Category Archives: Podcast

9/16 Timothy K. Kuhner: Capitalism v. Democracy

Georgia State University Law Professor Timothy K. Kuhner author of  Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution explains the history of campaign funding scandals, economic power and political exclusion, the choice between Milton Friedman and John Rawls in Buckley … Continue reading

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9/15 Chris Woods: Can Airstrikes Stop Isis?

Investigative Journalist Chris Woods explains when the Iraqi Government requested that the Obama Administration bring drones back to Iraq, the higher rates of airstrikes in Iraq, the Libya model and the fight against Isis, what US airstrikes have focused on … Continue reading

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9/12 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

Political maestro Cliff Schecter explains what the results of the New York state primary means, Zephyr Teachout’s impressive performance, Andrew Cuomo’s machine, Teachout’s revival of the New Deal anti trust message, the politics of the new gilded age, broadening the … Continue reading

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9/11 Obama’s Iraq Folly? & More Stunning News on Michael Brown & the NFL Rice Coverup

President Obama announces strategy against Isis, two witnesses claim Michael Brown had his hands up when he was killed by Darren Wilson, witnesses also claim that Michael Brown was shot with his back turned, Ted Cruz incoherent war plans for … Continue reading

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9/10 Timothy Karr: Internet Slowdown Day & Andrew Cuomo Humbled

Timothy Karr Senior Director of Strategy at Free Press explains Internet Slow Down Day, why the FCC keeps getting Net Neutrality wrong, the telecom industry and FCC revolving door, why we need common carrier status, why the phone and cable … Continue reading

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9/9 Our Next War & Fox Belittles Domestic Violence

Understanding the psychology of domestic abuse the NFL’s disgusting record on domestic abuse, Fox & Friends shocking mockery of the Ray Rice beating video, Fox & Friends demented apology, President Obama set to launch a global war against Isis, did … Continue reading

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9/8 Amir Ahmad Nasr: Does Game of Thrones Explain Isis?

Journalist and author of Amir Ahmad Nasr explains the historical and ideological legacy that created Isis, the fallout from US foreign policy in the Middle East, the role if Saudi Arabia in spreading dangerous fundamentalism and the global strategy for … Continue reading

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9/5 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the bizarre politics of the Kansas Senate race, the independent who could win the Kansas Senate race, could Sam Brownback lose the governors race in Kansas? Can the Democrats keep the Senate? the minimum wage … Continue reading

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9/4 Tim Wu: Why New York’s Governors Race Matters For the Whole Country

Columbia Law Professor and progressive candidate for Lt. Governor of New York, Tim Wu explains the battle for the soul of the Democratic Party, the national implications of the New York race, why Andrew Cuomo needs to be defeated, the … Continue reading

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9/3 David Sirota: Taxpayers Funding the Marriage Between Wall Street & Politicians

Journalist David Sirota explains the pay to play pension schemes orchestrated by the Chris Christie Administration in New Jersey, why New Jersey taxpayers have paid a billion dollars in fees to Wall Street, how Chris Christie is rewarding campaign contributions … Continue reading

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