agreeing to the Manchin-Schumer “Inflation Reduction Act” provided they eliminate their ...
Emma hosts Jillian York, Director of International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, to discuss her recent book Silicon Values: The Future of Free Speech Under Surveillance Capitalism. First, Emma dives into Pelosi’s return from Taiwan as tensions between the US and ...
Sam and Emma host Moustafa Bayoumi, columnist at the Guardian, to discuss his recent piece in The Nation, "Journey to Guantánamo: A Week in America's Notorious Penal Colony". Then, Sam and Emma are joined by writer Jacob Silverman to discuss his recent piece in the New Republic "The CEO Trying ...