Category Archives: Podcast

10/28 Jessica Bruder: The End of Retirement: When You Can’t Afford To Stop Working

Journalist Jessica Bruder explains the American retirement crisis, more people living in vans across America, Nickled and Dimed meets On the Road, the new low income labor force, where mobile workers end working, the collapse of American retirement security and … Continue reading

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10/27 The Ebola Elections

Smart Floridians want to secede because of the climate crisis, Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo enforce obscene Ebola quarantine policies, was the Cuomo Christie press conference the worst thing ever? Nurse quarantined in New Jersey in violation of her human … Continue reading

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10/24 Cliff Schecter & Richard Kind: Casual Friday!

Political maestro Cliff Schecter joins us to discuss his latest piece on the police chief of Oakley, Michigan, population less than 300, deputizing 100 people to combat ISIS and hides their identity, what that says about America, an update on … Continue reading

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10/23 Carne Ross: A Post Corporate World? & #GamerGate

Carne Ross the founder of Independent Diplomat explains the nationalism, what is progressive nationalism, the failures of Eurozone policies, austerity and democracy, the failure of Francois Hollande, worker cooperates and new economies and holding power accountable. A #GamerGate supporter calls and … Continue reading

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10/22 Chris Christie Sick of Minimum Wage Talk, Ebola Craziness & Your Problems With Sam

Chris Christie is sick of hearing about the minimum wage, he is lying and disgusting, a new video explains the “problems with Sam Seder”, proving that Sam is Jewish, Progressives United Political Director Josh Orton explains why Scott Walker might … Continue reading

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10/21 James Risen: Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

Journalist and author of Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War James Risen explains the immense corruption of the “war on terror”, Iraqi money laundering, the new mercenary class, the conman who claimed to read secret terrorism message on Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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10/20 Dani McClain: Why Black Women Are the Voting Bloc to Watch in the Midterms & Brianna Wu: GamerGate

Nation Institute Fellow Dani McClain explains why Black women voters are key for the Democrats in the midterms, how grassroots organizers are connecting social and economic justice, Moral Mondays and shifting southern politics and voter suppression efforts and the 1014 … Continue reading

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10/17 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains why Andrew Cuomo is so delusional, the best ways to vote against Cuomo in 2014, the state of play in the 2014 election, can Mitch McConnell still beat in Kentucky, why Democrats may pull off … Continue reading

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10/16 Ryan Grim: Kill The Messenger: How The Media Destroyed Gary Webb

Huffington Post Washington Bureau Chief Ryan Grim explains the story of Gary Webb the reporter who broke the CIA/Contra Cocaine dealing story,  John Kerry’s role in exposing drug running, how the CIA loosened rules on reporting drug running, how the … Continue reading

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10/15 Jamie Kilstein & Allison Kilkenny: Newsfail

Citizen Radio co-hosts and co-authors of Newsfail  Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny explain what inspired their book, why Allison quit the Nation, diversity and progressive media, who Jamie and Allison read, the problems with Jon Stewart and the Daily Show, debating Stephen Colbert, why … Continue reading

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