Category Archives: Podcast

7/23 Scott Lemieux: Conservative Judges Are Ganging Up to Steal Your Affordable Healthcare

Legal writer Scott Lemieux explains the three prongs of Obamacare, the misleading read of the ACA that conservatives are using to attack tax subsidies under the ACA, why the writing of the ACA assumed that some states would not create … Continue reading

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7/22 Bob Ivry: The Seven Sins of Wall Street: Big Banks, their Washington Lackeys, and the Next Financial Crisis

Bob Ivry the author of The Seven Sins of Wall Street: Big Banks, their Washington Lackeys, and the Next Financial Crisis Bob Ivry explains why the sin of pride is the defining sin of Wall Street, why the 2008 financial crisis fully demonstrated … Continue reading

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7/21 Nida Khan: Is Opinion Shifting on Israel/Palestine + The Latest MH17

Journalist Nida Khan explains the importance of Bill Maher’s Gaza and women beating tweet, how opinion on the Middle East is shifting through social media, the death toll in Gaza, creating space for progressive Israeli voices in American media and … Continue reading

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7/18 Netroots: Charlie Pierce, Stephanie Kelton, Gaius Publius, Matt Duss, Ali Gharib, Heather Hurlburt & Markos Moulitsas

Journalist Charlie Pierce explains his family history and the immigrant experience, the humanitarian crisis at the US Mexico border, how our policies in Central America helped create a culture of violence, Republican Affordable Care Act delusions, the state of Netroots … Continue reading

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7/17 Netroots: David Dayen, Jay Tomlinson, Lily Eskelsen García & Chris Savage

From Netroots Nations journalist David Dayen explains the evolution of Netroots Nation, the shift from outsider to insider status at Netroots Nation, voters verse interest group blocks, Andrew Cuomo’s sleazy Wall Street coverup as New York Attorney General and will … Continue reading

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7/16 Saba Ahmed: Muslim & GOP & Rachel Kurzius: Planet of the Apes & The Shock Doctrine

Muslim Republican activist Saba Ahmed explains why she joined the Republican Party, the Islamophobia inside the conservative movement, social conservatism and Islamic values, can the GOP ever be more tolerant and the refugee crisis at the US Mexico border. Rachel … Continue reading

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7/15 Glenn Greenwald: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

Glenn Greenwald author of No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, explains why so much information the NSA collects is not collected from NSA targets, why the NSA’s information gathering is ripe for abuse, the NSA’s … Continue reading

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7/14 Michelle Chen: Why the Supreme Court’s Attack on Labor Hurts Women Most

In These Times contributing editor explains what the Supreme Court did in the Harris V Quinn decision, the history of home healthcare workers labor organizing, the Supreme Court’s assault on work traditionally done by women, could the Harris decision force … Continue reading

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7/11 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains humanitarian crisis on the border, the right’s call for arming the border, dehumanizing children fleeing gang violence in Central America, children and the cruelty of the American right, changing attitudes towards drugs and progressive cultural … Continue reading

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Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

Good morning everyone! On today’s Casual Friday political maestro Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter) and the great Andy Kindler (@AndyKindler). Tune in at noon! Today’s YouTube Livestream: http://bit.ly/1nlt3uu Men’s Rights Activist Paul Elam vs. Majority Report’s Matt Binder

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